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Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

Try this thick and creamy peanut butter smoothie as a nutritious breakfast or an indulgent after-dinner treat.

Cooking Light JULY 2003

  • Yield: 2 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 frozen sliced ripe banana
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton vanilla low-fat yogurt

Preparation

Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

Note:

Protein and monounsaturated fat from the peanut butter, potassium from the banana, and protein and calcium from the yogurt will get your day off to a great start. Peel and slice bananas to freeze individually in zip-top bags for smoothies and shakes.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 332
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 10.8g
  • Saturated fat: 3.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.5g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
  • Protein: 12.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 49.8g
  • Fiber: 3.1g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 194mg
  • Calcium: 282mg
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