Strawberry-Banana Protein Smoothie Greek yogurt and nut butter boost protein, and ground flaxseed adds omega-3s in this fresh fruit smoothie recipe. Use ice cubes if you like a frosty smoothie or opt for water if you don’t want it so cold.

total: 10 mins
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 cup hulled strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ medium banana
  • ½ cup diced mango, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon natural nut butter, such as cashew or almond
  • 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed (flaxmeal)
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 ice cubes or 1/2 cup water

Directions

    Step 1

    Combine strawberries, banana, mango, yogurt, nut butter, flaxmeal, vanilla and ice cubes (or water) in a blender. Puree until smooth.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 3/4 cups Per Serving: 359 calories; protein 18.6g; carbohydrates 46.4g; dietary fiber 9.6g; sugars 30.2g; fat 13.7g; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 5.6mg; vitamin a iu 952.3IU; vitamin c 119.9mg; folate 105.3mcg; calcium 237.7mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 132.7mg; potassium 916.9mg; sodium 84.8mg; thiamin 0.2mg. Exchanges:

2 1/2 fruit, 1/2 nonfat milk, 2 1/2 fat

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