White Sands Smoothie

1 very ripe banana, cut into chunks and frozen

3/4 cup (1%) low-fat milk or plant milk of choice

2 tablespoons sliced or slivered almonds (unsalted)

1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut

1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pinch freshly ground nutmeg

In a blender, combine the banana, milk, almonds, coconut, vanilla extract and nutmeg and blend until smooth. Serve right away.

Serves 1

Nutrition | Per serving: 300 calories, 12 g protein, 41 g carbohydrates, 11 g fat, 5 g saturated fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 5 g dietary fiber, 26 g sugar

From nutritionist and cookbook author Ellie Krieger.

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