Power Packed Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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Jul. 25, 2013

The best way to gain back vital nutrients post a workout session in the gym is by making yourself a yummy fruit smoothie. Easy, quick and totally energizing.

Ingredients

Strawberries 8 (Reserve 2 for garnishing)
Banana 1
Honey 1/2 Tablespoon
Ice cubes 6
Low fat strawberry yogurt 2 Tablespoon
Skimmed milk 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Flax seed 2 Teaspoon , toasted

Directions

MAKING

1. Combine strawberry, banana, honey, yogurt, ice and milk in a blender and blend till smooth.

2. Pour into 2 glasses and serve cold.

SERVING

3. Top with a dollop of fat free whipped topping (optional); use a whole strawberry to decorate the glass.

4. My special touch - sprinkle a teaspoon of toasted flax seed on top of the smoothie to add crunch and enhance nutritional value.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Ready In: 5 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 177Calories from Fat 25

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.6%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 103 mg4.29%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 22 g

Protein 9 g18%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet