Banana Cream Protein Shake

Steph Wagner

April 14, 2017

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Banana Cream Protein Shake

 

Keeping variety in protein shakes is SO important and yet SUPER hard.

If you are on your pre-surgical diet for bariatric surgery or you’re on your post-surgery liquid diet…hang in there.

It does get better! I know the sweet drinks are exhausting and you need something new. My best encouragement is to search around on this site (and others) for ideas to get your wheels turning. Flavoring extracts can make an ordinary shake totally different with just a splash of something new.

For this recipe, it’s adding a splash of banana to a vanilla shake. You can also do this with strawberry extract…make a big difference!

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Banana Cream Protein Shake

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: No Cook
Servings: 1 shake
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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Ingredients

  • 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1/2 tsp banana extract
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 8 oz water or unsweetened almond milk

Instructions

  • In a shaker cup, combine ingredients and shake well. Pour over ice.
  • To make creamier: place ingredients in blender and add 1/2 cup ice and 1/4 cup low fat cottage cheese. Blend until smooth.

Notes

Different protein powders will change the nutrition profile. It's best to utilize MyFitnessPal for more accurate calculations of your personal intake.

Nutrition

Serving: 1shake | Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 91mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Calcium: 105mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition Facts
Banana Cream Protein Shake
Amount Per Serving (1 shake)
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 56mg2%
Potassium 91mg3%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Calcium 105mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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