Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Shake Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Shake Recipe for Cancer and Chemotherapy

Recipe Description
This high protein shake is packed with delicious and decadent flavors. It tastes so good that you’ll think it was a dessert! Mellow bananas mingle with savory chocolate and nutty peanut butter.

Tasting Guidelines
Taste is sweet
Weight is heavy
Texture is smooth
Good for people with low to medium treatment side effects.

1 scoop chocolate protein powder
¼ c. creamy peanut butter
¼ c. milk
½ c. honey Greek yogurt
2 ripe bananas
1 tbsp. sugar
½ c. ice cubes

Recipe Directions
1 Add all ingredients into the blender and cover.
2 Activate the blender. If you have frozen ingredients that are not cooperating, use the pulse function and a little finesse to pulse your way into the perfect mixture.
3 Taste you smoothie and adjust. Is there too much or not enough of a certain ingredient or flavor? Adjust the flavors just like you would do anything else.
4 Serve in a glass with a straw. Garnish if desired.

Chef Tips
Consider adding strawberries, and pineapples to make a banana split shake!

This shake is high in protein, which makes it a perfect meal replacement or post surgical shake.

Cooking for Chemo focuses on teaching you how to make your food taste good again during cancer and chemotherapy treatments. The flavor and cooking techniques contained within our easy to make recipes will help improve your quality of life as you go through cancer and chemotherapy treatments. Our cooking and flavor techniques can be integrated with any diet regimen. All of our recipes can be made with organic ingredients if you choose. Our holistic approach to cooking will help you not only be able to eat but to also enjoy the taste of your food again during and after cancer and chemotherapy treatments. We have many healthy recipes, crockpot recipes, chicken recipes, dinner recipes, shrimp recipes, pasta recipes, soup recipes, vegan recipes, salad recipes, vegetarian recipes, breakfast recipes, and even a great chili recipe. Talk with your oncologist and dietitian to come up with a quality nutrition plan. This site is not to be taken as or used instead of professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor, oncologist, and dietitian before starting any new diet.

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About the Author:

Chef Ryan Callahan is a classically trained chef with fifteen years of culinary experience. He is also the author of "Cooking for Chemo ...and After!" Chef Ryan acted as his mother's primary caregiver while she herself went through chemotherapy treatments.