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Healthy banana-chocolate milkshake

Delicious and Healthy Too!

You would never guess that this banana-chocolate milkshake is actually good for you.

Healthy banana-chocolate milkshake

Using low-fat vanilla yogurt that is chilled in the freezer for 30 minutes makes this healthy banana-chocolate milkshake a close match to its higher-fat counterpart.

Healthy Banana Chocolate Milkshake

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt (see note)
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 piece (1 ounce) milk or dark chocolate, roughly chopped (optional)

Directions:

  1. 30 minutes before making the milkshake, put the yogurt in the freezer to chill.
  2. Combine the chilled yogurt, banana, cocoa powder and milk in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into two glasses and top with chopped chocolate. Serve immediately.

Note:

It is not necessary to freeze the yogurt before making the shake, but the nearly-frozen texture of the yogurt works in place of ice cream in this healthier version. Freezing the yogurt for 30 minutes goes a long way to make this version taste and look just like the original.

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