Editor’s Pick: Delicious Smoothie Recipes that can Help Lower Cholesterol

Tropical Fruit Smoothie
Ready for a taste of the Islands without leaving home? This delicious and healthy Tropical Fruit Smoothie is a good source of fiber thanks to psyllium, mango and pineapple. This smoothie can be savored when you add Metamucil smooth orange powder.

INGREDIENTS
 ½ cup vanilla low-fat yogurt
 ½ medium peeled banana
 ½ cup mango juice or papaya juice
 ¼ cup pineapple juice
 1 rounded teaspoon of Metamucil Original Smooth Powder – or Meta
Appetite Control Smoothie Enhancer
 Crushed or cubed ice (1/2 cup)

PREPARATION
Blend yogurt, banana, juices, and the ice until the ice is crushed. Add Metamucil
and blend until mixed in. Garnish with your favorite tropical fruit!

Lemon Strawberry Burst
This delicious recipe is bursting with the flavorful combination of lemonade and
strawberries. Add Sugar-Free Orange Smooth Powder to this delightful treat.

INGREDIENTS
 1 cup cold lemonade
 1 cup whole frozen strawberries
 1 rounded teaspoon of Metamucil Original Smooth
 Crushed or cubed ice (1/2 cup)

PREPARATION
Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until the ice is crushed.

Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber
per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol.  One serving of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber.