What’s in Your Favorite Coffee Drink?

Cappuccino, caramel macchiato, pumpkin spice latte, extra whipped cream mocha—we all have our favorite coffee drinks. They’re sweet, delicious, and give an extra boost of energy. Who wouldn’t love that, right? While these drinks are a tasty treat, they typically have a lot of extra saturated fat (unhealthy fat) and added sugar. While fat and … Read More

Very Berry Blast

Makes 3 servings Ingredients 1 cup low-fat milk 1 cup (6-oz.) low-fat boysenberry or other berry yogurt 1 cup 100% apple juice NOTE: Any flavored yogurt can be used. Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Measure milk and add to jar. Add yogurt to jar. Measure apple juice and add to jar. Cover jar and shake … Read More

Banana Berry Smoothie

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 bananas 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 3/4 cup low-fat skim or soy milk 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional) Directions In a blender, combine bananas, frozen berries, yogurt, and milk. Blend until smooth. Add a few ice cubes and blend until smooth for a thicker consistency if … Read More

Sunshine Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup baby carrots 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup frozen mango chunks 1 tablespoon honey Directions Measure out ingredients and blend in a blender. Don’t forget to refrigerate the remainder of the ingredients. … Read More

Germbuster’s Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 2 cups cubed honeydew melon, frozen 1/2 cup lime sherbet 1 tablespoon lime juice Directions Cube and freeze honeydew melon overnight. Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Serve immediately. … Read More

Power Up Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients Choose 1/2 cup of a fruit Bananas Strawberries Peaches Blueberries Choose 1 cup of a base Low-fat plain yogurt Low-fat vanilla yogurt Low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt Frozen fruit Frozen juice concentrate, such as apple or orange Ice cubes Choose 1/2 cup of a liquid Low-fat or fat-free … Read More

Shamrock Shakes

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 ripe banana 1 cup lime sherbet 1 cup fat-free milk Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Measure milk and add to blender. Wash banana. Then peel, cut in half, and place in blender. Measure lime sherbet and add to blender. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. Recipe from: K-State … Read More

Fruity Fizz

Makes 1 serving | Serving size: 12 fl. oz. Ingredients Choose 1/2 cup of fizz Seltzer water Ginger ale Choose 1/2 cup of 100% fruit juice Grape juice Orange juice Apple juice Lemon juice Choose 1/2 cup of a fruit Strawberries Raspberries Blueberries Oranges Grapes Peaches Directions Pour juice and fizz over ice. Add in … Read More

Fruit Smoothie

Makes 2 servings   Ingredients 1 bag of frozen strawberries OR other frozen fruit 1 cup of low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 cup of 100% orange juice Directions Measure and add the necessary ingredients into a blender. Blend the ingredients together until smooth. Pour the smoothies into cups and enjoy! … Read More

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