Teri Gruss, MS

Gluten Free / Dairy Free High Protein “Banilla” Breakfast Smoothie

by Teri Gruss, MS on August 12th, 2013


Gluten and Dairy Free High Protein Banilla Smoothie © 2010 Teri Lee Gruss

Gluten and Dairy Free High Protein Banilla Smoothie © 2010 Teri Lee Gruss

Kids love this creamy delicious high protein “banilla” smoothie. There’s a lot of nutritional value in this 5-minute busy morning gluten and dairy free smoothie. Use a frozen banana for extra creamy texture.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 2 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups unsweetened dairy free milk substitute – (Use your favorite. Mine is light coconut milk.)
  • 2 ounces dairy free protein powder (I used Healthy-N-Fit 100% Egg Protein Vanilla Ice Cream Flavor)
  • 1 peeled and sliced medium frozen banana
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Dash of nutmeg (optional)

 

Preparation:

Pour 2 cups of chilled ricemilk in blender. Add egg white protein powder, frozen banana slices, vanilla and blend on high until smooth and creamy. Serve garnished with a dash of nutmeg (optional).Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.

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Author Information: Teri Gruss, MS
About.com Guide to Gluten-Free Cooking
Teri was diagnosed with gluten intolerance after decades of symptoms that culminated in malabsorption syndrome. Teri has written numerous health and nutrition articles for the popular website naturalnews.com and was a founding member and moderator of nutritioncircle.org, a nutrition forum for healthcare professionals and students. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and supports the non-profit organization Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) of North America as a member.
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