Fruit Smoothies

Fruit Smoothies

Whether you’re making a smoothie for breakfast, a midday snack, or an after dinner dessert, they are always a wonderful way to get some added fruit and dairy into your diet! Try using different combos of fruit, substitute yogurt for milk, or even add in kale!

Fruit Smoo

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Fruit Parfait

Fruit Parfait

This is a great easy snack that you can make quickly. You can also mix up the ingredients by adding different fruits or different flavors of yogurt to add variety!

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of chopped apples
  • a cup of sliced strawberries
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1 cup of lowfat or nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup of granola
  • 1/2 cup of raisins

Directions

  1. Use a clear glass and begin by making a layer of one of the fruits
  2. Add a layer of a 2nd fruit
  3. Add a layer of yogurt
  4. Add a layer of granola
  5. Add a layer of your 3rd fruit
  6. Top with raisins

Or… be creative and layer your parfait however you’d like!

Berry Smoothie

Berry Smoothie

Smoothies make a great addition to a breakfast or can be eaten as a healthy snack on a hot summer’s day! Make a big pitcher of this smoothie to share around with the whole family or keep some on hand in the fridge.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of apple or orange juice
  • 1 cup low fat or non-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 small (or 1 large) ripe banana
  • 1 cup of berries (you choose the type!) fresh or frozen

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender
  2. Blend for at least 20 seconds or until the mixture is smooth
  3. Enjoy!