Fast Fruit Shakes

These Fast Fruit Shakes are a low-fat shake made with nonfat yogurt and skim milk.

Ingredients for Fast Fruit Shakes

1 cup plain nonfat yogurt

1/2 cup skim milk

2 medium peaches or nectarines, sliced (about 2 cups)

1 cup fresh strawberries, or 1 cup frozenunsweetened strawberries, partially thawed

1 banana, sliced

1 tablespoon wheat germ (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract

1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg

4 ice cubes

Fresh mint sprigs and strawberries for garnish

1. In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, peach or nectarine slices, 1 cup strawberries, banana, wheat germ, vanilla, and cinnamon. Add the ice cubes.

2. Blend until smooth and foamy, about 30 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a few more ice cubes and blend until smooth.

3. Pour mixture into chilled glasses. Garnish with mint sprigs and berries and serve.

Nutrition per serving

120 calories

25 grams carbohydrates

5 grams protein

60 mg sodium

1 grams fat

2 mg cholesterol