Try this easy smoothie recipe when you have a poor appetite or if you have a dry mouth or find food hard to swallow.
Recipe by: Betty Wessner, caregiver
- 1 cup plain, unsweetened 1% or 2% yogurt (probiotic optional)
- 1–2 tsp coarsely ground flax seed
- 1 banana, not too ripe
- 2/3 cup frozen berries
- 1/2 cup orange juice, approximately
Place all the ingredients in the order given, except the orange juice, into a blender. (I use a small drink blender.)
Add enough juice to bring the mixture to the 2 cup mark.
Process until well mixed.
Makes 2 cups
- Calories: 187
- Fat: 3 grams
- Carbohydrates: 35 grams
- Fibre: 3 grams
- Protein: 8 grams