A smart snack before a workout!
This coffee banana smoothie is a smart snack before a workout - or before spring cleaning! Yogurt or ice cream is a stellar source of calcium, the banana adds potassium, wheat germ kicks in extra vitamin E, and coffee contributes some vigor. All the way around, this is a healthy, energy boosting snack!
This recipe makes 2 servings
1 cup brewed coffee, cold or at room temperature
1/2 ripe banana
1 cup vanilla yogurt or 1 cup chocolate ice cream, slightly softened (substitute low-carb ice cream)
½ cup low-fat (1%) milk (substitute low-carb milk)
1 packet Splenda™, or 1 tsp stevia
1/2 teaspoon wheatgerm
½ teaspoon peppermint extract
Place all ingredients in a blender container.
Cover and blend on high speed for one minute or until smooth.
Pour into two tall glasses.