White Sands Smoothie

White Sands Smoothie

Photo by Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post

This frothy smoothie of milk and frozen banana blended with coconut, almonds and a sprinkle of nutmeg is based on a favorite from Joni’s in Montauk, Long Island. It’s a nourishing treat that lets you have those beachy vibes anytime.

Ingredients

1 very ripe banana, cut into chunks and frozen
3/4 cup (1%) low-fat milk or plant milk of choice
2 tablespoons sliced or slivered almonds (unsalted)
1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut
1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch freshly ground nutmeg

Directions

In a blender, combine the banana, milk, almonds, coconut, vanilla extract and nutmeg and blend until smooth. Serve right away.

Serving size: 1 1/2 C

Makes 1 servings

Per serving: Calories 300; Total Fat 11g; (Sat Fat 5g); Protein 12g; Carb 41g; Fiber 5g; Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 125mg; Total Sugar 26g

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