Recipes

Refreshing Blended Drinks (smoothies, milkshakes)

Mocha-ccino Freeze Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt, light vanilla ice cream or ice milk (nonfat or sugar-free brands can be substituted if desired)
  • 1/4 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/4 cup strong decaf coffee, chilled (use caffeinated if you prefer). To make double-strength coffee, brew twice the amount you want without increasing the water.
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed

Preparation:

  1. Add all ingredients to your blender or food processor
  2. Blend on highest speed until smooth (about 10 seconds). Scrape sides of blender, and blend again for 5 more seconds.
  3. Pour into two glasses and enjoy!

Yield:
2 smoothies.

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 157 calories, 7 g protein, 23 g carbohydrate, 4.5 g fat ( 1.3 saturated fat, 1 g monounsaturated fat, 1.9 g polyunsaturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 2.3 g fiber, 79 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 26%. Omega-3 fatty acids = 1.5 g. Omega-6 fatty acids = 0.4 g.

SOURCE: © 2005 Elaine Magee
From The Flax Cookbook by Elaine Magee, MPH, RD (Marlowe & Co.)

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Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2006




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