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Get up and Go Breakfast Smoothie

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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  • Course Beverages & Snacks
  • Prep. Time 5 mins
  • Yields 2 servings

Smoothies are a great addition to a balanced breakfast. This recipe includes a a full serving of fruit and yogurt, as well as fibre.

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups (375 mL) 2% plain yogurt, divided
1 cup (250 mL) frozen mixed berries (blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and/or strawberries)
1/4 cup (50 mL) natural wheat bran
2 tbsp (30 mL) sliced almonds (optional)
2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey

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Preparation

In a blender, purée half the yogurt, along with berries, bran, almonds (if using) and honey until smooth; add remaining yogurt and pulse until blended. Pour into chilled glasses or travel cups and serve immediately.

Tips

Bags of mixed frozen berries are terrific to keep on hand and are much more economical than buying fresh when they’re not in season. If you do have fresh berries, freeze them on a baking sheet until solid, then transfer to a freezer bag or airtight container. Use them frozen to add a thick texture to smoothies.

The almonds create a twist by adding texture and a nutty flavour to the smoothie, though you can leave them out if you prefer.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 269 Calories
Protein: 13 g
Carbohydrate: 47 g
Fat: 6 g
Fibre: 5.6 g
Sodium: 130 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 33 % / 363 mg
Vitamin B12: 52 %
Magnesium: 38 %
Phosphorus: 34 %
Riboflavin: 33 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 1 milk product serving(s) per person.


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