Coffee-Banana Smoothie

Coffee-Banana Smoothie

2 Reviews
From the EatingWell Kitchen

Tofu packs protein and adds creaminess in this easy smoothie recipe for an easy way to start your day.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 1 1/4 cups low-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup silken tofu, (if using a shelf-stable box, choose soft), drained
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, or to taste
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder, preferably espresso
  • 2 ice cubes
  • Ground cinnamon, (optional)


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  1. Combine milk, tofu, banana,1 tablespoonsugar, coffee powder and ice cubes in a blender. Blend until very frothy. Taste and add more sugar, if needed. Pour into glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 1/2 cup
  • Per serving: 186 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 30 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 19 mcg folate; 8 mg cholesterol; 21 g sugars; 6 g added sugars; 337 IU vitamin A; 5 mg vitamin C; 196 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 93 mg sodium; 476 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 1/2 fat-free milk, 1/2 medium-fat protein, 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrates

Reviews 2

May 06, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Quick, easy shake. I have been going to the gym in the mornings and don't like to eat a meal before I go but need something to keep my blood sugar stable. This shake took moments to make in a blender and was quite tasty. I was expecting it to be bland but the coffee and banana had a lovely taste and I didn't need to add sugar. This was pleasant alternative to can of slim shake that I used to have and without the sugar, and additives. Pros: Took only 2 mins to make
November 02, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Didn't know what to think at first but I've just made this smothie as a snack and I absolutely love it. I didn't have a smoothie maker but I just mashed up all the ingredients (although i didn't put sugar in it - was already quite sweet :D ) and ate it with a spoon from a bowl. I also added a few chopped up brazil nuts and I think when I make it again I'll try it with a few oats tossed in. Very filling and healthy. Def would recommend!