Pomegranate Banana Protein Smoothie

  April 26, 2014  |    Blog>Recipes

 

Who says eating healthfully has to be boring? Not us! Tantalize your taste buds with our Pomegranate Banana Protein Smoothie!

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This smoothie has 12 grams of protein,  Protein is what helps to keep you feeling satisfied so if you make this smoothie your breakfast, you’ll stave off hunger straight through lunch—all for 168 calories!  If you want, go for two servings and just over 300 calories you’ll have 24 grams of protein!

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And if you’re looking for a drink to have if you had a weekend or night of overindulgence, try one of these that we typically go for– our Kale Recharge Smoothie, our Green Grape & Matcha Detox Drink, or our Sparkling Cucumber and Detox Refresher, however, today we’re feeling like we want this smoothie…

 

Pomegranate Banana Protein Smoothie

3 Servings

 

Ingredients

1 medium banana

2 TBSP fresh pomegranate seeds

8oz pomegranate juice (like POM Wonderful)

6oz Greek yogurt, nonfat, plain

0.5 TBSP sunflower seed butter

1 scoop (26g) 100% whey protein powder

1 cup ice cubes

 

Directions

Simply add all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired consistency is achieved. Pour equally into two glasses.  Enjoy!

 

Nutritional information, per serving

168 calories, 2g fat, 20mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 474mg potassium, 27g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 19g sugar, 12 g protein

Added bonus: 42% Vitamin B6, 14% Calcium, 30% Panthothenic Acid, 42% Riboflavin, 33% Thiamin

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pom-banana protein smoothie

 

Pomegranate Banana Protein Smoothie
 
Nutritional information, per serving 168 calories, 2g fat, 20mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 474mg potassium, 27g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 19g sugar, 12 g protein Added bonus: 42% Vitamin B6, 14% Calcium, 30% Panthothenic Acid, 42% Riboflavin, 33% Thiamin
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Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • 1 medium banana
  • 2 TBSP fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 8oz pomegranate juice (like POM Wonderful)
  • 6oz Greek yogurt, nonfat, plain
  • 0.5 TBSP sunflower seed butter
  • 1 scoop (26g) 100% whey protein powder
  • 1 cup ice cubes
Instructions
  1. Simply add all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired consistency is achieved. Pour equally into two glasses.
  2. Enjoy!

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