Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie
Made by Maggie Hampshire, RN, BSN
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: June 5, 2009
This shake is high in calories and protein. It is ideal for folks who are struggling with weight loss and difficulty swallowing during treatment.
1 cup 2% milk
1 frozen banana (medium size, 7-8 inches)
1/3 cup powdered nonfat milk
2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1/3 cup peanut butter
InstructionsPut all ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth.
Some tipsWe keep a Ziploc bag of frozen bananas (already peeled) in the freezer at all times. When my bananas are getting a little too ripe, I add them to the bag in the freezer.
Nutrition FactsPer entire recipe
- Calories: 799
- Total Fat: 35g (saturated 10g, Trans fat 0g)
- Cholesterol: 31mg
- Sodium: 458mg
- Total carbohydrates: 87g
- Dietary fiber: 10g
- Sugars: 62g
- Protein: 47g
- This dish is high in Vitamin A (26% RDA), Vitamin C (28%), Calcium (110%) and Iron (17%).