Orange and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

This breakfast smoothie will make mornings better.

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Orange and banana are the perfect marriage of tart and creamy for this breakfast smoothie. A touch of brown sugar and almond extract add another level of flavor.

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  • ¾ cup (185 ml) orange juice
  • ½ cup sliced banana
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 ice cubes
  • mint sprig

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]In blender, combine orange juice, banana, sugar and almond extract.
Add ice cubes and blend until thick and smooth. Garnish with mint sprig.

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[nutrition-info calories=”159″ calories_fat=”” fat=”0 g” sat_fat=”0 g” choles=”” sodium=”8 mg” carbs=”37 g” sugars=”” protein=”3 g” fiber=””] [/nutrition-info]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest