Jack-o’-Lantern Smoothies

Pumpkin faces creatively “carved” with chocolate make this beverage a big hit!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon semisweet chocolate chips
4
plastic cups (8 to 9 oz each)
3
containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Original 99% Fat Free orange crème or harvest peach yogurt
1/4
cup frozen (thawed) orange juice concentrate
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, chilled, drained
1
banana, sliced

  • 1 In small microwavable bowl, melt chocolate chips on High for 1 minute or until melted. With tip of knife, spread chocolate on inside of each plastic cup to resemble eyes, nose and mouth of jack-o’-lantern. Repeat with 3 more cups. Refrigerate 5 minutes or until chocolate is set.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in blender container, place all remaining ingredients; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into chocolate painted cups.

Expert Tips

It works best to place the cup on its side when painting the face.

Serve with a green straw to resemble a pumpkin stem or garnish with a mint leaf.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
47g
47%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
38g
38%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
90%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.