Make-Ahead Pep & Protein Breakfast Smoothie

Pop a pre-portioned baggie of delicious and nutritious ingredients from your freezer into a blender, add your favorite dairy or non-dairy milk and blend. Presto! A blast of protein and coffee in a delicious meal-in-a-glass.

Serves: 4Prep: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 cups Folgers® Coffee, brewed and cooled
  • 4 sandwich bags
  • 2 bananas, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1⁄2 cup JIF® Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Kroger® Pure Vanilla Extract, optional
  • 4 tablespoons flax meal, optional

Directions

  • Fill 12 compartments of an ice cube tray with coffee; freeze until firm.
  • Working with one sandwich bag at a time, add half a banana, 2 tablespoons peanut butter and 3 coffee ice cubes. Seal and place in freezer. Repeat with the remaining bananas, peanut butter and coffee ice cubes. Freeze until firm; store in freezer.
  • To prepare 1 serving: add the contents of 1 baggie to a blender. Top with ½ cup of your preferred dairy or non-dairy milk and process until smooth. Stir in ¼ teaspoon vanilla and/or 1 tablespoon flax meal, if desired. Serve immediately.