Coffee-Banana Tofu Shake
Start your morning off right with this protein-rich shake.
From EatingWell: May/June 1997
Yield: 2 servings, 1 1/2 cups each
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
- 1 1/4 cups low-fat milk
- 1/2 cup silken tofu, (if using a shelf-stable box, choose soft), drained
- 1 ripe banana
- 1-2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder, preferably espresso
- 2 ice cubes
- Ground cinnamon, (optional)
- Combine milk, tofu, banana, 1 tablespoon sugar, coffee powder and ice cubes in a blender. Blend until very frothy. Taste and add more sugar, if needed. Pour into glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Per serving:
189 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 9 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 10 g protein; 2 g fiber; 108 mg sodium; 243 mg potassium.
Nutrition Bonus: Calcium (19% daily value).
2 Carbohydrate Serving
Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 reduce-fat milk