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There is a reason why Americans consume more than 40 million gallons of Orange Juice a week; it tastes great and is great for you at the same time. Keeping with that trend, here is an Orange Juice Smoothie is simple to make and very refreshing.

Its also easy to turn this Orange Juice smoothie treat into a nutrition powerhouse just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results.

In your favorite blender mix:

  • ¼ cup of frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 orange peeled and chopped in pieces
  • ½ cup of low-fat frozen yogurt
  • ½ cup of milk (soy, 2% or evaporated)
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia seed

Blend until smooth.  If your smoothie is too thick, simply add a little more milk and mix until it is smooth and creamy!

Orange Juice Smoothie

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