Refreshing, Low-Cal Smoothies


Take a satisfying sip

Health food stores and fitness club juice bars may have you believe that all smoothies are low-fat, nutritious mixtures. And it is true that smoothies can be a great way to get a serving of fruit and essential vitamins—but if you're not careful, yours can pack as much sugar and fat as a candy bar. The key to a slimming drink is controlling what goes into the blender. Use these four quick and easy smoothie recipes as healthy breakfasts, snacks, and even desserts!

Fuzzy-navel smoothie
This drink has the refreshing taste of your favorite cocktail, minus the extra calories from alcohol. The orange-peach combination provides a tangy flavor and plenty of vitamin C and folate. It also includes bananas—a good source of energy-boosting vitamin B6. It's the perfect post-workout snack or afternoon pick-me-up.

Try this recipe: Fuzzy-Navel Smoothies

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