Beverages and Cocktails: Refreshing Blended Drinks


Tangerine Freeze

This is a great recipe to try if you're looking for a way to "hide" yogurt. You'll never know there's yogurt in this fruity freeze.


  • 1 cup tangerine or orange segments (mandarin oranges from can or jar, drained, can also be used)
  • 6 to 8 ounces orange flavored yogurt (light or regular can be used)
  • 1/3 cup orange or tangerine juice (as fresh as possible)
  • 1 cup crushed ice


  1. Place tangerine or orange segments in a plastic bag or container and freeze at least an hour.
  2. Add frozen tangerine or orange segments to blender or food processor along with the yogurt and orange juice. Blend until smooth. Add a cup of crushed ice and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a tall glass or two smaller glasses and serve.

2 small smoothies

Nutritional Information:
Per small serving: 148 calories, 4.5 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 1.2 g fat, .6 g saturated fat, 3.5 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 51 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 7%.

© 2006 Elaine Magee

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Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006