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Banana Cream Smoothie

by Stacey Antine, MS RD and HealthBarn USA

Servings: 2 (1 Cup Per Serving)
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup
    
Amount per serving
Calories 210
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 
 Saturated Fat 2g 
 Trans Fat 0g 
Cholesterol 10mg 
Sodium 180mg 
Total Carbohydrate 32g 
 Dietary Fiber 3g 
 Sugars 21g 
Protein 9g 
 
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C15%
Calcium30%
Iron4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

This delicious smoothie is loaded with calcium to keep your bones and teeth strong! It's a favorite with the kids because it's so creamy and crunchy and it disappears quickly, so we want to make sure that you get the recipe to make it at home.

Ingredients

6 ice cubes
1 banana (sliced and frozen if possible)
1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
½ cup low-fat milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon flaxseeds, ground
¼ teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1 tablespoon non-fat dry milk powder
2 tablespoons graham cracker crumbs (about 2 squares)

Directions

  1. Place ice cubes into blender and crush ice.
  2. Place remaining ingredients into blender, except for graham crackers.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Pour into cups.
  5. Sprinkle with graham cracker crumbs and extra cinnamon (optional).
  6. Enjoy!
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About the author:

Stacey Antine MS RD

Stacey Antine, MS RD

Founder of HealthBarn USA, a leader in healthy-lifestyle educational programs for kids and families. For more information go to www.healthbarnusa.com

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