Jump start your day with this sweet, energizing combo of coffee and banana smoothie. Perfect for those who just can’t start their day without their joe, but knows well enough not to skip breakfast.
Most people think of bananas as common, but their vitamin and mineral content is more than common. Bananas are a rich source of potassium and dietary fiber, each of which contributes to the promotion of cardiovascular health. Including bananas regularly in your diet can help lower your blood pressure and reduce your risk of developing atherosclerosis.
Prep time: 10 minutes
- 1 banana, cut into chunks
- 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
- ½ cup cold black coffee
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- ½ cup ice
- In a blender, combine the banana, milk, coffee, sugar and ice. Blend on high speed until you get a smooth consistency.
- Pour contents into a chilled glass and enjoy.