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Low Fat Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie with Chia Seeds

The other day I ran into my neighbour in the grocery store. We were chit chatting while walking around the store when we came upon “The Sample Lady” giving out free samples of PB & Me peanut butter…. Mmmmm I love a good peanut butter! However this peanut butter was a little different – it was powdered! I’ve never seen powdered peanut butter before at my grocery store – I’ve seen it at health food stores but being able to buy it at my local grocery store is much more convenient.

After trying the PB & Me I had this genius idea to throw a few scoops into the blender with a frozen banana and chocolate almond milk. The result is a thick, peanut-buttery, uber chocolatey shake.

LOW FAT Chocolate banana smoothie with chia seeds

LOW FAT Chocolate banana smoothie with chia seeds

Did I mention it’s healthy? You can have your shake and drink it, too. Sold!

LOW FAT Chocolate banana smoothie with chia seeds

Chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie with chia seeds
Serves 1
A thick, frothy shake made with frozen bananas, low fat powdered peanut butter, and chocolate almond milk. This healthy recipe is low fat and perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go.
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357 calories
54 g
2 g
14 g
9 g
2 g
675 g
113 g
35 g
0 g
8 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
675g
Servings
1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 357
Calories from Fat 98
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g
22%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 2mg
1%
Sodium 113mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates 54g
18%
Dietary Fiber 8g
32%
Sugars 35g
Protein 9g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
18%
Calcium
58%
Iron
10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 ripe frozen banana
  2. 1 tbsp chia seeds (soak in almond millk overnight)
  3. 1 tbsp powdered peanut butter (I prefer PB&Me)
  4. 2 tbsp low fat greek yogurt
  5. 1 cup sugar free chocolate almond milk
  6. honey to taste
  7. ice (optional)
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Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients in blender, starting with the almond milk.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. If too thin, add some ice.
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14g
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9g
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Low Fat Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie with Chia Seeds - A thick, frothy shake made with frozen bananas, low fat powdered peanut butter, and chocolate almond milk. This healthy recipe is low fat and perfect for a snack or breakfast on the go.

This smoothie is certainly delicious enough to be served as a faux milkshake, if you want to drink it post-meal at a time of day when such a thing is actually appropriate. I occasionally also add Kefir to my smoothies to make sure I get a dose of probiotics before I start the day, and a good helping of nut-based protein (in this case, peanut butter and almond milk). This smoothie is dairy-free and healthy. Just the sort of sweet beverage I need to wean me off of my morning muffin cravings.

Drink up & enjoy!

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