Banana smoothie has to be the most popular smoothie, or at least bananas are the most common fruit used in smoothies.
Why? Because they add thickness and sweetness at the same time.
Whether you love bananas or know someone who does, having a great smoothie recipe with bananas is what’s going to make you fall in love with smoothies.
Are Banana Smoothies Good For You?
Banana smoothies have many benefits. They can be used for many different things, weight gain, protein shakes, bodybuilding, and even weight loss.
Whatever your goal is, you can adjust what goes in your banana smoothie to suit your goals, they are a wonderful addition to your diet.
Bananas contain gut health properties, potassium, fiber, and antioxidants and they also help you beat the bloat. These are only a few of the benefits of bananas.
They often get a bad rep due to their high amount of carbs, but carbs aren’t a problem. Also remember, they contain good types of carbs, the carbs fries have, and the carbs bananas have are totally different.
If you are worried about the number of carbs and energy the bananas give you, have them for breakfast. You will burn the energy off during the day, and your body does need energy and a bit of carbs to function properly.
Can You Blend Bananas And Milk?
Bananas and milk together blended are a fantastic combination. In fact, it’s a very popular drink. Most banana smoothies have milk blended with bananas.
But, is banana with milk healthy? Of course, it is! If you are just using bananas and milk, it’s an awesome energy-filled drink with important nutrients.
Bananas with milk also work very well with other ingredients, such as cocoa powder, berries, peanut butter, and much more!
A List Of The Best Banana Smoothie Recipes
Now, let’s get to the real deal – the recipes! We have a mix of all different types of banana smoothie recipes, some suitable for breakfast, others suitable for dessert even!
Let’s get to it…
If you like citrus fruit and bananas, well, this recipe cannot go wrong for you.
It’s super refreshing and it contains all sorts of important vitamins.
If you are looking to lose a bit of weight, it’s possible to do that with banana smoothies. Yep!
The smoothie is filling, and low on calories, meaning you will feel full for longer, and reduce the number of calories you eat for the day, which will lead to weight loss.
If you happen to fancy a pumpkin smoothie, even when it’s not Halloween time or October, this smoothie got your back.
It’s thick, it tastes of pumpkin, and it’s just so delicious.
If you struggle with constipation, this smoothie in first thing in the morning on an empty stomach will come as a savior to you.
Figs are amazing for constipation, combine with ripe bananas and almonds, and you are definitely going to feel relief.
This list wouldn’t be completed without a banana smoothie bowl recipe.
This smoothie bowl is thick, sweet and so colorful. We kept the toppings minimalistic, but if you are more creative than us, you can of course go wild!
Oh, and if you have never had a watermelon smoothie before, you have got to try one!
…And we are not quite done yet with the smoothie bowls!
As the pictures show, it’s a pretty thick one as well. It’s like eating ice cream, but a healthier one!
It’s mocha flavored, so it is absolutely delicious if you like mochas!
This is a very simple and easy classic strawberry and banana smoothie recipe.
Strawberries and bananas work very well together, it’s no secret. So, if you fancy something simple quick, and tasty, this recipe is for you.
If you are after a healthy banana smoothie recipe, try this one!
Pear And Banana Smoothie Recipe
- 1 ripe pear cored and diced
- 1 cup/150g frozen banana slices
- 1 cup/230ml of dairy-free milk I used almond
- 1/2 tsp of maple syrup or honey optional
- The method couldn't be easier, the pear is washed and cored. Then all the ingredients are added to a high-speed blender and blitzed.
- I blended my smoothie for 3 minutes, so try that, and if it's not smooth enough, blend for longer.
- Serve and enjoy!
Pears are very sweet and watery, combined with a thick banana, you achieve the perfect consistency and the combination is absolutely delicious.
This is a banana smoothie recipe without yogurt, without dairy, and it’s totally vegan-friendly.
Now, this is an awesome berry banana smoothie recipe. It’s so colorful, tasty, and easy to make.
Berries and bananas just work so well together.
The smoothie is dairy-free and vegan-friendly. Packed with nutrients.
Coffee and banana is another awesome combo that you cannot deny don’t work.
This smoothie is refreshing, it contains protein and has a kick of caffeine to keep you going.
This a vegan creamy and thick banana smoothie made with tropical coconut milk.
The smoothie boosts energy, and provides you with vital nutrients.
We love a veggie-loaded smoothie. This smoothie has got 3 out of your 5 a day, what a way to start the day!
This smoothie is also very hydrating and refreshing!
This is a simple protein banana smoothie recipe that doesn’t require any fancy protein powders. It’s done simply, and it’s totally delicious!
Kefir is a wonderful addition to your diet. If you like to drink kefir, but fancy a change in how you consume it, adding it to smoothies is a wonderful way of using it.
This banana kefir smoothie is thick and so delicious!
Kiwis aren’t enjoyed by many people. We really don’t know why. They are incredibly tasty and have tons of benefits.
Well, if you are someone like us, who loves kiwis, here’s a delicious kiwi and banana smoothie bowl recipe!
If you are someone who is on the go during the morning, this is a perfect breakfast smoothie to help you start the day on the go and give you energy.
It’s super easy to make too, and will also help you lose weight!
Yes, yes, you can of course put beans in your smoothies! You can put anything in your smoothies really, as long as it comes out tasty, that’s all that matters.
Beans add thickness and protein to your smoothie.
Banana shakes are very popular. So, here’s a high-protein banana shake recipe that everyone will love!
The recipe only asks for 5 ingredients!
If you are someone who loves chocolate, but you want to lose weight at the same time, this recipe has got your back.
It’s thick, it’s chocolatey, it’s sweet and you will absolutely love it!
…Or if you are on the other spectrum, and need to gain weight, this smoothie is high calorie, and so delicious and it will surely help you gain weight!
A green smoothie with banana, that’s right. It’s packed with goodness, and it’s so thick and tasty.
it will provide you with the following benefits:
- High levels of Vitamins C and K1, as well as plant-based iron and protein.
- A high amount of fiber can help the digestion
- Assistance of the liver for detoxification of your body
Sounds good, right?
If you like mango, and you fancy adding some protein to your smoothies, well, this recipe is for you.
Believe it or not, the recipe only asks for 4 ingredients! That’s it!
The color of this smoothie. O.M.G! Oh, and there is chocolate in there btw…Raspberry chocolate and banana. How good does that sound?
Here are the ingredients you will need:
- Cocoa/Cacao Powder
- Chia Seeds
- Milk (use dairy-free if you are using vegan protein powder)
- Protein Powder
24. Dessert Smoothie
So, most smoothies are sweet, however, they are often sweet due to fruits, this smoothie is more like a dessert since it contains more indulgent ingredients.
If you are after an interesting dessert after your meal in the form of a drink, why not try this?
I mean…if you are looking for a smoothie beast, you have just found it.
A 1000 calories smoothie, is perfect if you are someone who doesn’t have much time during the day to eat, or you just want to gain some weight.