Banana Smoothie Recipes

Peanut Butter Banana Shake

This thick, nourishing shake is perfect for an easy breakfast on-the-run.

1 cup milk

1/2 cup frozen banana slices

1 tablespoon peanut butter

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder,if desired. Makes 1 serving.

Out-of-the-Blocks Banana Blast

1 banana, in frozen chunks

1 cup low fat milk

Put frozen banana chunks in a blender with milk. Blend on medium speed Until smooth. For an extra protein boost, add ¼ cup nonfat dry milk.

Tip: If you have a bunch of bananas that are ripening faster than you can Eat them, peel them, cut into chunks and store them in a plastic bag in the Freezer. They will be ready and waiting for you so you can make this Power shake at a minutes’ notice. Makes 1 serving.

Chocolate Banana Blast

2 cups low fat milk

1 peeled and sliced large banana frozen

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

¼ cup chocolate syrup

Place all ingredients in blender container, cover. Blend on high speed until Smooth. Makes 3 cups

Banana Crush

1 large banana

1 cup pineapple juice

1/2 cup gingerale

Blend all ingredients well. Serves 1.