Lean Mean Mixed Berry Machine

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Ingredients:
8 oz. (1 cup) frozen mixed berries
6 oz. plain nonfat Greek
vanilla
yogurt
1 banana, sliced
1 cup of favorite milk
(skim, soy, almond etc.)
Honey to taste
Directions:
1. Add all ingredients except for honey to a blender or food processor.
Blend until desired smoothie texture and consistency is achieved.
2. Taste and add honey if necessary for sweetness.
  • The yogurt in smoothies contains calcium to keep bones
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    strong and healthy bacteria to keep the tummy happy! Yogurt is a wonderful source of calcium and contains gut-healthy probiotics. Stay away from those sugar-filled fruit varieties though and go for plain Greek instead for a nice extra boost of muscle building protein.untitled 3

  • Bananas are not only super yummy to snack on but contain potassium and quick-digesting carbohydrates as well as slow releasing carbohydrate to help you keep your muscle and your metabolism high. They are perfect before or after sports practice or the big game!
  • Have you ever noticed that beautiful color that berries have? All berries have a lovely hue, a characteristic that comes from antioxidants. Eating the rainbow will give a lot more energy so you can exercise longer and may help your muscles recover faster and even prevent you from getting sick a lot!
  • The rainbow makes sure you are getting all of the vitamins and minerals you need to stay healthy.
  • The fiber in berries also fills you up and prevents hunger crashes later on.
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