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Peanut Butter, Banana, and Chocolate Smoothies

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.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 3 (serving size: about 1 cup)
  • Hands-on:5 Minutes
  • Total:5 Minutes

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)

Preparation

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

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 209
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 8.2g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Protein: 7.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 30.3g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 127mg
  • Calcium: 125mg
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