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Orange-Banana Smoothie

This beverage is not as sweet as many of the commercially available versions. If you want it sweeter, add a little extra orange juice concentrate
  Fortified soy milk/Other nondairy milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Calcium fortified orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Frozen banana 1⁄2 , cut or broken into chunks
  Ice cubes 5
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon

Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth and frothy.

Orange Julius is best served immediately. Leftovers may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 day or frozen for up to 1 week. Blend the mixture again before serving.

Recipe Summary

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How about a dose of beta-carotene for the day? Not only is this an immune booster, this is also a treat for your eyes and skin! Katherine shows you how to make this quick and simple drink. The banana in it gives it a nice creamy texture as well sweetens the drink! Watch the video and learn how to do this!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 235 Calories from Fat 28

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.8%

Saturated Fat 0.46 g2.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 134.5 mg5.6%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.2%

Sugars 25.2 g

Protein 10 g20.8%

Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 73.7%

Calcium 12% Iron 25.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Orange-Banana Smoothie Recipe Video