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Recipe: High-calorie, high-protein smoothieBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/NU00627
Dietitian's tip: To make the recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat, and no additional sodium or cholesterol per serving.
- 1 cup vanilla yogurt
- 1 cup 2 percent milk
- 1 medium banana, cut into chunks
- 2 tablespoons wheat germ
- 2 tablespoons protein powder
In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, banana chunks, wheat germ and protein powder. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall frost-chilled glass and serve immediately.
Nutritional analysis per serving
|Serving size: 2 1/2 to 3 cups|
|Total fat||10 g||Total carbohydrate||82 g|
|Saturated fat||5 g||Dietary fiber||5 g|
|Monounsaturated fat||1 g||Protein||32 g|
|Protein and dairy||3|
|Milk and milk products||4|
|Dairy foods (low-fat or fat-free)||2|
|Meats, poultry and fish||1|
|Fats and oils||1|