Kendall Reagan Nutrition Center Recipe of the Month – Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Shake

Make this recipe your own by substituting different types of alternative milks. Add up to 1 tablespoon of wheat germ, chia seeds, or ground flaxseed for additional fiber and protein.

Serving Size: 1 ¾ cup

Yield: 1 servingHealthy chocolate shake with strawberry garnish

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium very ripe banana, peeled, chopped and frozen overnight
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • ¾-1 cup milk of choice (less milk for thicker shake)

Directions:

  1. Add frozen banana, chocolate powder and peanut butter to a blender.
  2. Add milk of choice to the blender.
  3. Secure the blender lid and blend ingredients until smooth.
  4. Enjoy as a protein shake, dessert or balanced snack!

Nutrition Information / Amount per serving:

  • Calories         425
  • Protein           20 g
  • Total fat         18 g
  • Total Carbohydrates      51 g
  • Saturated fat         3.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber         8.5 g
  • Cholesterol           5 mg
  • Sodium             106 mg
  • Sugars                27 g
  • Added Sugars      0

 

More Information

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