Get energized for a workout with this banana smoothie. According to research published in the online scientific journal PLoS One, consuming a banana during a workout is as beneficial as a sports drink. Plus, bananas provide antioxidants, potassium and other nutritional benefits.
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- 2 cups skim milk
- 1 large banana
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
- handful walnut pieces (or 7 halves)
- Blend all ingredients together.
Per serving: 227 calories, 10 g protein, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 37 g carbohydrates, 2 g fibre, 5 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium