Recipe: High-calorie, high-protein smoothie

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Recipe: High-calorie, high-protein smoothie

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, banana chunks, wheat germ and protein powder. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall frost-chilled glass and serve immediately.

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