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The Healthy Living Magazine

Go-Go Banana-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Per Serving

Go-Go Banana-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Makes: 1 serving
Serving Size: about 1 1/4 cups
Calories 310
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 25 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Potassium 690 mg
Protein 22 g
Phosphorus 305 mg
Choices: Fruit 1.5, Fat-Free Milk 1, High-Fat Protein 1
  • Makes: 1 serving
  • Serving Size: about 1 1/4 cups
  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Freezer Time: 4 to 24 hours

Ingredients

1 small banana, peeled
6 oz. plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/3 cup unsweetened almond, rice, or soy milk or fat-free milk
1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter*
1 tsp. brown sugar

Directions

  1. Place the peeled banana into a resealable freezer bag. Freeze the banana for at least 4 hours, up to 24 hours.
  2. Remove the banana from the freezer and let it sit at room temperature for 5 minutes. Slice the banana with a sharp knife and add it to a blender. Add the remaining ingredients and purée for 1 minute, until smooth but thick. Pack the smoothie in an insulated drink cup for breakfast on the go.

*For a nutty taste and fewer calories, use 2 Tbsp. of peanut butter powder.

 
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