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Coffee and Banana Smoothie

    banana coffee breakfast smoothie

    Some might see overly ripe bananas and instantly think banana bread. When I see ripe bananas I think smoothies. On any given day, I always have bananas in my freezer. Once they get too ripe to eat raw, I peel them and break into thirds then freeze in a zip loc sandwich bag. The riper, the better!

    Today’s recipe is the perfect use for your leftover morning cup of joe. The stronger the coffee, the more flavorful the smoothie. I love to use chocolate protein powder but even a scoop of natural peanut butter would do the trick (for just 30 extra calories.)  This smoothie tastes more like a dessert than breakfast and is loaded in protein and fiber. Added bonus? Coffee is loaded in antioxidants.

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    banana coffee breakfast smoothie

    Coffee and Banana Smoothie

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    This smoothie tastes more like a dessert than breakfast and is loaded in protein and fiber.
    PREP: 10 mins
    TOTAL: 10 mins
    Servings: 1

    Ingredients
     

    • 1 banana
    • c plain yogurt
    • ¼ c strong coffee (cooled)
    • 1 tbs protein powder (1 scoop or 1 natural peanut butter)
    • 1 ½ tbs flax seed meal
    • 2 scoops ice

    Instructions
     

    • Place all ingredients into a blender and puree until smooth. Enjoy!

    Nutrition

    Calories: 328kcalCarbohydrates: 41.1gProtein: 18.7gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 4.5gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 105mgFiber: 6g
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

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