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Cool drink for warm holiday weekend
05.22.2014 [Uncategorized]

This Memorial Day weekend, cool off with your own homemade and healthy Juicy Tomato Smoothie, a refreshing alternative to fruit smoothies that has lower sodium than many canned vegetable juices.

4 Servings
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person: 2.5


Tomatoes, chopped – 3 cups
No-sodium tomato juice – 1 cup
Apple juice – 1 cup
Carrots, sliced  – 1 cup
Celery, chopped –  1 cup
Onion, minced – 1 teaspoon
Ice – 1 cup

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Calories: 90
Calories from Fat: 5
Total Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 95 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 20 g
Dietary Fiber: 3 g
Sugars: 14 g
Proteins: 2 g
Vitamin A: 180% DV
Vitamin C: 90% DV
Calcium: 4% DV
Iron: 6% DV

Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

For more healthy recipes, click here. If you’d like help incorporating healthy food choices into your daily routine, contact  Sarasota Memorial’s Outpatient Nutrition Program at at (941) 917-7468 or click here for more information.

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