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Double duty breakfast for nurses!

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Our print magazine scored our online readers a special recipe from Food Network star and bestselling cookbook author Ellie Krieger, featured in the Spring 2011 issue of Scrubs.

This decadent smoothie is perfect for nurses because it does double duty: It’s your coffee fix and a filling breakfast, all in one glass. What a way to rev up!
Mocha Java Smoothie

INGREDIENTS

(makes 1 serving)

11/2 teaspoons sugar
1 rounded teaspoon instant espresso or 1 shot of espresso
1 teaspoon unsweetened natural cocoa powder
2 tablespoons boiling water
1 cup nonfat milk
1 ripe banana, peeled, cut into
chunks, frozen
1/2 cup ice

DIRECTIONS

In a small bowl, stir together the sugar, instant espresso (if using) and cocoa powder. Add the boiling water and stir until dissolved. (If using regular espresso, stir the sugar and cocoa into the coffee until dissolved.) Combine the coffee mixture in a blender with the milk, banana and ice, and blend on high until smooth.

Tip: To ensure your a.m. routine goes smoothly, put all of the ingredients, except the frozen banana and ice, in the blender jug the night before, cover and refrigerate. In the morning, add the frozen ingredients and whir.

Calories per serving: 210
Excellent source of: Calcium, potassium, vitamin

Enjoy!

Pick up the Spring 2011 issue of Scrubs magazine for more delicious recipes for nurses by Ellie Krieger.

Ellie Krieger
New York Times best-selling author Ellie Krieger helps people of all ages achieve balance in food, health and life, and have joy right at their fingertips. She is a registered dietician and host of Food Network’s Healthy Appetite.

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