Berry-Banana Smoothie

Berry-Banana Smoothie

Betty Crocker's Heart Healthy Cookbook shares a recipe! Cheerios® provides a simple addition to a refreshing berry and banana smoothie that's ready in just 10 minutes - perfect for breakfast!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

10

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1
cup Yoplait® vanilla, plain, strawberry or raspberry fat-free yogurt
1/2
cup Cheerios® or another round oat cereal
2
tablespoons ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal
1/2
cup fresh strawberry halves or raspberries, or frozen whole strawberries
1/2
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1
to 2 tablespoons sugar
1/2
banana
  1. Place all ingredients in blender. Cover and blend on high speed 10 seconds; stop blender to scrape sides. Cover and blend about 20 seconds longer or until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into glasses. Serve immediately.
Makes 2 servings (about 1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
“I’ve always been a breakfast eater, and I generally eat Cheerios for breakfast, but I like them even better in this great-tasting smoothie.” Kevin W.
A Note from Dr. B
Besides being very refreshing, this smoothie contains cholesterol-lowering oats and flaxseed—so beneficial for heart health—and is a good source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. What more could you ask of any breakfast food?

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 170mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 50g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 38g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 2 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 1 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.