“Summer Smoothie Marathon”: #4) Post-Workout Smoothie

We’re really excited for Smoothie #4 in our “Summer Smoothie Marathon”, our healthy & delicious “Post-Workout Smoothie”! This smoothie blend is the follow-up to our “Pre-Workout Smoothie” we featured yesterday, but it’s pretty amazing in it’s own rite; it jumpstarts muscle recovery, and helps to restore your electrolyte balance after the rigors of a challenging workout. Plus, check out this nutritional info: 22.6 grams of protein per serving, 32% of your DV of fiber, and 19% of your daily recommended intake of calcium! You’re gonna wanna down this bad boy within an hour or 2 of working out, to get the maximum absorption needed for recovery. After you give this smoothie a try, leave a rating & comment below, because we know you’ll enjoy it! Happy Cooking. – Tasty25 Staff

 

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CALORIE COUNT: 531 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 1-2 Adults

 

What you need:

1 Tbsp. Cinnamon

1/2 Cup Peanut Butter

1 Cup Chopped Bananas

1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt (Low Fat)

1/2 Cup Milk (Low Fat) (Skim, Soy, Rice, or Almond)

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 3 minutes; Servings: 1-2)

  1. Place all ingredients into container of electric blender; Blend on high until smooth.

  2. Serve immediately. (Smoothie will become thick if not consumed right away; refrigerate leftovers of your serving immediately!)

  3. Drink & enjoy!

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Peanut Butter Rocky-Road Squares!

Hello Tasty25ers! Only one word came to our minds when we received this 5-minute recipe for Peanut Butter Rocky-Road Squares: Unbelievable! This genius chocolatey dessert recipe sent into us by Lilian Vargas from San Antonio, TX allows us all to indulge on a tasty treat while feeling good about it; ONLY 70 CALORIES PER SERVING! This recipe is perfect for a large gathering, and stores well in the refrigerator or freezer. Enjoy, and Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff

 

RockyRoadSquares

 

CALORIE COUNT: 70 Calories Per ServingSERVING SIZE: 15 grams.

 

What you need:

1 Cup bittersweet cacao chocolate chips

1 Cup crunchy-style organic, reduced fat peanut butter

1 1/2 Cups miniature marshmallows

1 1/2 Cups Bran Cereal

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 5 minutes; Yields 36 bite-sized squares.)

  1. Line a large baking dish with aluminum foil.

  2. In microwave-safe glass bowl, combine chocolate chips and peanut butter; Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute.

  3. Remove the bowl and stir with spoon for a minute to finish melting the chocolate chips. (If necessary, microwave the mixture for an additional 30 seconds and stir again.)

  4. Stir in marshmallows and Bran cereal and pour mixture into prepared dish; smooth the mixture out to cover the bottom of the dish.

  5. Refrigerate until mixture hardens; Then lift foil from dish and place Rocky Road on a flat surface.

  6. Cut into bite-size squares. (Yields 32-36 large bite-sized pieces.)

  7. Eat & enjoy!

Thanks Lilian for sending in this wonderful arrangement to Tasty25 Magazine! What’s your Tasty25 creation? Send in your recipe, and be featured on Tasty25 by going to the “Submit Your Tasty25 Creation” page.

Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie!

Cheers to another great smoothie recipe! Try this cold & refreshing Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie sent in by Tasty25 contributor Marg Craig of Baltimore, MD; It takes less than 5 minutes to make, has less than 250 calories per serving, and works perfectly as a snack, breakfast, or even dessert! With Spring upon us, and heat of Summer quickly approaching, it’s a delight for us to share a recipe like this with everyone in our food conscious community. Leave us some feedback by rating & commenting, and Happy Cooking!  – Tasty25 Staff

 

 

What you need:

2 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter

1 Cup fat-free vanilla yogurt

Cup 1% low-fat milk

2 Ripe bananas (Sliced)

2 Tsp. honey

1/2 Tsp. vanilla extract

12-16 Ice cubes

Directions: (Approximate cook time: 5 minutes; Serving size – 4 adults)

  1. Place all ingredients, except the ice cubes, into container of electric blender; Blend on high until smooth.

  2. With blender running, add 2-3 ice cubes at a time through center opening in the lid, until all ice cubes have been added.

  3. Blend until smooth; Serve immediately.

  4. Eat & enjoy!

 Thanks Marg for sending in this wonderful arrangement to Tasty25 Magazine! What’s your Tasty25 creation? Send in your recipe, and be featured on Tasty25 by going to the “Submit Your Tasty25 Creation” page.