Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie
From EatingWell: September/October 2014
Skip the PB & J sandwich but get the flavors in this healthy smoothie! Greek yogurt, spinach and strawberries are blended with peanut butter in this healthy, protein-rich smoothie recipe.
- 1/2 cup low-fat milk
- 1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
- 1 cup baby spinach
- 1 cup frozen banana slices (about 1 medium banana)
- 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
- 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter
- 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or honey (optional)
- Add milk and yogurt to a blender, then add spinach, banana, strawberries, peanut butter and sweetener (if using); blend until smooth.
Per serving: 362 calories; 10 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono); 10 mg cholesterol; 54 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 31 g total sugars; 18 g protein; 7 g fiber; 167 mg sodium; 1103 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (87% daily value), Vitamin A (64% dv), Potassium (32% dv), Calcium & Folate (28% dv), Magnesium (24% dv), Vitamin B12 (19% dv)
Carbohydrate Servings: 3 1/2
Exchanges: 3 fruit, 1 1/2 nonfat/lowfat milk, 1/2 high-fat meat, 1 fat
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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- September/October 2014