Monday, June 23, 2014

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie


This was my breakfast today.  I am  trying to keep cool in these hot days of summer here in New Mexico. What better way to keep cool than drinking a nice cool, delicious, and healthy smoothie.

I love smoothies, but I really appreciate them in the summer.  Throw everything in a blender and within a few minutes you have breakfast/lunch/snack/light dinner.  No cooking required.  

This smoothie was made with ice, peanut butter, a ripe banana, some vanilla Greek yogurt, some soy milk, honey, and some Whey protein.   The Whey protein is optional, but my older son had some so I borrowed a scoop.   Was this smoothie  ever good - hard to believe it was good for you.

I shared some with  the kids and they enjoyed it too.  


Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

2 cups of ice
1/2 cup Greek Vanilla Yogurt
1/2 cup Vanilla Soy Milk
1 ripe banana broken into chunks
2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 scoop Whey Protein (optional)

Directions:
1. Place the ingredients in a blender.  Blend until smooth.  You may need to scrape down the sides while blending.
2. Pour into glasses and serve.


Makes two 12-ounce servings



3 comments:

  1. Peanut butter and banana...a match made in heaven. Yum!

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  2. I've been making a lot of smoothies lately Geraldine but NOT this one! it will be next!!!

    Thank you so much for sharing...

    P.S. I just realized I don't have your email address to send you the letters. If you email me at acalenda {at} gmail {dot} com I'll get them ready for you. Wait until you see all the deliciousness!!! Thanks for sharing, Geraldine and thank you so much for "playing" the Picnic Game!

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  3. Oh, smoothies are the best! This sounds prety tasty!

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