Mar 082012

Peanut butter is sometimes overlooked as a kid’s food but it is packed with nutrition and energy. This Peanut Butter smoothie takes advantage of that energy and nutrition in a tasty mix that is great an an afternoon snack.

Add even more nutritional goodness to this smoothie treat just by adding a tablespoon of Chia seed. Chia is a natural seed that adds a large measure of nutrition including heart healthy, cholesterol fighting omega 3 fatty acids and antioxidants. Even better, unlike Flax, Chia doesn’t have a noticeable taste of its own so adding it here won’t change the delicious results. You can order Chia seed directly from Amazon by clicking on the link in the recipe.

In your favorite blender mix:

  • 2 tbsp smooth (not chunky)peanut butter
  • 1 frozen banana peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup whey protein
  • 1 cup no or low fat milk
  • 1/2 cup chocolate frozen yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. Chia seed

Peanut Butter Smoothie

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