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Morning Smoothie Recipe

Morning Smoothie Recipe

Start your morning with a blast of strawberry and banana flavour
Morning Smoothie Recipe

Morning Smoothie Recipe

Start your morning with a blast of strawberry and banana flavour

PREP TIME: 5 mins

COOK TIME: N/A

SERVES: 1-2

PREP TIME: 5 mins
COOK TIME: N/A
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.

DID YOU KNOW?

Bone is a living tissue, that is constantly renewing and repairing itself from everyday wear and tear.  However, like many nutrients, calcium is absorbed less effectively as we age.  Try out our calcium calculator to see if you are getting enough in your daily diet.

Emily Richards
Recipe by

Emily Richards

Professional Home Economist

Nutritional Information (Per Serving)

  • Calories
    166
  • Saturated
    0g
  • Fat
    3g
  • Trans
    0g
  • Cholesterol
    0mg
  • Sodium
    68mg
  • Fibre
    1g
  • Potassium
    542mg
  • Carbohydrate
    29g
  • Sugars
    21g
  • Iron
    10%
  • Vitamin C
    45%
  • Calcium
    317mg/32%
  • Protein
    6g
  • Vitamin A
    0%

* 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.

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