After undergoing gastric bypass surgery, the need existed for increasing protein in my diet. This is what I came up with for breakfast. The amount of protein depends upon the protein powder you use. After trial and expensive error, the protein powder I found I liked best is Unjury brand, available at www.unjury.com
1 banana, cut up
2-3 strawberries, hulled and cut in half
1 scoop protein powder or chocolate protein powder or strawberry protein powder
2 tablespoons Splenda sugar substitute
1 cup nonfat milk
3/4-1 1/2 cup ice
- Place banana, strawberries, protein powder, and splenda in a blender.
- Blend until smooth.
- Add ice and blend until ice is incorporated and mixture is thick.
- Note: I always use unflavored protein powder and sometimes add 1 TBS unsweetened cocoa powder.