Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe | A Healthy Way to Start Your Morning

    Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie in a glass

    We’ve all heard that breakfast is an important start to our day, but the reality is that we don’t always end up with enough time to sit down and eat a proper meal. It’s still vital that we eating something healthy and nutritious in the morning, which is why this banana peanut butter smoothie recipe can be a total life-saver.

    This smoothie is packed with healthy protein and is naturally sweet and tasty. We love drinking this smoothie on-the-go for breakfast, or as a pre or post-workout meal.

    Bananas tend to offer a naturally sweet and delicious flavor to foods. That’s probably why¬†bananas are used in everything from loaf recipes to ice cream recipes. In this smoothie recipe, it not only adds great flavor, but it also contributes to the creamy consistency of the smoothie.

    For protein, we add peanut butter to this smoothie recipe. Not only do we love the taste of peanut butter, but just one tablespoon of peanut butter has a whopping four grams of protein! For extra sweetness, we like using dates, which are a source of natural sugar.

    Making this banana peanut butter smoothie recipe at home vs. stopping at your local smoothie shop makes all the difference in the healthiness of this drink. Smoothie shops often fill their drinks with loads of hidden sugars and food additives, whereas this homemade recipe will yield a truly nutritious beverage for your morning.


    Cook time: 0 minutes
    Prep time: 5 minutes
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    1. Place all the ingredients in a blender.
    2. Blend everything together well until smooth.

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    Updated by Beeta Hashempour on 5/27/2018

    Hemalayaa empowers thousands of people internationally with her unique blend of traditional and modern lifestyle programs, workshops, and videos. She facilitates her work globally and stars in numerous DVDs. She is the host of Bolly Blast on Z Living, a TV show that brings fitness to a whole new level of fun. Hemalayaa toured nationally as Mistress of Ceremony for the Wanderlust Spectacular Show 2014 and presents at many yoga and conscious festivals. She has been featured in numerous publications such as NY Times, Origin, Yoga Journal, LA Times, and Shape, as well as on the talk shows Ellen, Lisa Oz, and The Today Show.