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Buttermilk Banana Bean Smoothie

Begin the a.m. with bananas, buttermilk and beans
Buttermilk Banana Bean Smoothie

Courtesy of BeanInstitute.com

We bet you never thought those beans in the pantry could be tossed into your morning smoothie for added fiber.

Courtesy of BeanInstitute.com


  • 1 Cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 1 Cup canned, drained and rinsed white kidney, navy, Great Northern or cannellini beans
  • 1 frozen ripe banana
  • 2 Teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 Teaspoon nutmeg


Combine buttermilk, beans, banana, honey, and nutmeg in a blender.

Blend until smooth.

Pour into a glass, add a straw, and enjoy.