Recipe

Strawberry-Pomegranate Smoothie

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Recipe Information

Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2

The antioxidant superstar pomegranate juice adds a wonderful, tart flavor to this smoothie. A banana and some creamy kefir balance the tartness and make it a lovely pink.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 large frozen banana, cut in chunks (see Tip)
  • 1 cup kefir or, yogurt, or non-dairy milk
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds

Preparation

In a blender, pile in the strawberries and frozen banana, then add kefir and pomegranate juice. Process to puree, serve garnished with pomegranate seeds.

Tips & Notes

If you’ve got too many ripe bananas, cut or break them into chunks, seal in a plastic bag, and pop into the freezer to add to future smoothies.

Nutritional Information

274 calories, 4 g. fat, 15 mg. cholesterol, 74 mg. sodium, 56 g. carbohydrate, 5 g. fiber, 7 g. protein