Banana berry smoothie

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Banana berry smoothie

This bright and easy breakfast packs two servings of fruit plus soy protein and fiber.

1 1/4 cups orange juice
1 ripe medium banana, peeled and sliced
1 cup frozen blueberries, blackberries or raspberries
1/2 cup silken tofu
2 ice cubes, crushed (see Tip)
1 tablespoon sugar, (optional)

Combine orange juice, banana, berries, tofu and crushed ice in a blender; cover and blend until smooth and frothy. Sweeten with sugar, if desired. Serve immediately.
Tip: An easy way to crush ice is to place cubes in a heavy-duty plastic bag and break them with a rolling pin.

Per serving: 135 calories; 2 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 27 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber; 19 mg sodium; 376 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (93% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 1/2 lean meat