Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie

I made this spinach peanut butter smoothie a couple of times now for breakfast and thought it was time to share the recipe with you all.

It’s a simple and easy recipe which I love.

If you are after a delicious and nutrient-dense breakfast that is ready in under 5 minutes, I definitely recommend this oatmeal spinach peanut butter smoothie.

Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie

 

Spinach Banana And peanut Butter Smoothie Benefits

This nutty smoothie with spinach offers numerous vital nutrients and macros, such as vitamins, minerals, and protein. carbs and good fat.

All of which contribute to overall health. The smoothie is also high in protein, which promotes satiety and also helps build muscle if working out is your thing.

Here are some more benefits: 

  • Nutrient-Rich: The smoothie is packed with essential vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, and folate.
  • Fiber-Rich: Contains dietary fiber, which can aid digestion.
  • High In Protein: Peanut butter adds a protein boost, making it a satisfying and filling drink.
  • Contains Healthy Fats: The natural fats in peanut butter provide healthy monounsaturated fats that are beneficial for heart health.
  • Contains Antioxidants: Spinach is rich in antioxidants that help protect cells from damage and support overall health.
  • Rich In Potassium: Bananas are a good source of potassium, which can help regulate blood pressure and muscle function.
  • Provides a Natural Energy Boost: The natural sugars in bananas provide a quick energy boost, while the protein and fats help sustain energy levels.
  • Versatile: The smoothie can be customized with additional ingredients like yogurt, chia seeds, or honey for added flavor and nutrition.
  • Convenience: Easy to prepare and can be a quick, on-the-go meal or snack.

Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie served in a tall glass cup

Step-By-Step How To Make Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie

The smoothie is straightforward to make, however, I like to layer smoothies which helps them blend easier and achieve a smoother consistency. 

You will need these ingredients:

  • Spinach
  • Frozen Bananas
  • Peanut Butter
  • Protein Powder
  • Oats
  • Almond Milk

The steps to make the smoothie:

  • Using a blender, add the frozen banana slices and spinach first, followed by the almond milk.
  • Add  the rest of the ingredients.
  • Blend until smooth, for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie being poured into a tall glass cup

Spinach Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie Calories

The smoothie is high calorie and high protein, making it ideal for bulking or weight gain.

Here is the calorie breakdown: 

  • Calories: Approximately 360-400 calories (depending on the type of protein powder you use)
  • Protein: Around 20-25 grams
  • Carbohydrates: Approximately 30-35 grams
    • Dietary Fiber: Roughly 5-7 grams
    • Of Which Sugars: Around 8-10 grams
  • Fat: Approximately 15-20 grams

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Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie

Spinach Peanut Butter Smoothie

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Enjoy a nutritious and delicious spinach peanut butter smoothie – packed with vitamins, protein, and flavor in every sip. Make this easy smoothie for breakfast ASAP!

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

Ingredients

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  • 1 handful of spinach (or 1 nest of frozen spinach)
  • 1 scoop of protein powder (unsweetened)
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana chunks
  • 1 tbsp oats
  • 200 ml oat or almond milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Wash the spinach very well if using fresh.
  2. Measure the rest of your ingredients as listed.
  3. Add the spinach, frozen banana slices, and milk to your blender or nutribullet first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Blend for about 3-5 minutes, until you achieve a creamy and smooth consistency.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Best consumed straight away. However, you can take it with you on the go as well!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 400
  • Sugar: 10g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 35g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 35.6g
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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