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)