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.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 2 1/2 to 3 cups
  • Total carbohydrate: 82 g
  • Dietary fiber: 5 g
  • Sodium: 269 mg
  • Saturated fat: 5 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1 g
  • Total fat: 10 g
  • Cholesterol: 35 mg
  • Protein: 32 g
  • Calories: 542
  • Dairy foods low-fat or fat-free: 2
  • Fats and oils: 1
  • Fruits: 1
  • Meats poultry and fish: 1
  • Fats: 2
  • Fruits: 2
  • Protein and dairy: 3
  • Fats: 2
  • Fruits: 2
  • Milk and milk products: 4
Last Updated: 2011-09-01
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