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Banana-Maple Smoothie

banana-drink RecipeKate Sears

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe banana, sliced
  • 1/2 cup maple low-fat yogurt
  • 1/4 cup ice
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons pecans, toasted, plus more for garnish
  • Dash freshly grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish

Preparation

1. Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a chilled glass, and garnish with toasted pecans and grated nutmeg; serve.

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  • Yield: Makes 1 smoothie (about 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving:304
Fat per serving:12g
Saturated fat per serving:2g
Monounsaturated fat per serving:6g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving:3g
Protein per serving:8g
Carbohydrates per serving:46g
Fiber per serving:3g
Cholesterol per serving:6mg
Iron per serving:1mg
Sodium per serving:83mg
Calcium per serving:236mg

Good to Know

For a quick and easy breakfast option, blend this up in the morning for a healthy dose of potassium.

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