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Banana Apricot Smoothie

Categories: Low-fat, Smoothies
Type: Beverages

Your family will never guess that this luscious smoothie is nonfat.

Serves: 2 (15-ounce) servings


  • 1/2 cup chilled apricot nectar
  • 1 (8-ounce) container banana nonfat yogurt
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled, pith removed, seeded, and diced
  • 2 apricots, pitted and diced
  • 8 dried apricot halves, unsulfured if possible
  • 1 frozen, sliced large banana

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  1. Combine apricot nectar, yogurt, orange, apricots, and dried apricots in a blender. Blend on high speed until fruit is pured and mixture is smooth.
  2. Add banana and blend on high speed again until smooth. Serve immediately.
  • Use peach nectar, 1 large peach, and 4 dried peach halves instead of their apricot equivalents.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoothies ���é 2005 by Ellen Brown. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

To order this book visit the Idiot's Guide web site or call 1-800-253-6476.

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