Blueberry Raspberry Smoothie

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It's the time of year to enjoy fresh in-season berries and this smoothie recipe serves up plenty of protein, fibre, antioxidants, vitamin C and calcium. Frozen berries work equally well. For a priobiotic boost, use kefir instead of yogurt.

Blueberry Raspberry Smoothie


Quantity Ingredients
1/2 cup / 125 ml blueberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup / 125 ml raspberries, fresh or frozen
1/2 cup / 125 ml plain yogurt (1% MF or less) or unflavoured kefir
1/2 cup / 125 ml milk (1% or skim) or unsweetened soy milk
1/2 cup / 125 ml 100% pure orange juice
1/2 tsp / 2 ml grated fresh ginger root, or to taste


Combine all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth. Serve cold.

Serves 2.

Per 1 cup (250 ml) serving: 122 calories, 6 g protein, 1 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 23 g carbohydrate, 3 g fibre, 4 mg cholesterol, 72 mg sodium

Source: Leslie Beck's Healthy Kitchen