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“Get Your Orange” Flax Smoothie

January/February 2012

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


“Get Your Orange” Flax Smoothie Recipe

Makes: About 3 cups for 2, 1 1/2-cup servings

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Preparation

  1. Combine peaches, carrot juice, orange juice, flaxseed and ginger in blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • 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

Per serving: 209 calories; 4 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 41 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 6 g fiber; 38 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

Exchanges: 2 fruit, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat


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Recipe Categories

Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Brunch
Snack
Type of Dish
Beverages, smoothies
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Servings
2
Publication
January/February 2012
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