Thermos-Ready Smoothie

Thermos-Ready Smoothie

21 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, October/November 2005

This healthy smoothie recipe is a protein and fiber-rich drink to go.

Ingredients 1 serving

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  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • ½ banana
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup silken tofu


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  1. Combine berries, banana, apple juice and tofu in a blender; blend until smooth.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 276 calories; 3 g fat(0 g sat); 7 g fiber; 62 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 14 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 43 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 46 IU vitamin A; 26 mg vitamin C; 43 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 35 mg sodium; 589 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (43% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 4
  • Exchanges: 4 fruit, ½ medium-fat meat

Reviews 21

February 22, 2016
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By: EatingWell User
its ok tastes ok Pros: its ok Cons: its ok
February 27, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
Too many carbs This is far too sweet and has way too many carbs for me. Cut the fruit by at least half- about a quarter cup of berries OR the banana is OK, and add a scoop of protein powder to make a smoothie that is healthy and will keep you from being hungry in an hour Pros: Lots of healthy stuff
January 02, 2014
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By: EatingWell User
Better recipe for cutting calories and loosing weight Try 1/2 cup frozen strawberries or blueberries (both low in sugar content) 1/2 cup greek yogurt, 1/2 scoop vanilla whey protein powder but not necessary (bio trust is great), 1 packet of stevia (NO other sugar substitute) 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk or unsweetened coconut milk (found in your refrigerated grocery health food section) and blend (fruit juice is loaded with sugar). You can also add a handful of fresh kale and you wont even taste it! Cons: juice
September 02, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
I recently became a smoothie addict. I'm making a green smoothie every day as part of the breakfast or lunch. 2 main things: powerful blender and ratio of fruits & veggies. Most of the time I'm making sure the fruits make less than 50% of the ingredients to cut down on sugar. My recent fave is 2 cups of spinach, 1/2 avocado, an orange (not just juice, the whole orange), about a cup of grapefruit and ice. If I don't have fresh grapefruit I use some from the No sugar added Del Monte jar. Sometimes I add a scoop of flavorless whey protein. It's a little tart and absolutely refreshing. Even my husband who doesn't like smoothies (especially green) drinks one and asks for more!
February 10, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
need help hey dose anyone know any good healthy breakfast recipes?
April 05, 2011
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By: kdmarsh8
Yummy - with revisions I edited this recipe to cut down on some of the sugar and boost its nutritional index. Instead of 1/2 cup of fruit juice I instead use about 1/3 cup of almond milk, a splash of 100% cranberry juice (adds some tartness that I like), and the juice of one fresh juice orange. I also add in 1 cup of fresh spinach to the mix as well as a dollop of yogurt. Pros: Delicious, easy to make Cons: Maybe too much sugar?
March 10, 2011
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By: EatingWell User
awesome breakfast smoothie i usually make this with skim milk instead of apple juice and a scoop of vanilla whey protein powder instead of tofu. according to the packages, my "no added sugar" apple juice has 14 g sugar in a 1/2 cup and my mixed berries have 10 g. not sure what the sugar content is in a banana or tofu, but remember none of it is "added" sugar. it is ok to eat a little bit of sugar, it naturally occurs in lots of healthy food.
November 29, 2010
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By: Ashley_Ann
The great thing about smoothie recipes that you can alter them to your needs and taste. Too much sugar in these bad boys? I would cut out the apple juice and add some low fat vanilla yogurt for texture and taste. Looking to lose weight or sneak in veggies? Invest in a juicer!!!!!!!! I swear it is so important. I hate carrots but I juice one big one and put it in with my smoothie and add some vanilla flavored whey protein. I swear it is delicious. Experiment with frozen fruit. Trust me, no need for sugary juices the fruit will make it nice and sweet and yummy.
October 18, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
This smoothie was good. Swapped out apple juice with 1 cup peanut butter and berries for dark chocolate. I lost weight instantly!
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