Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

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Blueberry and Banana Smoothie
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
306
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
1 smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
16%
Sugar
30g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Protein
11g
21%
Carbs
46g
15%
Vitamin A
92µg
10%
Vitamin B12
1µg
16.4%
Vitamin B6
0.5mg
23.5%
Vitamin C
13mg
21%
Vitamin D
2µg
1%
Vitamin E
0.5mg
2.5%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
342mg
34%
Fiber
8g
31%
Folate (food)
41µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
35µg
9%
Iron
1mg
8%
Magnesium
93mg
23%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
325mg
46%
Polyunsaturated
3g
N/A
Potassium
748mg
21%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
28.2%
Sodium
102mg
4%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
14.4%
Zinc
2mg
11%

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