Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie

This peanut butter berry smoothie is simple to make and easy for me to digest, even with Crohn's disease. It's the perfect breakfast or snack for a hot summer day. The peanut butter powder in the smoothie also provides protein for those who can not eat traditional peanut butter.

Makes 2 smoothies

Ingredients for peanut butter berry smoothie recipe

  • 1.5 cups 0% fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 overripe banana
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter powder
  • 1 tbsp flax seed
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • Water
  • Ice cubes
  • Cinnamon, to taste

How to make the smoothie: my perfect Crohn's breakfast

  1. Add yogurt, berries, banana, peanut butter powder, flaxseed and milk to blender; puree until smooth.
  2. Add water through the hole in the top of the lid to thin out, if needed.
  3. Add ice to blender and puree to your liking.
  4. Pour into two 16oz glasses and sprinkle with cinnamon.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 265
  • cholesterol: 5mg
  • dietary fiber: 6.3g
  • potassium: 370mg
  • protein: 23.8g
  • saturated fat: 1g
  • sodium: 94mg
  • total fat: 3.5g
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