Berry-Mint Kefir Smoothies- week 12

Kefir is similar to yogurt, full of gut-friendly probiotics. But it has fewer carbs and a more drinkable consistency--perfect for smoothies.

Andrea Kirkland M.S., RD

Servings: 2

Berry-Mint Kefir Smoothies

1 cup low-fat plain kefir (see Tip)

1 cup frozen mixed berries

cup orange juice

1-2 tablespoons fresh mint

1 tablespoon honey

Directions

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Step 1

Combine kefir, berries, juice, mint to taste and honey in a blender. Process until smooth. (The smoothies will keep in the refrigerator for up to 1 day or in the freezer for up to 3 months.)

Tips

Tip: Kefir is a drinkable yogurt found in the dairy section of most supermarkets

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup Per Serving: 137 calories; protein 6g; carbohydrates 27g; dietary fiber 4g; sugars 15g; fat 1g; saturated fat 1g; cholesterol 5mg; sodium 64mg.

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