Jun 142015
 

A Summertime Smoothie – Perfect for the kids, great for breakfast or a tasty afternoon snack!

 

18 oz Single Serving Size
Makes approximately 2 servings
170 calories per summertime smoothie serving

Ingredients
2 cups of seedless watermelon
1 cup of sliced cantaloupe
1/2 cup strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1 orange pealed and cut into pieces
1/2 cup low fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup crushed ice

Directions
Place your ingredients in the blender and blend well for 1 to 2 minutes. For added nutritional benefit and to make this summertime smoothie the perfect post workout snack add a 1 tbsp of ground flax seeds or protein powder.

Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy!


Jan 242013
 

Sent in from Roxie Schwan

This is one of Roxie’s favorite after workout snacks! It’s so yummy you will forget it’s healthy! With plenty of protein, fiber and iron, it packs a great nutritional punch and when you make it in a parfait glass the presentation is perfect for a healthy dessert or afternoon snack! The kids will love it too!

Ingredients:
8 oz of plain yogurt (Greek if possible)
1/2 cup uncooked ready to eat oatmeal
2 tbsp of ground flaxseed
1/4 cup of strawberries
1/4 cup of blueberries

Directions:
Mix the oatmeal and flaxseed
put 4 oz of yogurt in a parfait glass
layer 1/2 of the oatmeal/flaxseed mixture
layer 1/2 of the strawberries and blueberries
repeat the layers and chill in the refrigerator until serving

Nutritional Content:
Calories: 288
Fat: 6 grams
Fiber: 8 grams
Protein: 30 grams
Iron: 6 mg
Cholesterol: 0

Enjoy your “Power Protein Parfait!” Thanks so much Roxie!

Be Fit, Be Healthy, Be Happy!  ~ Tanya