Timer Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Cook Time: N/A
Portions Serves: 1-2

Ingredients

Start your morning with a blast of strawberry and banana flavour. Add a tablespoon of chia seeds if you have them for an added boost.

1 frozen banana
2 large frozen strawberries
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) enriched vanilla soy or rice beverage or milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) fortified orange juice
Ice cubes (optional)

 

Preparation

  1. In blender, blend banana, strawberries, soy beverage, orange juice and ice cubes, if using, until smooth.
Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 166 Fat 3g
Saturated 0g Trans 0g
Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 68mg
Potassium 542mg Calcium 317mg/32%
Carbohydrate 29g Fibre 1g
Sugars 21g Protein 6g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 45%
Iron 10%

*The percentage of calcium is based on the Osteoporosis Canada’s daily calcium requirement for people under 50 years of age of 1000 mg.

Osteoporosis Canada’s position on nutrition for healthy bones focuses on calcium and vitamin D while stressing a well-balanced diet which includes fiber and whole grains, vitamins and minerals and protein, while including all four food groups in Canada’s Food Guide.

Recipe by

Emily Richards,

Professional Home Economist