Recommended by UHC Registered Dietitians
Courtesy of American Heart Association
You’ll snack on this smoothie with a spoon rather than a straw. This version lets you enjoy the texture of the blended fruit and the whole fruit. The bowl gets topped with sweet, crunchy goodness, too!
- 1 cup fat-free, plain yogurt
- 1 small banana, sliced crosswise, divided use
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen papaya and 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen papaya, divided use
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen mango and 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen mango, divided use
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen pineapple and 1/4 cup chopped fresh or frozen pineapple, divided use
- 1/2 teaspoon stevia sweetener or 1 packet stevia sweetener
- 1 squeeze coconut-flavored liquid stevia sweetener
- 1 squeeze tropical punch-flavored stevia water enhancer
- 1 tablespoon fresh, chopped mint
- 1/4 cup chopped, dry-roasted pecans
- 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves
- In a food processor or blender, process the yogurt, 1/2 of the banana slices, ¼ cup of the papaya, ¼ cup of the mango, ¼ cup of the pineapple, the stevia sweetener, and liquid stevia sweetener in the order listed, for 1 to 2 minutes, scraping the sides as needed. Pour or spoon the mixture into four small serving bowls.
- In a separate small bowl, stir together the stevia water enhancer, chopped mint, and remaining banana, papaya, mango, and pineapple. Spoon about ¼ cup of the fruit mixture on top of the yogurt mixture in each bowl. Top with 1 tablespoon pecans. Garnish each bowl with a sprig of mint.
Nutrition per serving
- Calories: 134
- Fat: 5.5g
- Cholesterol: 3mg
- Sodium: 23mg
- Carbohydrates: 17g
- Protein: 7g
Makes 4 servings
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