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Green Monster Smoothie

Green Monster Smoothie

1 1/2 c. strawberries, hulled

2 c. spinach

1/2 banana, peeled

1 Tbsp. orange juice concentrate

1/2 single serving low-fat yogurt, any flavor

1/4 to 1/2 cup milk, water or juice

Place prepared ingredients in freezer-safe bag. Push out air and lay flat in freezer. When ready to prepare, place ingredients in blender with 1/4 to 1/2 cup milk, water or juice.

Makes two servings. Each serving has 160 calories, 2 grams (g) fat, 6 g protein, 32 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber and 95 milligrams sodium.

(Julie Garden-Robinson, Ph.D., R.D., L.R.D., is a North Dakota State University Extension food and nutrition specialist and professor in the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences. Follow her on Twitter @jgardenrobinson)