Vanilla-Banana Almond Smoothie

makes 4 servings
prep time 5 min
cook time 3 min


  • 2 cups Fat-free or low-fat milk
  • 1 cup Low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 Large bananas
  • Dash vanilla extract
  • 10 crushed almonds
  • 1 cup (more or less as needed) ice cubes
  • Handful fresh mint leaves for garnish


In a blender container combine all ingredients, except mint. Blend until smooth, about 20 seconds. Pour into glasses and garnish with a fresh mint leaf if desired. 

Recipe courtesy of Elizabeth Zilinsky - Boynton, FL. FIRST PRIZE WINNER of The National "got milk?"® "Ultimate" smoothie recipe contest.

Vanilla-Banana Almond Smoothie

Vanilla-Banana Almond Smoothie PT5M PT3M PT8M Serves 4
Nutrition facts: 180 calories, 4.5 grams fat
Ingredients: 2 cups Fat-free or low-fat milk, 1 cup Low-fat vanilla yogurt, 2 Large bananas, Dash vanilla extract, 10 crushed almonds, 1 cup (more or less as needed) ice cubes, Handful fresh mint leaves for garnish,

nutritional facts

Per serving

Calories 180

Total Fat 4.5 g

Saturated Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 10 mg

Sodium 85 mg

Total Carbohydrate 28 g

Dietary Fiber 2 g

Protein 7 g