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High Calorie Recipe: Super Protein Power Smoothie

Serves:  Makes 1 serving
Per Serving:  870 calories, 40g* protein, 92g carbohydrates, 38g** fat,
6g fiber, 529mg sodium, 1536mg potassium

* If made with Boost Plus ® or Ensure Plus ®, or a generic version of these products.  Calories and protein will be somewhat lower if made with milk, soy milk, rice milk or another liquid.
** This recipe contains healthy fat from the oil and nut butter. 


1 cup any liquid (milk, soy milk, rice milk, Boost ®, Ensure ®, Boost Plus ® or Ensure Plus ®, or a generic version of one of these products) -- use more than 1 cup if needed to blend.  
2 tablespoons protein powder (any type)  
1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds
1 banana
½ cup low-fat, plain organic yogurt or soy yogurt
1 tablespoon peanut butter or almond butter
1 tablespoon canola, almond or avocado oil


  1. Measure and prepare solid ingredients.  Place these ingredients in the blender.
  2. Add liquid ingredients to blender.  Blend all of the ingredients together to your desired consistency.
  3. Add additional liquid to the blender if needed to thin out consistency for better blending.

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