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This smoothie is packed with flavonoids thanks to the orange juice and berries. Fresh ginger gives it a refreshing and delicious taste – my taste-testers couldn't seem to get enough of it!

Servings: 2


1 cup 100 per cent orange juice

1 cup low-fat (1 per cent MF or less) milk or plain soy milk

1 tsp grated or minced ginger root

1 cup mixed berries, such as strawberries, blueberries or raspberries, fresh or frozen


In a blender, combine orange juice, milk, ginger root and berries. Purée until smooth. Serve cold.

Per 1½ cup serving: 148 calories, 6 g protein, 2 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fibre, 6 mg cholesterol, 60 mg sodium

From Leslie Beck’s Healthy Kitchen © Leslie Beck, 2012. Reprinted by permission from Penguin Group (Canada), a division of Pearson Canada Inc.

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