Heavenly Blueberry Smoothie

Stormy Wilborn

Estimated Calories

The estimated calories for one serving is 190 calories.

Nutrients

Blueberries: rich in anti-oxidants, fiber, vitamins A & E, riboflavin.


Flax Seed: rich in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins B, high in fiber.


Honey: vitamins B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid and certain amino acids,


Soy Milk: high in fiber, no cholesterol, vitamin B, high in omega-3.


Bananas: vitamin B6 & C, riboflavin, iron.


Fat Free yogurt: rich in calcium, vitamins A & C, much protein.

Food Groups Represented

The smoothie includes bananas and blueberries so it has the fruit group. The dairy group is there because of the soy milk and fat free yogurt. We have the grain group because of the flax seed we add. I would say that the honey we add would be considered discretionary calories.

Meal Planning Elements Included

Blueberries: fresh, round/small, blue, sweet or sour.


Bananas: Tan, mushy, sweet, fresh, long.


Soy Milk: Brown, sweet smelling, liquid, thick.


Flax seed: Dark Brown/light, small oval shape, smooth.


Fat Free Yogurt: Cold, fresh, thick.


Honey: Gooey, yellow, gold, thick, sweet smelling.