18 hours ago
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
I originally discovered this recipe on one of my favorite healthy food blogs. I made it on a whim and I fell in love. I now keep at least four bananas in the freezer at all times, so I can make this when I've had an awesome run, don't know what to eat or really want a treat. I modified the orginal recipe slightly based on criteria I require a smoothie to have for my own personal satisfaction. The amazing part of this smoothie is that you don't need ice. Frizen bananas keep the smoothie cold and add so much flavor. Once you discover how much you love this, play around with the ingredients.
Honestly, there is little need for me to post the recipe because the HH version is so good, but when one of my faithful readers wrote on her blog that she succumbed to a milshake craving recently, I thought, "I have to post this milkshake alternative for health nut Aggie!" Ags, this one's for you and if that little GB insists on a real milkshake, just give it to him anyway- he's the boss. In fact, call me up and I'll meet you at Shari's for a real milkshake.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Serves 1..for bfast, lunch, dinner or a delish snack!
2 whole frozen bananas (I leave the peels on in the feezer and then nuke them for a bit to peel the skins off)
1/2 tbsp peanut butter (or more if you're not calorie counting)
1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa
1/2 cup fat free or non-dairy milk...it's truly excellent with vanilla soymilk
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Yes, that is a Starbucks cup. Don't judge. I needed a throw away cup for dinner tonight.
Posted by AB at 2:36 PM