Banana Nutella Smoothie

Banana Nutella Smoothie

  • 1 ripe banana, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon Nutella
  • 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup skim milk
  • 1 scoop protein powder 
  • 4 ice cubes


Notes:

We like the Muscle Milk protein powder – it packs 16 grams of protein per scoop, and the flavors taste great.  For this recipe, I used the “Graham Cracker” flavor.  If you don’t have Nutella, you can substitute any nut butter such as all-natural peanut butter, almond butter, cashew butter, etc.  Add a little honey since nut butters are unsweetened and Nutella is sweetened.


Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.


Yields 1 serving.

(Weight Watchers Points Plus Value: 8 points) 


Recipe from Curly Girl Kitchen.

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