Recipes

Beverages and Cocktails: Refreshing Blended Drinks

Tofu Strawberry-Banana Smoothie

You'll never miss the fat or the calories with this smoothie recipe from Amidor. You can add a spoonful or two of peanut butter and/or a teaspoon of chocolate syrup for a stronger flavor. Just be mindful of your portion sizes.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup silken tofu
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 frozen banana, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup soymilk
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter (optional, for more flavor and protein)
  • 2-3 ice cubes

Preparation:

  1. Place all ingredients in blender; blend until mixture smooth.

Yield:
1 serving

Nutritional Information:
per serving: 338 calories, 20 g protein, 46 g carbohydrate, 12 g fat, 1.7 g saturated fat, 8.5 g fiber, 0 mg cholesterol, 31 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 29%.

Recipe provided by Toby Amidor, MS, RD, nutrition instructor, Art Institute of New York City; © 2006 Toby Amidor.


Last Editorial Review: 7/24/2006