Peanut Butter, Banana, and Flax Smoothies

<p>Peanut Butter, Banana, and Flax Smoothies</p>
Photo: John Autry: Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Get the day started right with a peanut butter, banana, and flax smoothie. Not only will it taste like a treat but you'll get a good dose of potassium, protein, and fiber to boot. If the smoothies seem too thick, just add another tablespoon or two of milk.


2 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Total time: 20 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 229
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 2.8 g
Polyfat 3.5 g
Protein 9.2 g
Carbohydrate 32 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.8 mg
Sodium 113 mg
Calcium 211 mg


1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
1/2 cup vanilla fat-free yogurt
2 tablespoons ground golden flaxseed
1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 ripe banana, sliced


1. Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.