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Go Get ’Em Smoothie Recipe

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Course: Main Course
Total Time: Under 15 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Go Get ’Em Smoothie

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

This is truly a weekday special: a breakfast that combines food and drink for people who don’t feel they’ve even got time to sit down in the morning.

If the person-in-a-hurry is miniature in stature, and not progressed to caffeine intake, then replace the espresso powder with a tablespoonful of peanut butter. Extra protein and ultradelicious.

I keep overripe bananas, peeled and cut into quarters, in bags in the freezer which help give ice-creamy bulk to the smoothie and dispense with the need for ice.

Yield: Serves 1

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 peeled frozen banana, quartered
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 teaspoons chocolate malted drink powder
  • ½ teaspoon instant espresso powder

Directions

Put all ingredients into a blender and whiz to mix.

Pour into a tall glass and drink before dashing out the door.


© 2007 Nigella Lawson
NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

384kcal (19%)
125mg (5%)
77g
4g
7g (11%)
0g
4g (19%)
2g
1g
17mg (6%)
59g
8g
70mg
838mg
88mcg RAE (3%)
11mg (18%)
208mg (21%)
1mg (6%)
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