Healthy Recipes

Fruit and Bran Smoothie
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Servings: 4
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Orange juice 2 cups
Strawberries 2 cups
Bran cereal ½ cup
Low-fat strawberry yogurt 1 cup
Chopped carrots ½ cup
Ice 2 cups

  1. Place all items into blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Diabetic Exchange
Fruit: 1; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 1; Other: 0

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 160
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugars 25 g
Proteins 4 g
Vitamin A 60% DV
Vitamin C 180% DV
Calcium 10% DV
Iron 10% DV
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