June/July Recipe of the Month — Orange Slushie

(Photo by Craig Chandler, UNL Communications)
(Photo by Craig Chandler, UNL Communications)

By Kayla Colgrove, MS, RDN, ACSM-CPT, Extension Educator in Lancaster County

Want to jazz up your drink? Try this simple slushie recipe to help stay hydrated.

(Yield: 8 servings)

• 1 (12 ounces) can frozen orange juice
• 2 cups low-fat milk
• 8 ice cubes
• 1 cup water
• 1 teaspoon vanilla

1. Wash hands with soap and water.
2. Place all ingredients in a blender and process on high until smooth.
3. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information: Serving Size (1/8 of recipe): Calories 90, Total Fat 0.5g, Saturated Fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 30mg, Total Carbohydrates 19g, Fiber 0g, Total Sugars 19g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 100%, Calcium 8%, Iron 0%

Source: Nutrition Education Program