- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 cup crushed ice
- 2 tbsps creamy peanut butter
- 2 tbsps honey
- 1 banana
If you have just left the gym, are about to start a workout, or simply need to fulfill your cravings for something nutty and flavorful, this peanut butter smoothie is for you. Peanut butter has long been used as an energy booster and protein supplement, making it perfect for the physically active. This smoothie is very easy and simple to prepare, so you won’t feel rushed when heading to and from the gym. Make sure to carry it in your insulated gym bottle so you can enjoy a protein rich post workout drink!
Peanut butter has lots of different nutrients that grant it a wide variety of health benefits. But there is one nutrient it is best known for – protein. A two tbsp serving of peanut butter contains 7 grams of protein which goes a long way towards meeting your daily RDI. You want to make sure you’re not skipping out on your protein intake ask it is the building block of the cells. You need protein to repair muscle tissue and other cellular damage.
How to make Peanut Butter Smoothie
George Washington Carver discovered over 300 uses for peanuts but did not invent peanut butter.