Beverages: Dairy-Based Drinks: Banana and Prune Yogurt Smoothie

Yes, even the popular banana smoothie can be improved upon! Our Recipe Makeover makes it far lower in calories, fat and carbs than the traditional recipe.
Per serving: 195 calories, 1g fat and 38g carbs.
Saves: 91 calories, 7.4g fat and 7g carbs.

Author: Recipe Makeover by CalorieKing
Date: January 02, 2013

Suggestions: Chill glasses ahead. Bananas can be frozen ahead, if desired.

Serves: 2 person(s)
Yield: 2 x 1 cup servings

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins

Ingredients:

    Our healthier makeover recipe replaces whole milk with nonfat, large banana with medium-sized, and high fat sugary flavored yogurt with nonfat plain yogurt. The result, a healthy smoothie.
  Recipe Makeover

    1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
    1 banana, medium, sliced
    4 pitted prunes
    1 1/2 cup nonfat or skim milk

  Traditional Recipe

    1/2 cup yogurt, banana flavored
    1 banana, large, sliced
    4 pitted prunes
    1 1/2 cup whole milk

Directions:

    Place all ingredients together in a blender; blend until smooth. Pour into two tall, chilled glasses. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

MakeoverTraditional
Calories:195 cals286 cals
Kilojoules:816 kJ1,197 kJ
Fat1.0 g8.4 g
Carbohydrates38.0 g45.0 g
Protein11.0 g10.3 g
Cholesterol5.0 mg30.0 mg
Sodium143 mg134 mg
Saturated Fat0.1 g4.3 g
Fiber2.6 g1.7 g
Calcium391.0 mg347.0 mg
Total Sugars29.0 g43.0 g

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