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Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe contains cheese and some of those who are lactose intolerant may be able to tolerate it.

Sodium
This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
No specific GERD triggers.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Check for modified food starch in yogurt.

 

"Sure I eat what I advertise. Sure I eat Wheaties for breakfast. A good bowl of Wheaties with bourbon can't be beat." -Dizzy Dean, Baseball player

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A smoothie can make a great breakfast if you're on the run and only have a few seconds. Use a base of non-fat yogurt for a good protein source and a lot of fruit for good carbs and fiber. I like using papaya or mango juice because they gives a good thick texture and are easy on the stomach.


 

Healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie



Servings = 1 | Serving size =about 1 1/2 cups

Cooking Time = 15 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied but doesn't keep well.

1/4 cup non-fat yogurt
1 cup fresh strawberries
1/2 cup mango juice
1/2 banana

Place the yogurt, strawberries, mango juice and banana in a blender and blend on high until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size = about 2 cups

Servings = 1

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 234 Calories from Fat 0
  % Daily Value
Total Fat 1g 1%
    Saturated Fat 0g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 32mg 1%
Sodium 103mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 51g 17%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    Sugars 40g  
Protein 9g  
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 191%
Calcium 29% Iron 7%
Vitamin K 5 mcg Potassium 786 mg
Magnesium 63 mg