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1 scoop of vanilla protein powder
1 cup Kefir (plain)
1 cup unsweetened vanilla Almond Milk
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 of a frozen banana (or you can use fresh!)
1 T Sugar-Free Strawberry Preserves
3 packets Splenda



Blend all ingredients in blender and enjoy! This is my favorite "smoothie" recipe ever!! emoticon

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Blueberries are also VERY good in this recipe!
- Submitted by EILEA73 3/12/2012 in Cooking | 3 Comments
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EILEA73 3/13/2012 7:44:00 AM

    I found this blurb on a website, although I'm no health expert!! :) "Like yogurt, which is made from fermented milk, kefir contains lots of bacteria that aid lactose digestion. Yogurt doesn't produce symptoms of lactose intolerance because these bacteria help digest the lactose. However, kefir has a broader range of nutrients than does yogurt, he says."

If you're still not comfortable, I don't see why you couldn't use all almond milk. Kefir just adds more protein.
AZURE-SKY 4/4/2012 11:35:00 AM

    I use plain fat-free Greek Yogurt for my smoothies, and if I need to thin it down, I use a couple of TBSP cold water. I also try to avoid artificial sweeteners, so if the strawberries & banana aren't sweet enough, I use a little agave nectar.

This also works with frozen peaches or nectarines, pineapple, just about any fruit.

You don't say how many servings this is, so watch the calories.
LOVELYDOES 3/12/2012 7:30:00 PM

    Does kefir have lactose? I try to stay away...can I try with almond milk?

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