PB & J Smooth Move

12 Sep

Peanut Butter & Jelly Smoothie

Serves 1

You’ve said the way to your heart is through Peanut Butter & Jelly.  But one-too-many sandwiches and we’ll have to start calling you “Peanut Butter & Belly!”  Luckily, there’s a lightened-up version of your favorite treat—one that actually prevents the belly bulge.  Bursting with probiotic, Omega-3’s and fiber, the PB&J Smooth Move makes a healthy low-cal breakfast or protein-rich post-workout snack.

Ingredients:

1 C. low-fat, plain kefir

½ frozen banana

½ C. fresh strawberries, hulled

1 Tbsp. natural peanut butter

1 Tbsp. flaxseed oil

1 tsp. local honey

1 scoop whey protein (optional)

Directions:

Blend all ingredients until smooth.  Enjoy!

FOOD THAT LOVES YOU, TOO: The monounsaturated fats in peanut butter are extremely good for maintaining heart health.  A tablespoon a day can help to lower cholesterol and prevent cardiovascular disease.

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4 Responses to “PB & J Smooth Move”

  1. Val September 13, 2011 at 9:11 am #

    Absolutely delicious! The kefir gave it a yummy bite and kind of intensified the peanut butter flavor. Really did taste like a PB&J sandwich in a glass!

  2. foodiloveyou September 13, 2011 at 8:53 pm #

    Hey Valerie! So glad you and your honey enjoyed the PB & J Smooth Move! I also just came across this great article in Shape Magazine that says nut smoothies actually help regulate blood sugar. I’ll drink to that! Check it out: http://www.shape.com/healthy-eating/healthy-drinks/15-creative-alternatives-coffee?page=2

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