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Apricot Smoothie

This smoothie has a delightfully lighter sweetness than most other smoothies. Apricots are a wonderful source of vitamin A, C, and beta-carotene.


Makes 3 servings

1 cup frozen banana chunks
1 cup frozen apricots
1/4 cup apple juice concentrate
3/4 cup fortified soy- or rice milk


Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Serve immediately.

Per serving (1 cup): calories: 142; fat: 1.5 g; calories from fat: 9.2%; cholesterol: 0 mg; protein: 3.5 g; carbohydrates: 31 g; sugar: 20.6 g; fiber: 3.1 g; sodium: 42 mg; calcium: 89 mg; iron: 1.2 mg; vitamin C: 10.2 mg; beta-carotene: 579 mcg; vitamin E: 1.4 mg

Recipe from Jennifer Raymond M.S., R.D. found in Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Cancer by Vesanto Melina, M.S., R.D.

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