Looking for a delicious and healthy way to start your day? Look no further than this simple banana smoothie without yogurt recipe. Packed with fresh ingredients and bursting with flavor, this creamy smoothie is sure to become your new favorite breakfast or snack.
This is truly one of my favorite banana smoothie recipes ever. If you have ever wondered how to make a banana smoothie that tastes like a dessert, this is it! It's so creamy and delicious, and it's made with just a few ingredients! One of my favorite quick and easy breakfast recipes.
Whether you're a huge smoothie lover or just starting to experiment with making homemade smoothies, this recipe is perfect for you.
With its creamy texture, delicious flavor, and healthy ingredients, this banana smoothie is sure to become a staple in your morning routine. Give it a try, and let us know what you think!
Why You'll Love This Recipe
- Simple Ingredients: With just a handful of basic ingredients, this recipe is easy to make and doesn't require an extra trip to the grocery store.
- Creamy Texture: Despite being yogurt-free, this smoothie has a creamy texture thanks to the combination of bananas and milk.
- Healthy Ingredients: Packed with fresh fruit and free from added sugar, this smoothie is a nutritious way to fuel your day.
- Versatile: Customize this recipe with your favorite fruits, nuts, or seeds to suit your taste preferences.
- Quick and Easy: Whip up this smoothie in minutes for a convenient and satisfying breakfast or snack.
Ingredients for this easy smoothie recipe
- Bananas - The smoothie is best made with fresh bananas that are at least ripe or overripe. A few spots on the bananas are ok, but bananas should not have large dark spots.
- Honey - I use honey for a little sweetness, but you can use agave if you prefer.
- Milk - I used 2%, but you can use non-fat or almond milk.
- Ice - Ice cubes or crushed ice work best for this recipe.
Equipment and kitchen tools
- High-powered blender
How to make a delicious banana smoothie
Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Top with a drizzle of honey, if desired.
For more great smoothie recipes, check out:
Watermelon Smoothie - A delicious and refreshing smoothie with watermelon and a hint of lime.
Strawberry Blueberry Smoothie - This colorful smoothie is a wonderful blend of strawberries and blueberries.
Strawberry Banana Smoothie - This one has the added taste of peanut butter for a flavor-packed drink!
Berry Cherry Smoothie – this smoothie is made with plain yogurt for added dairy.
Fruit smoothies are so easy to make and it is a wonder we don't make them more often.
How to Make A Smoothie with Frozen Fruit
- Gather fresh or frozen fruit, cut into chunks.
- Combine with ice in a blender.
- Mix on high or smoothie setting until fully blended.
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Substitutions and Variations
- Swap out the milk for coconut milk, cashew milk, or oat milk for a dairy-free option.
- Add a handful of fresh strawberries, blueberries, or mango for added flavor.
- Boost the nutritional content by adding a scoop of protein powder, chia seeds, or ground flax seeds.
- For a tropical twist, substitute coconut water for milk and add fresh pineapple or kiwi.
- Experiment with different nut butters, such as almond butter or cashew butter, for added creaminess.
- Make this smoothie into a dessert by adding some ice cream, whipped cream, and even sprinkles.
- Add a splash of orange juice for a bit of citrus flavor and for a boost of vitamin C.
FAQs About This Recipe
Yes, you can store any leftover smoothie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
Absolutely! Frozen fruit can help to thicken the smoothie and add natural sweetness.
Yes, simply use plant-based milk like almond milk or soy milk and substitute honey with agave nectar or maple syrup.
Of course! Feel free to add a handful of fresh spinach or kale for an extra boost of vitamins and minerals.
How To Make A Banana Smoothie
- 2 medium bananas
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 cups ice
- Mix all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Top with a drizzle of honey if desired.
Tips for the Best Results
- Use ripe or overripe bananas for natural sweetness.
- For a thicker smoothie, use frozen bananas instead of fresh.
- Adjust the sweetness to taste by adding more or less honey or maple syrup.
- If you prefer a thinner consistency, add more milk or a splash of fruit juice.
- Invest in a high-powered blender for a smoother texture.
- You can cut the fruit ahead of time and freeze the bananas in the freezer until you are ready to use them.
IF you are looking for a cool breakfast drink with caffeine, try our easy whipped coffee recipe.
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