4 Low-Calorie Holiday Drinks

Pumpkin-Banana Smoothie

Get in on the season’s pumpkin craze with this creamy, dreamy smoothie. This drink is packed with filling fiber and protein, making it substantial enough to enjoy as a meal replacement shake for a complete breakfast or lunch. The pumpkin gives the smoothie its festive flair, plus a massive dose of beta carotene, a nutrient that helps keep your skin looking youthful and fresh.

Combine 1 banana, 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt, 1/2 cup skim milk, 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree, 1 1/2 teaspoons maple syrup, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, and 3 to 5 ice cubes in a blender and puree until smooth and frothy. Makes 1 (2.5 cup) serving. 295 calories per serving.

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