"Get Your Orange" Flax Smoothie

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From: EatingWell Magazine January/February 2012

This bright orange smoothie gets its color from frozen peaches plus carrot and orange juice. Fresh ginger packs a flavorful punch.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 2 cups frozen peach slices
  • 1 cup carrot juice
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed (see Tip)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger

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  1. Combine peaches, carrot juice, orange juice, flaxseed and ginger in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
  • Tip: Look for ground flaxseeds (or flaxmeal) in the natural-foods section of large supermarkets or in natural-foods stores. Store in the refrigerator or freezer.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 1/2 cups
  • Per serving: 209 calories; 4 g fat(0 g sat); 6 g fiber; 41 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 55 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 28 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 23316 IU vitamin A; 82 mg vitamin C; 72 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 82 mg sodium; 964 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (467% daily value), Vitamin C (137% dv), Potassium (28% dv), Magnesium (20% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2
  • Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat

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