Feel like a child again with every “slurp” you take of this fun and fruity concoction.
Serves 4; 1 cup per serving II Preparation time: 5 minutes
- 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened mixed berries or whole hulled strawberries
- 1 cup pomegranate juice (blueberry-pomegranate preferred)
- 1 cup ice cubes
- 1-1/2 cups diet ginger ale
In a blender, process the berries, juice, and ice cubes until smooth. Stir in the ginger-ale. Serve immediately.
Per serving: Calories 58; Total fat 0 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 34 mg; Carbohydrate 15 g; Fiber 2 g; Sugars 10 g; Protein 1 g; Dietary exchanges: 1 fruit
In a blender, process 3/4 cup fat-free vanilla frozen yogurt with the berries, juice and ice cubes, as directed above. Reduce the amount of ginger ale to 3/4 cup and stir it into the mixture. Serves 4; 1 cup per serving.
Don’t add the ginger ale to the blender with the other ingredients. The carbonation will pop the top off the blender.
Calories 93; Total fat 0g; Cholesterol 1 mg; Sodium 47 mg; Carbohydrates 22 g; Fiber 2 g; Sugars 17 g; Protein 2 g; Dietary exchanges: 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrates
– from the book, “Quick and Easy Cookbook,” 2nd edition, from the American Heart Association