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Blue cranberry smoothie


BC Blueberry Council

You can sip this simple smoothie when you have a poor appetite and need hydration. It’s also a good option if you have a sore throat or find food hard to swallow. Try using an almond drink or soy beverage in this recipe instead of the water for extra calories and protein. Or replace the yogurt with any kind of milk or a soy or nut beverage for a thinner texture.

2 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen 500 mL
1 cup fresh cranberries, whole 250 mL
1 1/2 cups 2% to 4% vanilla yogurt 375 mL
1 1/2 cups cranberry juice blend or cocktail 375 mL
2 cups water 500 mL
2 tbsp fresh mint 30 mL

Put all the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings

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Nutrition information
Per serving
Calories 215
Fat 2 grams
Carbohydrates 46 grams
Fibre 3 grams
Protein 5 grams

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