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Chocolate Banana Smoothies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.

Makes

4 servings

In an effort to lose weight, I wanted to find a healthy, sweet and filling beverage. I came up with this chocolate banana smoothie recipe that fits the bill. —Katherine Lipka, Galesburg, Michigan

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cold 2% milk
  • 1 package (1.4 ounces) sugar-free instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large ripe frozen bananas, sliced
  • 2 cups coarsely crushed ice cubes

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the milk, pudding mix and vanilla; cover and process until blended. Add the bananas and ice; cover and process until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 166 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 360mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat-free milk.

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