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. They call it the White Sands Smoothie. It’s a nourishing treat that lets you have those beachy vibes anytime.
White Sands Smoothie
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
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