Cara Cara Orange Smoothies
Just about any fruit can be added or substituted: banana, strawberries or peeled mandarin oranges, tangerines or navel oranges.
2 cara cara oranges, peeled, seeded if necessary, then cut into chunks
6 ounces whole or low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup milk (almond or dairy)
2 teaspoons light brown sugar
1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups ice cubes
Combine the oranges, yogurt, almond milk, brown sugar, coconut and vanilla extract in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth. Add the ice cubes, then puree to create a smooth, thick consistency. Divide among individual glasses; serve right away. Makes 4 servings.
Source: Elinor Klivans.
Per serving (using low-fat yogurt): 110 calories, 3 g protein, 20 g carbohydrates, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 2 g dietary fiber, 17 g sugar.