Cocoa-Banana Shake

Cocoa-Banana Shake

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Is there anything better than a smooth and creamy chocolate-banana milkshake? There sure is—just throw a nutrient-dense avocado into the blender with the rest of the ingredients and your shake will be even creamier!

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1 cup light chocolate ice cream
  • 1 medium banana, sliced
  • 1 medium avocado, halved, seeded, peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate malted milk powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


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  1. In a blender combine all ingredients. Cover and blend until smooth.
  • Variation: Frozen Pops: To make frozen pops, coat nine 2- to 3-ounce frozen pop molds with nonstick cooking spray. Fill each mold with ¼ cup Cocoa-Banana Shake. Cover and freeze until firm.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 179 calories; 8 g fat(2 g sat); 4 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 41 mcg folate; 10 mg cholesterol; 17 g sugars; 130 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 99 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 50 mg sodium; 414 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ fat, 1 starch, ½ fruit, ½ vegetable

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