Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Purple Passion Shake

I hate the thought of posting another recipe without a photo, but as soon as I get a camera cord I will. Recently, this smoothie has been a staple for me since it is quick to prepare and doesn't involve chewing (less effort on my digestive system). I got the original recipe online years ago but can't find it anywhere now, otherwise I'd reference it; my version is modified anyway.

* You may want to add a few ice cubes if not using any frozen fruit.
* If you have allergies, be sure to find a protein powder that suites your needs.
*I find a great way to use up the banana without freezing it is eating half before a workout (energy boost), then using the remaining half for my post-exercise breakfast.

Purple Passion Shake:
1/2 cup soy milk
1/4 cup mixed berry juice
1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/2 banana fresh or frozen
1 scoop whey powder
1 tsp flax oil

Blend all ingredients and enjoy!

12 oz. Serves 1. Approximately 280 calories.

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