Recipe By cookiequeen
Published Apr 4th
Prep 10m Cook - Additional - Ready In 10m
Servings 1 smoothie Calories 349.4

This balanced smoothie is great for a meal replacement or after a workout.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 1 ¼ cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 10 whole almonds
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 3 tablespoons chocolate flavored protein powder

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Place the banana, strawberries, almonds, and water into a blender. Blend to mix, then add the ice cubes and puree until smooth. Add the protein powder, and continue mixing until evenly incorporated, about 30 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 349.4
  • Carbohydrate 53.2 g
  • Fat 8.1 g
  • Fiber 10 g
  • Protein 21 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.8 g
  • Sodium 194.5 mg
  • Sugar 25.2 g


  1. Although I had to modify the recipe I enjoyed this! I need more protein in my diet and was told to try to supplement with smoothies. I'm also restricting my calories so I need to be careful what I add because they add up fast! I used: 1 frozen banana 12 frozen strawberries (close to - Read more ...
  2. Very good! I used a 1/2 banana, 1 cup strawberries, 4 tablespoons of vanilla protein powder (which equaled 1 full scoop) and increased the water to 6 tablespoons to make it a bit thinner and easier on my blender. I was looking for a good protein recipe I could use for breakfast and yielded just - Read more ...
  3. I'm doing the flat belly diet so this is a PERFECT recipe for breakfast for me! Love it!
  4. Perfect! All around great combination for a protein smoothie. Everything about this one works; flavor texture and purpose. Thanks for a great recipe. I'll use this one a lot.
  5. Yum, I really liked this. I used skim milk in place of the water. I was nervous that I'd have chunks of almonds, but my blender did a pretty good job. I only had plain protein powder so I added cinnamon, a touch of vanilla & some ground flax. Good stuff, and a great way - Read more ...
  6. I didn't have whole almonds so I used a 1/4 cup of slivered almonds. I used regular flavored soy-protein instead and added some sugar. This is a good tasting dairy-free smoothie. We usually make yogurt based smoothies. I froze the bananas and strawberries so I didn't even bother with the cup of ice. I was - Read more ...
  7. This recipe was okay. I make protein smoothies everyday after working out. I liked that this recipe used almonds. That was different. I also used vanilla protein instead of chocolate.
  8. This is a great smoothie - It is based on "The Zone Diet" which gives the right balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fats per meal. The idea of the diet is to control insulin and blood sugar levels to keep you full longer. Its a great diet and works well!
  9. Thank you!! My husband has been running us into the poorhouse ordering protein shakes every time we are at the gym. He gave this two thumbs up! Thanks again. Did not change a thing.

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