Archive for August, 2013

Blueberry-Apricot Shake

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

It is summer now here in North Brooklyn but this is a nutritious, delicious, antioxidant shake that can be enjoyed all year round. This simple shake is low fat, low cholesterol, low calorie and low sodium.


1/2 cup blueberries

1/2 ripe medium banana

5-1/2 oz canned apricot nectar


In a blender, combine blueberries and banana and process until mixture is coarsely chopped. Add 3 Tbsp. of apricot nectar and process until almost smooth. Add remaining nectar and process until smooth and frothy.

Serves 1

Nutrition Facts:

Nutrition (per serving) Calories 95; % Calories From Fat 4.2%; Total Fat 0.4g; Saturated Fats 0.1g; Mono-unsaturated Fats 0.1g; Poly-unsaturated Fats 0.2g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 1.3mg; Total Carbohydrates 24g; Dietary Fiber 3.3g; Sugar 15g; Protein 1.2g.

More Information:


Thiamin B1 0.046 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin K 15 mcg
Vitamin A 78 IU
Niacin B3 0.7 mg
Pantothenic Acid 0.29 mg
Riboflavin B2 0.073 mg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin B6 0.26 mg
Vitamin E 0.48 mg
Choline 10 mg


Manganese 0.41 mg
Magnesium 20 mg
Calcium 7.4 mg
Zinc 0.21 mg
Phosphorus 22 mg
Copper 0.088 mg
Fluoride 1.3 mcg
Selenium 0.66 mcg
Sodium 1.3 mg
Potassium 270 mg
Iron 0.36 mg