Friday, July 22, 2011

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Breakfast shakes made with blueberries and yogurt are a healthy way to start the day. In this refreshing smoothie, yogurt provides protein as well as calcium and B vitamins. Blueberries rank third as a natural source of antioxidants after prunes and raisins.

Blueberry Breakfast Shake
Makes two 8-ounce servings.

Ingredients
1/2 cup blueberries, picked over and rinsed
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/2 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons honey
5 ice cubes

Directions
Place all ingredients in the jar of a blender, and process until smooth. Serve immediately in tall glasses.

Recipe from MarthaStewart.com

11 comments:

Daniella @ Runner at Heart said...

I love blueberries in my smoothie especially when they are frozen because they make it that much colder. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Carly said...

YUM! I LOVE post-workout smoothies!
I'm a new visitor! Thanks for sharing :)

-Carly
www.createliveblog.com

jillconyers said...

I love smoothies for a quick easy breakfast or post workout. Thanks for a new recipe to try!

And thanks for linking up this week :)

fancy nancy said...

I LOVE smoothies for breakfast!!! I usually use Amazing Grass in mine!

Clairejustine said...

This smoothie sounds great,must try one:)

Crystal said...

sounds easy and yummy!

Dina @ DinaRuns said...

The breakfast shake looks really tasty. I love to drink my breakfast on days when it is super hot.

Amy said...

I love smoothies. They are my weakness. Now I think I need to go and get some blueberries... ;)

Jennifer said...

I love smoothies too!

Kris @ WUHS and Eclipsed said...

Visiting from Fitness Friday. I've never really been a fan of smoothies -- I think I must expect them to taste like a milkshake, which, of course, they don't. This one sounds good, though. I'll have to try it.

I also enjoyed reading your post on Post Workout Nutrition. I've been struggling with finding a balance with that lately, so I found your thoughts helpful. Thanks!

renkath said...

Oh, thanks for this. I will try this on Monday. The bilberries (Norwegian version of blueberries) are just now ripe and we are going pickin'!

(hopping a little late this week)