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Banana-Almond Milk Shakes Recipe

Banana-Almond Milk Shakes Recipe

A few sips of this flavorful shake will curb the hungriest sweet tooth. For a lighter version, substitute a tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder for the chocolate chips.—Athena M. Russell, Florence, South Carolina.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups almond milk
  • 6 frozen medium ripe bananas, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup almond butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Sweetened whipped cream, optional

Directions

  • 1. Place the first five ingredients in a blender; cover and process for 2 minutes or until smooth. Add chocolate chips; cover and process 30 seconds longer or until blended.
  • 2. Pour into chilled glasses and garnish with whipped cream if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (calculated without whipped cream) equals 342 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 89 mg sodium, 55 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 6 g protein.