Peanut Butter Banana Chia Smoothie

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Peanut Butter Banana Chia Smoothie

No bananas were hurt in the making of this smoothie. Don’t get me wrong, I love bananas but they aren’t exactly easy on the blood sugar. Thank goodness for extracts and flavorings. This way, I can still get all the great banana flavor without the extra carbs. This peanut butter banana chia smoothie is thick and rich and a great way to start your day.

(17 votes, average: 3.94 out of 5)
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Peanut Butter Banana Chia Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/2 tsp banana extract
  • 12 drops liquid stevia extract

Instructions

  1. In a blender, combine yogurt, almond milk, peanut butter, chia seeds, banana extract and stevia extract. Blend until smooth.

Yield: 2

Cholesterol: 0mg

Food energy: 252 Calories

Total fat: 15g (48.8% calories from fat)

Carbohydrate: 16g

Protein per serving: 20g

Total dietary fiber: 7g

Sodium per serving: 209mg

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Grace

What kind of Greek yogurt and peanut butter do you use? When I made this, it was delicious, but was more carbs than what I see above. Any help is greatly appreciated!

Donna

I get the banana extract from Super Target, bet Walmart has it! Keep checking, maybe health food stores?
 

Donna

I get the banana extract from Super Target, bet Walmart has it! 
 

Lee

Where do you get your banana extract from?  I can’t find it anywhere in Cairns :(

Amy

For those of you wondering about PB2, a better sugar-free alternative for you may be defatted peanut flour.  You can get it on amazon and lots of online nutrition websites.  Same idea as PB2 but without sugar.  I frequently use it in smoothies and muffins, etc. to give that peanut butter flavor with hardly any fat and no sugar. 

Cindy Hannon
I am going to make this for breakfast (minus the banana extract because I don’t have it, but WILL get some)!  Wondering on the PB2, I have it but have never used it because don’t know what to do with it.   It does contain sugar and my PB of choice does not, I wonder how much PB2 I would add and what that little bit of sugar will do… I am not diabetic but have gone on a weight loss plan which is pretty much sugar free (except for the occasional cheat, which is not often).  This looks really good! … Read more »
Tracey C

If you haven’t tried the wonders of PB2 yet, you might consider it!  Basically dried peanut butter – much less fat and calories, but all the taste (and protein).  I love it in smoothies! They make a version with cocoa powder added that is also tasty.

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