Banana-Cocoa Soy Smoothie
With plenty of protein from both tofu and soymilk, this banana-split-inspired breakfast smoothie will keep you satisfied until lunchtime.
From EatingWell: January/February 2007, The EatingWell Diet (2007)
Yield: 1 serving
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour (includes freezing time)
- 1 banana
- 1/2 cup silken tofu
- 1/2 cup soymilk
- 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Slice banana and freeze until firm. Blend tofu, soymilk, cocoa and honey in a blender until smooth. With the motor running, add the banana slices through the hole in the lid and continue to puree until smooth.
Nutrition Per Serving: 340 calories; 8 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 60 g carbohydrates; 17 g protein; 10 g fiber; 121 mg sodium; 749 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Magnesium (29% daily value), Potassium (21% dv), Iron (20% dv), Vitamin A & Vitamin C (15% dv)
3 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 1/2 reduced-fat milk, 1 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1 medium-fat meat