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Four-Food-Group Shakes Recipe

Four-Food-Group Shakes Recipe

"We created this thick peanut butter and banana shake while teaching our 5-year-old son about the four basic food groups," notes Heather Fortney of Gahanna, Ohio. "It's a quick and delicious breakfast or snack that he enjoys making for family and friends."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks
  • 1 whole graham cracker, broken into large pieces
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate syrup
  • Cinnamon-sugar, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a blender, combine the first six ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 403 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 215 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.