Tropical Fruit Smoothie

tropical smoothieThe sweet, colorful flesh of mango and papaya makes a super refreshing smoothie that is low in fat and full of flavor. A vitamin C powerhouse, this thick, tangy smoothie packs a nutritional punch, making it the perfect rejuvenator, whether enjoyed during breakfast or as a midafternoon snack. Try adding a splash of coconut milk for a colada-style shake. Here’s to your day going smoothly.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and cubed, about 1/2 cup
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped, about 3/4 cup
  • 1 ripe banana, sliced
  • 6 strawberries, stemmed and halved, about 1 1/2 cups
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 6 ice cubes, coarsely crushed
DIRECTIONS
  1. In a blender, combine the mango and yogurt. Puree until completely liquefied. Add the papaya, banana, strawberries, lime juice, and ice. Blend until smooth and very thick, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour into chilled glasses.
NUTRITIONAL FACTS PER SERVING
CALORIES 120.9 CAL
FAT 0.5 G
SATURATED FAT 0.1 G
SODIUM 20.5 MG
CARBOHYDRATES 29.6 G
TOTAL SUGARS 21.5 G
DIETARY FIBER 3.7 G
PROTEIN 2.5 G