Pie for Breakfast Shake

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The flaxseed meal in this shake is reminiscent of graham crackers, and with the fruit and coconut milk, it really tastes a bit like pie. Hence the name was born. The shake is loaded with healthy fats and fiber to keep you full and energized right through to lunch.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 serving

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup frozen strawberries, partially thawed

  • ½ cup vanilla coconut milk beverage

  • ½ cup low-fat Greek-style yogurt

  • 1 tablespoon flax seed meal

  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

  • 1 teaspoon honey, or more to taste

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Blend strawberries, coconut milk, yogurt, flax seed, almond butter, honey, and vanilla in a blender until no traces of yogurt can be seen. Stop the blender and scrape down the sides with a rubber spatula. Continue blending until the mixture is completely smooth, about 1 more minute.

Cook's Notes:

Please note that this shake is not very sweet. It is meant to keep you full and prevent a crash before lunch from too much sugar. You can use any frozen fruit. Chocolate coconut milk beverage also works great with cherries or strawberries! You can add more honey (or other sweetener) to taste. You can substitute unsweetened coconut milk if you want to reduce the sugar even further. The type of yogurt used really makes a difference, too. Stick to Greek yogurt for the protein, and buy a high quality brand (Fage(R) is my favorite). Any frozen fruit and nut butter work well. The combinations are endless!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

389 Calories
19g Fat
47g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 389
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 120mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 69mg 343%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 431mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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