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Chocolate-Banana Smoothie

This smoothie is made with frozen banana, chocolate milk and chocolate ice cream, so you'll have a hard time deciding if it's for breakfast or dessert. 

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2001

  • Yield: 3 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Prep time:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen sliced banana (about 1 large)
  • 2 cups 1% low-fat chocolate milk
  • 2/3 cup fat-free, no-sugar-added chocolate fudge ice cream (such as Edy's)
  • Chocolate shavings (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in container of an electric blender. Cover and process until smooth, stopping once to scrape down sides. Garnish with chocolate shavings, if desired, and serve immediately.

Note: This smoothie is a great use of overripe bananas, which are extra sweet. Simply slice the overripe banana, and store it in a freezer-safe plastic bag. Then, you'll have the beginnings of a delicious and nutritious snack.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 204
  • Fat: 1.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.1g
  • Protein: 7.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.8g
  • Fiber: 1.6g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Iron: 0.7mg
  • Sodium: 147mg
  • Calcium: 205mg
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