Rocco DiSpirito’s Strawberry Protein Smoothie

Photography by: Jonathan Pushnik
In “Now Eat This! Diet” (Grand Central Publishing), the fabulously fit Italian chef says his 200+ calorie smoothie is a satiating source of fueling up before or after any workout, and it’s perfect for preventing late-afternoon slumps, too.
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Ingredients

2 cups ice
1 scoop vanilla protein powder or whey powder
12 ounces water
2 cups unsweetened frozen strawberries
1 packet sugar-free strawberry mix (such as Crystal Light)

 

 

Recipe from Now Eat This! Diet by Rocco DiSpirito. Copyright 2011 © FlavorWorks Inc. Used by arrangement with Grand Central Publishing.  All rights reserved.

Nutrition Facts

Serves one. Per serving: 225 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 24 g protein, 29 g carbohydrates, 6 g fiber, 70 mg sodium.

Directions

Place ingredients into a blender and blend for five minutes to increase volume.