Quentin Bacon
Prep Time
5 Mins
Total Time
5 Mins
Yield
1 serving (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Need a Resistant Starch shortcut? Eat a banana. It's the secret reason this shake is such a slimming way to start your morning. If you're not a breakfast eater, shakes are also an easy way to get the Resistant Starch you need without feeling stuffed.

Resistant Starch: 4.7g

How to Make It

Step 1

Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

Step 2

Variations: Banana Shake Plus: Add 2 teaspoons ground flaxseed. Banana-Cocoa Shake: Add 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa. Banana-Berry Shake: Add 1/4 cup berries (any variety).

Step 3

Carb Star: Bananas 7 to 5 grams of Resistant Starch per serving, depending on ripeness Bananas are your richest source of Resistant Starch, with ripe ones offering 7 grams of the fat flusher and less ripe (slightly green) bananas containing a whopping 5 grams. They are also rich in appetite-suppressing fiber (with 3 grams per 1 medium banana) and contain the amino acid tryptophan, which is converted into the calming brain chemical serotonin to relax and improve your mood.

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