Apple à la Mode Smoothie Recipe

Ingredients

For the unsweetened applesauce:

  • 1 cup chopped peeled apple
  • 1 cup water

For the smoothie:

  • 2 cups nonfat vanilla frozen yogurt
  • ¾ cup unsweetened applesauce
  • ¼ cup apple juice, chilled
  • 1 cup diced fresh apple, frozen
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

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by Mary Corpening Barber

Make this smoothie for the apple of your eye, because not only is it rich and delicious, apples contain pectin, a fiber that helps to reduce cholesterol.

Adapted from "Smoothies: 50 Recipes for High-Energy Refreshment" by Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, and Lori Lyn Narlock.

Directions

For the unsweetened applesauce:

Combine apple and water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes, or until the apples are tender and the water has evaporated. Mash with a fork. Let cool before using.

For the smoothie:

Combine the frozen yogurt, applesauce, and apple juice in a blender. Add the apple, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Blend until smooth.

 

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