5 Healthy – and Tasty – Smoothie Ingredients

Add cinnamon or even beans to make your summer smoothie extra healthy.

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Done right, smoothies can be a great meal or a snack in a glass, since they're packed with fiber and vitamins. Done poorly, they can add to your waistline – fast. Some smoothies, especially those you purchase rather than make, contain 500 to 800 calories, making them a hefty meal. But when you control the ingredients, smoothies are a fantastic way to get a no-cook, nutritious meal or snack that you can take on the run. Consider these five interesting ingredients to shake up the typical "fruit, yogurt, ice" smoothie recipe:

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