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Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Smoothies

Photo: Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 5 mins
Total time 5 mins
Yield

Serves 3 (serving size: about 1 cup)

This classic combination of peanut butter, banana, and chocolate is an easy sell with most kids. Parents will love that these are full of potassium, fiber, and protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup vanilla low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 bananas, broken into pieces and frozen
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Cocoa (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 209
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 8.2 g
  • satfat 1.4 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 7.5 g
  • carbohydrate 30.3 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 127 mg
  • calcium 125 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth. Garnish with whipped cream and cocoa, if desired.

  2. Kids Can Help: Making smoothies is a super way to get young kids involved in the kitchen—and to keep them away from a hot stove. Let them measure the milk, yogurt, and other ingredients and place them directly into the blender for you.

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