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Fresh Berries Recipe: Blueberry Mango Energy Smoothie

7/15/2010 10:51:00 AM

Tags: food, health, energy, fruit, smoothie, blueberry, mango, antioxidants, vitamins, recipe, breakfast

Continue your celebration of National Berry Month with this energy-packed smoothie! Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and have been shown to improve memory, reduce belly fat and lower cholestrol levels. Mangoes are high in vitamin C and promote a healthy heart, eyes and skin. This smoothie is perfect as a quick breakfast, a post-workout snack or a healthy summertime treat.

Blueberry Mango Energy Smoothie
Jump start your day with a boost of energy from this blueberry-mango energy smoothie and blueberry bran muffins. Photo Courtesy Driscoll's.

Blueberry Mango Energy Smoothie Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

2 packages (6 ounces each) Driscoll’s organic blueberries
1 cup frozen mango chunks
1 cup cold orange juice
4 ounce silken tofu, cubed
1/4 cup wheat germ
2 tablespoons agave
1 cup ice cubes

Blend blueberries, mango, orange juice, tofu, wheat germ and agave in blender or food processor until smooth. Add ice cube and blend until smooth. Serve cold. Makes 4 servings (32 ounces), 8 ounces per serving

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