The Food Factor: Creamy Blueberry Shake
Video by Jonathan Parrish
This shake is creamy and bursting with blueberry flavor. It’s the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack. With only a few ingredients, you can throw it together in less than 5 minutes.
Blueberries are a great choice to get some necessary nutrition first thing in the morning or on the run. These berries are low in calories and fat and have a decent amount of fiber.
Creamy Blueberry Shake
Makes 4 servings
Serving size: 8 ounces
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries, washed and sorted
2 small ripe bananas
¼ cup honey (or sweetener to taste)
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 ½ cups vanilla yogurt, nonfat
1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
- Combine blueberries, bananas, honey, and lemon juice. Puree on high speed in a blender. Add yogurt and frozen yogurt and blend until thick and smooth.
- Serve immediately in a cold glass.
Tip: To decrease sweetness, use plain, nonfat yogurt instead of vanilla nonfat yogurt.
Blueberries are a popular fruit, and we’ve featured them a lot on the Food Factor. Here are a few of those recipes:
Blueberries are great in this seasonal berry parfait.
Thanks to University of Maine Cooperative Extension for this recipe!
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