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Carob Nut Banana Protein Smoothie

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Carob Nut Banana Protein Smoothie is a great healthy way to start of your day or to recover after that tough workout.

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Let’s be clear, smoothies aren’t just for breakfast anymore. Especially when you have the flavors of homemade chocolate banana shake.  Who doesn’t love a shake after a workout or as a little pick me up between meals?

AllWhites Egg WhitesAllWhites® Egg Whites asked me to recreate one of their recipes to share with you guys, and I knew I wanted to try and share their Carob Nut Protein Smoothie.  This recipe is perfectly balanced with lean proteins, carbohydrates and healthy fats.  Making it an awesome way to jump start your metabolism in the morning or recover after a sweaty workout with over 20 grams of protein. I must confess I have made it my mid afternoon pick me up.

I left my crossfit class last week, drenched, exhausted and sore.  When I got home I threw this shake together and it hit the spot.  It filled me up and gave me the boost I needed.

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I also like adding egg whites to my regular eggs in the morning for the extra protein, minus the additional calories.  I feel guilty when I throw away the yolks, so this helps me with my egg guilt.  Yes, that is a thing, I promise.

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Carob Nut Banana Protein Smoothie

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup AllWhites® egg whites
  • 1 banana small, cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon dried carob powder
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat peanut butter

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in blender. Cover and blend on medium speed until smooth. Serve immediately.

Notes

This recipe can easily be doubled.

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13 comments on “Carob Nut Banana Protein Smoothie”

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    Justine | Cooking and Beer

    YUM! This is my kind of smoothie! Love that you use carob powder! Such a great idea!

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    Erin @ Texanerin Baking

    I totally agree! Smoothies are meant to be enjoyed throughout the day. And I would have never thought of adding egg whites to my smoothie. Sounds interesting! 🙂

    1. The egg whites just give you a little moe protein Erin, which is always a good ting for post workouts or jump starting your metabolisim in the morning.

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    Lora @cakeduchess

    I drink a smoothie every time I go for a run…I’ve got to try this carob nut banana smoothie. It’s so wonderful full of protein!!

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    Chandra@The Plaid & Paisley Kitchen

    This smoothie looks really yummy! I wish I had the discipline to go to cross fit.

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