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by Sarah Steimer

Not only do you get to use leftovers for this smoothie - but it's also a healthy change of pace to the nonstop parade of stuffing, potatoes, turkey and so on.

  • 1/4 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup yogurt – I used French vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup nonfat or low-fat milk
  • 1/2 banana
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 3 ice cubes

Combine all ingredients in a blender and serve. Makes two glasses.

In case you’re wondering, cranberries have lots of antioxidants and other phytonutrients that may help protect against heart disease, cancer and other diseases. They’re also known to help with urinary tract infections, gum disease and stomach ulcers. For more information, check out the Cranberry Institute’s website.

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