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Goin' Bananas Smoothie

Goin' Bananas SmoothieWhat could be easier? Cold milk and a frozen banana create a thick and creamy smoothie that's as simple to make as it is yummy -- plus it's good for you, too! (And kids love it!)

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups 2% milk
1 medium frozen banana, broken into chunks
2 teaspoons granulated or brown sugar, honey or other sweetener, as desired
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a blender, combine milk, frozen banana, sugar, and vanilla extract. Blend until smooth, about 20 seconds.
  2. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Makes 2 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 of recipe): 171.3 calories; 20% calories from fat; 3.8g total fat; 14.6mg cholesterol; 75.8mg sodium; 519.6mg potassium; 28.4g carbohydrates; 1.8g fiber; 21.9g sugar; 26.7g net carbs; 6.8g protein.

Recipe and photograph by Hope Cantil; copyright © 1999; property of See Terms of Use.