Imagine yourself in a tropical island paradise sipping this tasty and healthy fruit smoothie. Indeed a very good way to freshen up your day. Not only that, strawberries are known for it nutritional benefits too.
Strawberries are filled phytochemicals, Vitamin A,E and B complex and can also reduce the risk of cancer and heart diseases. Strawberries are also good sources of folic acid, potassium and fiber. Strawberries are also fat-free and low in calories.
To those who watch their waistlines, sprinkle some black pepper on strawberries will surely surprised you with the result.
1 container (6 oz) Fat Free strawberry, strawberry kiwi or strawberry mango yogurt
1/2 cup sliced fresh or frozen strawberries
1/2 cup orange or pineapple juice
Pineapple chunks, strawberries or kiwifruit slices, if desired
In blender, place yogurt, strawberries and juice. Cover; blend on medium speed about 2 minutes or until smooth.
Pour into serving glass. Garnish with pineapple. Serve immediately.
Makes 1 serving
You could also serve this smoothie as a chilled soup. Pour it into a hollowed-out pineapple or melon bowl, and top with a bit of whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon.
Recipe credits to BettyCrocker.com
Photo credits to Pinterest.com