Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie

Normally, I don’t keep peanut butter in my kitchen because, like with ice cream, I can’t eat that shit responsibly. Fool me once, shame on you, Peanut Butter. Fool me twice, shame on me. Down a jar with a spoon in under two days for the twentieth time, and I GIVE UP DAMNIT. (That’s how the saying goes, right?)

But, in the spirit of Thanksgiving binging, I decided to indulge myself at the grocery store. And, shockingly, I’ve been putting it to use in a healthy way, save for the occasional finger dip-and-swoosh move. (Don’t judge me; food tastes better when you eat it with your fingers.)

If you’ve never added peanut butter to your smoothies, you’re not doing it right. This peanut butter berry smoothie is delicious, refreshing and filling. A perfect breakfast option.

 INGREDIENTS

This will make 2 servings:

  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries (Whole Foods sells a frozen berry mix of strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries)
  • 1 handful fresh raspberries
  • 1 handful fresh blackberries
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • ½ cup low-fat 1% milk
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds (optional)

What’s your favorite smoothie ingredient?

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 314
–Calories from Fat: 79
Total Fat: 6g
–Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 3mg
Sodium: 101mg
Total Carbohydrate: 49g
–Dietary Fiber: 13g
–Sugars: 22g
Protein: 10g

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Comments

  1. That looks and sounds delicious!

  2. have you tried PB2? http://www.bellplantation.com/ makes it. All the goodness of peanut butter, but none of the fat. I use this in my smoothies ALL THE TIME and it is awesome. It works really well in what I call my “Elvis Smoothie” , which uses PB2, A whole banana, coconut water, greek yogurt, vanilla protein powder + chia seed. You can also mix PB2 with water or milk to make PB for toast. Yummy. I am a PB-oholic too… I understand completely :)

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  4. I like adding spirilina to my smoothies the only disadvantage is that it makes your smoothie green

  5. This smoothie is delicious!! How many calories would you say are in this smoothie?

  6. Thank you for adding the nutrition info!

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