Blend up this smoothie for yourself or others. It's a great recipe to get kids involved in the kitchen.
Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 of prepared recipe
1 6-ounce can frozen orange juice concentrate
1 cup milk
1 cup water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Time needed: 10 minutes preparation
- Put all ingredients into blender or jar with cover.
- Blend or shake in jar until smooth. Serve cold.
- Refrigerate leftover. (Standing will cause ingredients to separate. Shake to re-blend.)
|Total Fat:||0.7 g|
|Saturated Fat:||0.4 g|
|Total Carbohydrate:||19.3 g|
|Dietary Fiber:||0.3 g|
|Total Sugar:||19.2 g|
Tips and Variations
Substitute 4 ice cubes plus 1/2 cup water for the 1 cup of water to make a thick "slush".
Substitute pineapple, pineapple/orange juice or other flavors of 100% frozen fruit juices for the orange juice concentrate.
Substitute yogurt or soymilk for milk.
Preparing food for others can be a way to show caring. Let a younger child help you prepare this as an after-school snack for an older brother or sister.
This recipe was developed by University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff.
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