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Recipe: High-calorie, high-protein smoothie

Updated: 09-01-2011

Dietitian's tip: To make the recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat, and no additional sodium or cholesterol per serving.

Ingredients

Serves: 1

  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup 2 percent milk
  • 1 medium banana, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons protein powder

Directions

In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, banana chunks, wheat germ and protein powder. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall frost-chilled glass and serve immediately.

Nutritional Analysis per serving
  • Calories: 542
  • Total carbohydrate: 82 g
  • Cholesterol: 35 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1 g
  • Protein: 32 g
  • Saturated fat: 5 g
  • Sodium: 269 mg
  • Total fat: 10 g
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