Thursday, February 3, 2011

Banana-Kiwi Breakfast Shake

Depending on the sweetness of the fruit, you may want to add one or two tablespoons or sugar to this smooth morning drink.

Serves: 2 (1 cup per serving)
Preparation Time: 5 minutes

1 medium banana, peeled and quartered
1 medium kiwi, peeled and halved
1 cup low-fat buttermilk
6 - ounce container nonfat or low-fat fruit flavored yogurt
1 to 2 tablespoons sugar (optional)

Combine all ingredients in a blender or work bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Cover and process until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.

Nutrition Facts: (per serving)
Calories: 181
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrates: 36 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Sodium: 167 mg
Total Fat: 2 g
Saturated: 1 g
Polyunsaturated: 0 g
Monounsaturated: 0 g

Source: American Heart Association - Quick & Easy Cookbook pg. 40

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