Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Tyler Sullivan

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Peanut butter and banana smoothies have become a staple craving for me since my first ever trip to the Edgartown Bakery in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Their smoothies are enormously sized and packed with calories, not to mention $7.00 a piece, and so my diet and wallet didn't allow them to frequent my taste buds on a regular basis; however, the flavors and combination never left my list of wants. As it turns out, these flavors are not difficult to replicate, and the calories can be cut by more than half. Here is my rendition of the peanut butter and banana smoothie that can be done in 10 minutes, in your own home — as fatty or as skinny as you want it to be. 

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Notes

Note: For a heartier smoothie (with a little more taste and a little more fat), you can substitute vanilla ice cream for yogurt, add more peanut butter, and another banana. 

Directions

Empty the ice into a blender, followed by the chopped bananas, yogurt, peanut butter, and milk. Cover and blend until smooth, 1-2 minutes on a "smoothie" setting. (Add more time for older blenders.) Pour into glasses and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

461 kcal

Daily value:

23%

Servings:

2
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 69 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 17 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 552 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 165 µg
  • Vitamin D 31 IU
  • Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 3 mg
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg
  • Ash 2 g
  • Caffeine 2 mg
  • Calcium, Ca 139 mg
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Choline, total 37 mg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 10 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 3 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 4 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 2 g
  • Folate, DFE 35 µg
  • Folate, food 9 µg
  • Folate, total 24 µg
  • Folic acid 15 µg
  • Fructose 1 g
  • Glutamic acid 1 g
  • Iron, Fe 1 mg
  • Lactose 1 g
  • Lutein + zeaxanthin 3 µg
  • Magnesium, Mg 67 mg
  • Niacin 4 mg
  • Phosphorus, P 219 mg
  • Potassium, K 345 mg
  • Retinol 165 µg
  • Selenium, Se 6 µg
  • Sodium, Na 331 mg
  • Starch 1 g
  • Sucrose 2 g
  • Sugars, total 33 g
  • Theobromine 65 mg
  • Tocopherol, gamma 3 mg
  • Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 1 µg
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 1 µg
  • Water 143 g
  • Zinc, Zn 1 mg
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