Try this thick and creamy chocolate peanut butter smoothie as a nutritious breakfast, suited to satisfy a chocolate craving in the afternoon or an indulgent after-dinner treat.


  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • 1 frozen sliced ripe banana
  • 1 (8-ounce) carton vanilla low-fat yogurt


Place all ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.


Protein and monounsaturated fat from the peanut butter, potassium from the banana, and protein and calcium from the yogurt will get your day off to a great start. Peel and slice bananas to freeze individually in zip-top bags for smoothies and shakes.