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
272
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
9g
13%
Sugar
30g
33%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Carbohydrate, by difference
38g
29%
Protein
10g
22%
Vitamin A, RAE
64µg
9%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
4mg
5%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
339mg
34%
Choline, total
27mg
6%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
22µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
75mg
23%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
294mg
42%
Selenium, Se
17µg
31%
Sodium, Na
88mg
6%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
185g
7%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.