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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe

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5 mins
Vadim Rachok
13.01.2024
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If you want to start your morning with a creamy, naturally sweetened peanut butter banana smoothie, follow the recipe below. You can have a healthy breakfast in just 5 minutes. You can also use this smoothie as a dessert, for lunch, or as a snack. Plus, the peanut butter banana smoothie is super yummy. Let’s make a delicious smoothie together!

Starting your day with a Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie is a delightful choice! This recipe effortlessly combines the natural sweetness of bananas, the creaminess of peanut butter, and the wholesome goodness of milk to create a quick and satisfying breakfast or snack. It's not just a treat for your taste buds but also a nutritious way to kickstart your day in just 5 minutes.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Ingredients

    • Bananas, broken into chunks: They add natural sweetness and a creamy consistency to smoothies. They are also an excellent potassium, vitamin C, and fiber source.
    • Milk: Milk contributes to the smooth and pourable consistency of a smoothie by providing a liquid base. It also adds calcium and protein to your drink. 
    • Peanut butter: Peanut butter adds healthy fats and protein to your smoothie, making it more satisfying and nutritious, in addition to enhancing flavor with its rich, nutty taste.
    • Honey: It is an optional ingredient and can be added according to your personal taste preferences. It complements the sweetness of the bananas and acts as a natural sweetener.
    • Ice cubes: Cubes of ice, used to cool and thicken the smoothie, create a refreshing and frosty texture. They help to make the whole experience enjoyable to drink.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

How to Make Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Let’s find out how to make a peanut butter banana smoothie. Well, the preparation process requires such steps:

    1. First, gather bananas, milk, peanut butter, honey, and ice cubes.
    2. Place them into a blender.
    3. Blend until smooth consenting, for about 30 seconds
    4. Enjoy!

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Is It Better to Use Frozen Bananas for the Smoothie?

You can use fresh or frozen bananas in your smoothie. Frozen banana is a great way to store bananas for future smoothies. To freeze them right, you need:

    • Peel and slice the bananas into 1-inch pieces. 
    • Place the sliced bananas on a baking sheet and put them in the freezer. 
    • After freezing, place the slices in a re-sealable freezer bag and store them in the freezer until smoothie time.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe

Variations for a Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

A smoothie is not only a fantastic vehicle for nutritious food throughout the day, but it is also very customizable. Here are some easy variations for this recipe:

    • Chocolate. It can easily replace your favorite milkshake by adding a few teaspoons of cocoa powder or a scoop of chocolate protein powder.
    • Protein Powder. Add 1/2 to 1 scoop of your favorite protein powder (vanilla or chocolate) if you need an extra boost after a workout.
    • Omega-3s. Sprinkle in a tablespoon of chia or flax seeds to add some omegas and extra protein and fiber.

Wonderful recipe for a balanced smoothie that can serve as a satisfying snack (perfect for post-workout muscle gain programs) or even a full, light breakfast (if you're on a weight loss program). A decent amount of protein and plant-based fats will keep you feeling full, while carbohydrates provide energy! If you're lactose intolerant, use lactose-free milk or plant-based alternatives to cow's milk. To retain the protein content when replacing cow's milk with a plant-based option, I recommend choosing soy milk.

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe
5/5 (1)
Author:Vadim Rachok
Category:Drinks, Smothies
Make a healthy and yummy peanut butter banana smoothie for the best breakfast!
the best Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
The ingredients you need:
2 bananas, broken into chunks
2 cups milk
½ cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey, or to taste
2 cups ice cubes
Let’s start !
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1. First, gather all the ingredients.

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2. Then, place bananas, milk, peanut butter, honey, and ice cubes in a blender; blend until smooth, about 30 seconds.

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3. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 335
% Daily Value *
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g24%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 203mg9%
Total Carbohydrate 34g12%
Dietary Fiber 4g13%
Total Sugars 25g 
Protein 13g 
Vitamin C 5mg27%
Calcium 164mg13%
Iron 1mg4%
Potassium 610mg13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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For an extra layer of indulgence, try using frozen bananas. They not only add a frosty texture but also eliminate the need for ice cubes. Also, feel free to experiment with variations like adding cocoa powder for a chocolate twist or incorporating protein powder for an energy boost after a workout. Customize this smoothie to suit your taste preferences and nutritional needs!

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