Strawberry-Banana Orange "Julius"

Serves 1

Note: This slimmed-down version of the classic drink supplies the protein of one egg (without the fat) and 1½ servings of fruit in just 130 calories.

1/3 cup frozen strawberries

1/3 cup light orange juice

1/2 small banana

1/4 cup liquid egg substitute

4 teaspoons granulated no-calorie sweetener (2 packets)

2 tablespoons low-fat milk

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 cup crushed ice

Place all the ingredients except the ice in a blender. Blend to mix. Add crushed ice, and blend on high until the ice is completely incorporated.

-- Marlene Koch

Per serving: Calories 130; carbohydrate 25g (sugars 15g); fat 0g; protein 8g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 115mg.