Trying to kick the sugar cravings and cleanse after a vacation? Here’s a sugar free smoothie recipe that’s one way to fill you and your family up with healthy veggies, protein, and fiber, plus tons of flavor. It’s fragrant, thanks to the herbs, and creamy, thanks to the banana and yogurt.
Another great sugar free snack is my easy and delicious ranch dressing with fresh summer veggies. Once you try it, you’ll never go back to the bottled brands!
Also, don’t miss my 7-Day Diet and Weight Reset post for tips that I use to help me get my healthy diet back on track after the indulging from a relaxing and fun family trip. It helps me have a plan and get back to my normal healthy weight before weight gain has a chance to settle in.
4 Servings, 1 Cup Each
- 1 cup plain yogurt (Greek or traditional)
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 cups frozen blueberries
- 1/2 lemon, with the rind if you have a powerful blender (if not, just use lemon juice)
- 1/2 cup fresh basil
- 1/4 cup fresh mint
- 1 small cucumber, halved (about 6 inches long)
- 1 banana, preferably frozen
Puree in a blender until smooth. If it is too tart for your tastes, add 1 – 3 Tbsp. honey or agave nectar.
Nutritional Information per Serving (% based upon Daily Values):
Calories 122, Total Fat 2.5g, 4%, Saturated Fat 1.5g, 7%, Cholesterol 8mg, 2.5%, Sodium 31.5mg, 1.5%, Carbohydrate 24g, 8%, Dietary Fiber 4g, 15%, Sugar 15g, Protein 3.5g