This meal replacement shake is a Backcountry Foodie fan favorite. It’s great for refueling on the go or when your appetite hits the road.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake
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NUTRITION (per serving)
- ½ cup whole milk powder
- ¼ cup peanut powder
- 1 packet (1.26 oz) Carnation Breakfast Essentials™ drink mix, chocolate powder
- substitution - non-fat milk powder, reduced calorie option
- substitution - Carnation Breakfast Essentials™ drink mix, Light Start chocolate powder, no added sugar option
- Put all ingredients in a bag or container to be used in the backcountry.
- Add 8 oz (240 mL) cold water to the container. Add more or less water to reach the desired flavor.
- Stir or shake vigorously to mix well.
- Massage the bag with your fingertips or use a utensil to break up any lumps as peanut powder may clump.
- Sugar content: 45 g total sugar, 12 g added sugar
- For a no added sugar recipe, use the Carnation Breakfast Essentials™ Light Start (sugar-free) product.
- Many peanut powder brands are available for purchase (i.e., PB Fit®, Anthony’s®, Emergency Essentials®) at grocery stores or online. We recommend reading food labels and choosing peanut powder containing only peanuts. Many contain added sugar.
- To reduce calories by 200, replace whole milk powder with non-fat milk powder.
- This recipe may be used as a meal replacement when consumed in its entirety.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Aaron Owens Mayhew, MS, RDN, is a registered dietitian and ultralight long-distance backpacker with over 20 years of nutrition and backpacking experience. She’s also the founder and owner of Backcountry Foodie, online ultralight recipes and meal planning platform for backpackers. She also enjoys teaching hikers, like you, about backpacking nutrition via live virtual masterclasses. You can follow Aaron’s adventures in the kitchen and the backcountry via Instagram and Facebook.