Peanut butter banana smoothie
If you’re looking for a nutritious breakfast to eat on the go, try this smoothie!
Recipe courtesy of dairygood.org.
When choosing what peanut butter to use, pick one that’s lower in sodium and sugar content. To increase your daily servings of vegetables, try adding a handful of spinach. It does little to the taste of the smoothie and increases its vitamin and mineral content.
• 1 cup fat free or low fat milk
• ½ cup frozen banana slices
• 1 tablespoon peanut butter
• ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
• ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
• Sweet cocoa powder optional
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder, if desired.
Per serving: 250 calories, 8 g total fat, 2 g saturated fat, 33 g carbohydrate, 13 g protein, 3 g fiber, 200 mg sodium, 835 mg potassium, 45 mg magnesium, 515 mg calcium