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High-calorie, high-protein smoothie

Serves 1

Medically reviewed on Sep 15, 2017

Dietitian 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.


  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup 2 percent milk
  • 1 medium banana, cut into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons wheat germ
  • 2 tablespoons protein powder


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 Size2 1/2 to 3 cups
Carbohydrate75 g
Cholesterol57 mg
Fiber7 g
Protein32 g
Sodium301 mg
Monounsaturated Fat4 g
Saturated Fat9 g
Total Fat20 g

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