By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

To make the recipe higher in calories, add 1 tablespoon of flaxseed oil for an additional 120 calories, 14 grams of fat, and no additional sodium or cholesterol.

Number of servings

Serves 1

Ingredients

  1. 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  2. 1 cup 2 percent milk
  3. 1 medium banana, cut into chunks
  4. 2 tablespoons wheat germ
  5. 2 tablespoons protein powder

Directions

In a blender, combine the yogurt, milk, banana chunks, wheat germ and protein powder. Blend until smooth. Pour into a tall frost-chilled glass and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size :2 1/2 to 3 cups

  • Calories 608
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Saturated fat 9 g
  • Trans fat 0.2 g
  • Monounsaturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 57 mg
  • Sodium 301 mg
  • Total carbohydrate 75 g
  • Dietary fiber 7 g
  • Total sugars 53 g
  • Added sugars 4 g
  • Protein 32 g
Sept. 15, 2017