California Apricot Smoothie

Makes: 28, 1-cup servings

Ingredients
1 #10 can California Cling Peach slices, drained
1 #10 can California Apricot halves, drained
7 ripe bananas, frozen and cut into chunks
7 cups vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
56 ice cubes

Preparation
In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients and process until smooth. Pour into cups and serve immediately.

Mix Up the Colors
Swap out canned peaches for frozen berries or green apples and kale to offer your students colorful options

California Apricots
California apricots are an excellent source of beta-carotene (Vitamin A) and also provide Vitamin C, fiber, iron, and potassium. Sweetly tart in flavor and versatile in cooking, California apricots are a smart choice for adding important vitamins and extra flavor to a healthy diet.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Mix apricot halves with cling peaches and frozen blueberries
  • Top oatmeal with diced apricots and skip the brown sugar
  • Puree apricots and substitute for butter or oil in muffin mixes