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Food for Your Eyes: Fruit Smoothie

POSTED ON September 28, 2011

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Fresh berries, orange juice and toasted wheat germ …doesn’t that sound delicious? Not only will it fill you up, but it will help protect your eyes. This Citrus Berry Smoothie has vitamins E and C that help protect against age-related macular degeneration. Here’s the recipe from RealAge: The vitamins in this delicious fresh fruit smoothie help protect your eyes against sight-robbing diseases! ...

Fresh berries, orange juice and toasted wheat germ …doesn’t that sound delicious? Not only will it fill you up, but it will help protect your eyes. This Citrus Berry Smoothie has vitamins E and C that help protect against age-related macular degeneration.

Here’s the recipe from RealAge:

The vitamins in this delicious fresh fruit smoothie help protect your eyes against sight-robbing diseases! Image courtesy of shine.yahoo.com.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup(s) fresh berries
  • 3/4 cup(s) low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup(s) orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) nonfat dry milk
  • 1 tablespoon(s) toasted wheat germ
  • 1 tablespoon(s) honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) vanilla extract

Directions

  • Place berries, yogurt, orange juice, dry milk, wheat germ, honey and vanilla in a blender and blend until smooth.

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