Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (Weight Loss)

If you love peanut butter and banana, but you are trying to lose weight, this peanut butter banana smoothie recipe is for you!

It’s sweet, creamy and satisfying, but without all the extra calories.

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Weight Loss Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie (Weight Loss)

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie for Weight Loss: A creamy, satisfying blend that curbs cravings with healthy fats, protein, and fiber to aid your slimming journey.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup frozen banana slices
  • 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 2 tbsp Low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp flaxseeds (or chia seeds)
  • 1/2 cup almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. To a high-speed blender, add the banana and yogurt first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 2-3 or until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass cup and enjoy!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 412
  • Sugar: 19g
  • Fat: 23g
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 16g

Why You Will Love This Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

peanut butter banana smoothie glass cup topped with banana slices

This weight loss banana smoothie is not only delicious and easy to make, but it’s also rich in nutrients.

There are so many reasons why I think you will love this smoothie as much as me.

Some of the main reasons include:

  1. Rich, Satisfying Flavor: The combination of banana and creamy peanut butter offers a rich, satisfying taste that feels indulgent while still being healthy, making it a hit for those who have a sweet tooth but want to stay on track with their weight loss goals.
  2. High in Protein: With the inclusion of Greek yogurt and peanut butter, this smoothie is high in protein. A serving of this smoothie contains 11g of protein.
  3. Supports Healthy Weight Loss: The high protein and fiber content, particularly from flaxseeds, can help in controlling appetite and reducing snacking, supporting healthy weight loss.
  4. Energy Boosting: Bananas are a great source of natural sugars and carbohydrates, providing a quick energy boost. This makes the smoothie an excellent choice for a breakfast or snack, giving you the energy to start your day or power through your afternoon.
  5. Heart-Healthy: Flaxseeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are known to support heart health by lowering triglyceride levels and improving cholesterol profiles. 
  6. Digestive Health: The fibers from the banana, and flaxseeds help to promote healthy digestion and prevent constipation.
  7. Versatile and Customizable: This smoothie recipe is highly versatile and can be easily customized to fit dietary needs or taste preferences.
  8. Convenient and Quick to Prepare: Ideal for busy mornings or as a post-workout refreshment, this smoothie is quick and easy to prepare, requiring only a few minutes and a blender. 

If you do like this smoothie, you should definitely try my weight loss banana flaxseed smoothie and my 200 calorie protein smoothie.

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes:

Weight Loss Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

You can easily customize this smoothie recipe should you want to.

Below are some ideas that I have personally tested and loved:

  • No Banana: Use mango or pineapple instead of bananas. 
  • Vegan: If you are vegan, use vegan-friendly yogurt instead of dairy yogurt. Alternatively, use 1/4 avocado. 
  • Protein Boost: For more protein, use low-fat dairy milk instead of almond milk. This is only applicable to people who are not dairy-free. 
  • Greens: Throw a handful of greens such as baby spinach or kale for extra nutrients.
  • The Nut Butter: You can swap the peanut butter for almond or cashew butter.

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

Since the recipe is made using no frozen ingredients, blending isn’t an issue at all, especially for lower-speed blenders.

However, if you are making more than 1 serving, I recommend that you use a higher-capacity blender. Avoid the Nutribullet 600 and BlendJet 4000mAh.

peanut butter banana smoothie glass cup topped with banana slices

Dietary:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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