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

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie By 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


Put all ingredients into a blender and mix until smooth.

Some tips

We 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 Facts

Per 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%).


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