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Summer fun with ‘Super Smoothies’

Whether you’re looking for a nutritious drink to cool your hot summer fun, a potassium-charged fix after your daily workout or a bone-building boost to quench your thirst, “Super Smoothies” has a delicious, nutrition-packed smoothie for you. On NBC’s “Today” show, the two authors of “Super Smoothies,” twins Sara Whiteford and Mary Barber, share some samples of their delightful drin
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Whether you’re looking for a nutritious drink to cool your hot summer fun, a potassium-charged fix after your daily workout or a bone-building boost to quench your thirst, “Super Smoothies” has a delicious, nutrition-packed smoothie for you. On NBC’s “Today” show, the two authors of “Super Smoothies,” twins Sara Whiteford and Mary Barber, share some samples of their delightful drinks. Read some recipes from their book below.

POWER PUNCH

Sara Whiteford and Mary Barber

SKINNY MINNIE Sara Whiteford and Mary Barber

Makes about 2 cups; Serves 2

Combine all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Per serving: calories 134; calories from fat 5 (4 percent); total fat 0.5 g; saturated fat 0 g; cholesterol 0 mg; carbohydrate 33 g; fiber 2 g; protein 2 g; vitamin A 21,000 i.u.; beta-carotene 13 mg; vitamin B6 0.3 mg; vitamin B 12 0 mcg; vitamin C 88 mg; vitamin D 0 i.u.; vitamin E 0.3 mg; folate 39 mcg; calcium 34 mg; iron 0.5 mg; magnesium 28 mg; phosphorus 57 mg; potassium 717 mg; selenium 1 mcg; sodium 33 mg; phytochemicals: beta-carotene, phenolic acids.

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BONE BUILDER

Sara Whiteford and Mary Barber



Reprinted by permission of Chronicle Books. Copyright 2000 by Mary Corpening Barber and Sara Corpening Whiteford. All rights reserved.