A Breakfast Smoothie

You know the deal… breakfast is the most important meal of your day. If you want to start off on the right foot, then you need to fuel up before walking out that door.

I’m a smoothie freak and love experimenting with all sorts of ingredients and the fact is, you can hardly screw up a smoothie if you’re putting in ingredients you love.

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Here’s a simple one you can make in the mornings to get you properly fueled up. If a certain ingredient isn’t in your repertoire, then replace it with something that is.

Breakfast Protein Smoothie

  • 1 cup of skim milk
  • 1 to 2 scoops of vanilla flavored protein powder
  • 1 heaping tbs. of cocoa powder
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1 tbs. of natural peanut butter
  • 3-4 drops of stevia liquid (natural sweetener) if desired
  • 4 or 5 ice cubes

Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Nutritional Facts Per Serving: Calories 240, Total Fat 1 grams, Saturated Fat 0 grams, Cholesterol 5 milligrams, Sodium 129 milligrams, Total Carbohydrate 50 grams, Dietary Fiber 3 grams, Sugars 23 grams, Protein 9 grams

And walk out the door feeling like Popeye!

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