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Recipe: High-calorie, high-protein smoothie (lactose-free)

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.


Serves: 1

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


In a blender, combine the yogurt, soy 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: 497
  • Total carbohydrate: 75 g
  • Cholesterol: 1 mg
  • Dietary fiber: 7 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1 g
  • Protein: 29 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Sodium: 159 mg
  • Total fat: 9 g
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