Swirled Fruit and Honey Smoothie

YIELD: Makes 1 24 oz. Smoothie / 12 oz. Topping

INGREDIENTS

For Smoothie:

2/3 cup

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mango or peach nectar

2 cups

-

frozen unsweetened peach

,

slices or pieces

2 cups

-

fresh mango pieces

,

sliced or cubed

2 tsp.

-

honey

,

orange blossom or clover

For Topping:

1/4 cup

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2% milk or whole milk

6 oz.

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nonfat vanilla yogurt

1 1/2 tsp.

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flax seed meal

2 tsp.

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clover honey

1

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frozen ripe banana

,

peeled and quartered

DIRECTIONS

For smoothie:

Place ingredients for base into a blender in the order listed; secure lid.

Select the lowest speed and slowly increase to high, blending for 45 seconds to 1 minute or until mixture is smooth.

Divide among serving glasses.

For topping:

Place ingredients for base into a blender in the order listed; secure lid.

Select the lowest speed and slowly increase to high, blending for 45 seconds to 1 minute or until desired consistency is reached.

Pour over mixture in glasses.

Swirl with a honey stick.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Bev Shaffer - Manager, Recipe Development at Vitamix