Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

Blueberry and Banana Smoothie
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Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

Jane Bruce

Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

A smoothie for breakfast is one of my favorite ways to start the day. They're easy to make, quick to drink, and packed with nutrients. For an added boost, there's a spoon of chia seeds in this recipe.

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1
Servings
303
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • small banana, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1/4  Cup  frozen blueberries
  • 2  Tablespoons  vanilla yogurt
  • 3/4  Cups  whole milk
  • 1  Tablespoon  chia seeds

Directions

Put all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
11g
12%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
23mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
43g
33%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
69µg
10%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
201mg
20%
Choline, total
7mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Fluoride, F
4µg
0%
Folate, total
26µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
85mg
27%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
263mg
38%
Selenium, Se
12µg
22%
Sodium, Na
408mg
27%
Water
180g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Blueberry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Blueberry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.