High Protein, Low Calorie Smoothie
A breakfast that is high in protein is very important but with a busy schedule it can be hard to find something that is quick, easy, and tasty. This smoothie recipe is a great way to have a breakfast that is high in protein. With the addition of a few other ingredients, it can become a high calorie smoothie if you need or want to drink it before a workout instead. This smoothie will provide you with the protein you need to start your day and feeling full, snacking less through out the day
- 1 cup plain greek yoghurt
- 1 cup 2 % milk
- 1 medium banana, cut into chunks
- 2 tablespoons wheat germ
- 2 tablespoons protein powder or, for a more natural option, hemp seeds
In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, banana chunks, wheat germ and protein powder. Pour into a tall frost-chilled glass and serve immediately.
You can add strawberries, and in that case decrease the amount of milk.
Also, you could add pure vanilla extract to add flavour without the calories
To make this recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat, and no additional sodium or cholesterol per serving.