6 oz. soft tofu
2 Tbsp. natural peanut butter
2 Tbsp. cocoa powder
1/2 cup skim milk
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
1 medium banana, frozen (or 1 medium banana plus 1/2 cup ice cubes)
1 Tbsp. real maple syrup
Place all ingredients except peanut butter, maple syrup and ice (if using) in blender. Blend on medium to mix all ingredients. Add remaining ingredients and blend on high for 30-45 seconds until smooth. Serve.
Yield: 1 14 oz. smoothie or 2 7 oz. smoothies
Per serving: 252.9 calories, 9.5g total fat, 12.5g protein, 30.8g carbohydrates, 4.3g fiber, 1.2mg cholesterol, .19g sugar, 175.2g calcium
Note: This smoothie is designed to help your body get through a big workout. For an extra strenuous workout, serve as 1 14oz. portion. The extra carbohydrates are intended to help with pre-workout energy. For fewer carbs, omit maple syrup and replace frozen banana with extra cup of ice.