Berry, Rhubarb, and Ginger Smoothie - dummies

Berry, Rhubarb, and Ginger Smoothie

By Erin Palinski-Wade, Tara Gidus, Kristina LaRue

This Berry, Rhubarb, and Ginger Smoothie is packed with foods that help to reduce belly bloat. Ginger has a thermogenic (heat producing) effect that aids in digestion, and cinnamon contains an ingredient that makes fat cells more responsive to insulin, helping to regulate better blood sugar levels.

Prep time: 5 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

1/2 teaspoon freshly shredded ginger

1-1/2 cups frozen strawberries

1/2 cup frozen rhubarb

2/3 cup 100 percent pomegranate juice

1/4 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

Dash of cinnamon

  1. In a blender, combine all the ingredients.

  2. Blend until smooth.

  3. Pour into two chilled glasses, and serve each with a straw.

Per serving: Calories 112 (From Fat 4); Fat 0g (Saturated 0g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 23mg; Carbohydrate 25g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 4g.