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Fruit and Fiber Protein Shake

Fruit and Fiber Protein Shake
2 votes, 4.00 avg. rating (79% score)
by in Jan 2007
Fruit and Fiber Protein ShakePhoto/Art by Howard L. Puckett

Total Time: 4

Yield: about 3 cups

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons flaxseeds (or 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds)
  • 1 cup whole frozen strawberries (about 10)
  • 6 whole dried apricots, pitted
  • 1 medium banana, peeled
  • 1-1/2 cups low-fat vanilla soymilk, chilled

Instructions:

Place whole flaxseeds (if not using ground) in a clean spice or coffee grinder and whir until seeds are pulverized. Place strawberries, apricots, banana, and soymilk in a blender. Add powdered flaxseeds, cover blender, and process until mixture is smooth, about 30 seconds. Pour into glasses and serve.
Updated Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

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2 Responses to Fruit and Fiber Protein Shake

  1. Anonymous August 8, 2007 at 4:07 pm #

    This is an OK recipe. I have tried it with several different combinations of fruit, but have found that the strawberries work best as the “base” fruit. I used cow’s milk with vanilla extract rather than soy milk as I think the soy milk ruins the taste of the beverage.

  2. Anonymous September 25, 2008 at 8:45 pm #

    I have tried various fruit combinations, as this recipe is a good guide. The soy-milk is much healthier, and beware of extracts if you are on medication that forbids alcohol: extracts are 36 percent alcohol.

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