Health

Cranberry-Orange-Chocolate Smoothie

cranberry-orange-chocolate-smoothie-recipe

Jennifer Causey: Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Ingredients

  • 2 oranges
  • 1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tablespoons cacao nibs

Preparation


1. Cut 1 orange in half and squeeze juice from orange to equal 1/4 cup. Peel and section remaining orange into segments, removing any seeds. Chop orange segments. 

2. Process yogurt, cranberries, orange juice, honey, lime juice, chopped orange segments, ice cubes, and 2 tablespoons of the cacao nibs in a high-speed blender until well combined and almost smooth. Divide smoothie among 4 glasses; sprinkle tops evenly with remaining 1 teaspoon cacao nibs. Serve immediately. 


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Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 192
Fat per serving: 5g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Cholesterol per serving: 8mg
Fiber per serving: 8g
Protein per serving: 5g
Carbohydrate per serving: 35g
Sodium per serving: 47mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Calcium per serving: 113mg

Good to Know

Good-for-you chocolate: Cacao nibs, no-sugar-added bits made from cacao beans, are high in fiber, iron, and magnesium.