High Protein Low Carb Banana Smoothie Lite

Hot summer days and Morning Sickness do not always make for a comfortable mommy to be.   When you have those days where you want to settle the tummy,  keep the food you eat lite, gentle yet nutritionally strong, here’s a great, simple recipe that hits the spot.

Refreshing, easy to make, high protein, low carbs. Perfect for a hot summer day. Simple, refreshing. Not too heavy to slow you down.

Here’s the Basic Recipe shown on the video below:

8 oz water
1 Scoop of Smart Meal Vanilla Protein Mix
1/2 Banana
Dash Nutmeg to taste
1/4 c Soy Milk
1/4 c full fat plain yogurt

Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

This basic recipe is perfect for a hot summer day when you want to calm the tummy if it’s been upset. The basic recipe is perfect
for that.

When you want a bit more filling smoothie, here are two adjustments to try:

1. Use basic recipe and add one more scoop of Smart Meal Vanilla Protein Mix
2. Add 1/4 cup more yogurt.


Peanut Butter Vanilla Oat Pregnancy Protein Bars

Here is a very filling and tasty recipe I made for a nutritiously dense protein bar.  If you like peanut butter, this is a great recipe to use. The video below shows how it goes together.

Vanilla and Peanut Butter Oat Protein Bars

Peanut Butter Pregnancy Protein Bars 1

Peanut Butter Pregnancy Protein Bars 1


1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup Amaranth flour
1/2 cup oat bran
1/2 cup Smart Meal Vanilla protein powder (8TBS or 113 g)
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1/2 cup raisins or dried fruit and chopped
¼ cup golden flax seeds
1 ½  cup soymilk

Put all ingredients into a mixing bowl.  Stir and mix well with a spoon.   When all mixed into a thick paste, put into lightly greased  9” x 9” pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35 – 45 minutes.

When done baking, let cool.  These will still be moist upon removal from oven.  As they cool they will continue to firm up.  These will have a cake like consistency. A small piece is very filling.

Cut into squares. Wrap in individual bars. Put into freezer bags and freeze. These get very tasty when you take them out of the freezer. Just eat when they get to room temp. Good for 6months.

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