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Yogurt Breakfast Shake

by Patricia Thompson, MS RD and Marlisa Brown, MS RD CDE CDN

Servings: 4 (9 ounces Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 9 ounces
    
Amount per serving
Calories 181
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 
Cholesterol 7mg 
Sodium 115mg 
Total Carbohydrate 30.5g 
 Dietary Fiber 2.9g 
Protein 9.6g 
 
Calcium326mg
Ironless than 1 mg

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This yogurt shake is easy to prepare, and you and your kids can drink it on the run!

Ingredients

1 8-ounce plain nonfat yogurt
1 6-ounce low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 ½ cups 1% milk
1 cup strawberries
1 large banana, cut into 2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 ice cubes

Directions

  1. In a blender, process all ingredients together, except the ice cubes, until smooth.
  2. Add the ice cubes and blend until the shake is frothy.
  3. Add additional sweetener, if desired.

Cooking Tip

Other types of fruit and flavors of yogurt can be used to create your yogurt shake—youcan even add nut butter! Make it your masterpiece, based on the ingredients you have available at home.
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About the authors:

Patricia S Thompson MS RD

Patricia Thompson, MS RD

Marlisa Brown MS RD CDE CDN

Marlisa Brown, MS RD CDE CDN


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  • Cook healthy

    Involve your child in the cutting, mixing and preparation of all meals. Even a snack can be healthy.

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    Sit down together as a family to enjoy a wonderful meal and the opportunity to share the day's experiences with one another.

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    To encourage a healthy lifestyle, get your children involved in selecting the food that will appear at the breakfast, lunch or dinner table.


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