Tofu Banana Smoothie

A creamy blend of high protein tofu and creamy sweet banana for the ultimate treat.

The smoothie is delicious for both as a breakfast or as an energizing healthy snack!

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Tofu Banana Smoothie

Tofu Banana Smoothie

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Blend a tofu banana smoothie for a creamy treat! Mix silken tofu, ripe banana, almond milk, and a dash of cinnamon for a protein-rich, velvety drink.

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

Ingredients

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  • 1/3 cup silken tofu (drained)
  • 1/2 cup frozen banana slices (or 1 large fresh banana)
  • 1 tbsp almond butter (smooth)
  • 1/2 apple (washed and cored)
  • 1 cup almond milk (unsweetened)
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Drain the silken tofu well.
  2. Measure the rest of the ingredients and set them aside.
  3. To a high-capacity blender or a Nutribullet, add the tofu and milk first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  4. Blend for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Serve and drink immediately.

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, variations, and more, scroll past the recipe!

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

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 255
  • Sugar: 22.3g
  • Fat: 6.9g
  • Carbohydrates: 36,5g
  • Fiber: 7.4g
  • Protein: 8.5g

Why You Will Love This Banana Tofu Smoothie

Tofu Banana Smoothie topped with slices of banana and cinnamon

This easy tofu smoothie is a so creamy and sweet. It’s filling, thanks to the protein from the tofu, making it a good protein snack.

Other reasons why I think you will love this smoothie as much as I do, include:

  1. It’s Packed with Plant-Based Protein: The silken tofu and almond butter provide a healthy dose of protein. A serving of this smoothie contains 8.5g of protein.
  2. It’s Vegan-Friendly: Every ingredient is plant-based, making this smoothie a great choice for those following a vegan lifestyle.
  3. It’s Naturally Energizing: With the natural sugars from banana and apple, plus the healthy fats from almond butter, this smoothie offers a sustained energy boost without the crash.
  4. It’s Nutrient-Dense: Loaded with vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, potassium, and calcium, supporting overall health and well-being.
  5. It Offers Digestive Support: The fiber from the fruit and almond butter aids digestion, while the probiotics in almond milk can support gut health.
  6. It’s Deliciously Creamy: The combination of silken tofu and almond milk creates a smooth, creamy texture that’s both satisfying and indulgent.

Tofu smoothies may not be very popular, but once you try them, trust me, you won’t stop making them!

For more tofu inspirations, try my guilt-free chocolate tofu smoothie, and my tofu smoothie for breakfast.

Smoothie Variations & Recipe Notes

Tofu Banana Smoothie being poured into a glass cup

Tofu is basically flavorless, and bananas, well, they work with many different ingredients!

Which is why customizing this smoothie couldn’t be easier.

You can even swap some ingredients, and add additional ingredients.

Here are some suggestions based on things I have tested that worked out well:

  1. Chocolate Flavored: Adding a tablespoon of cocoa powder works so well with the flavors of sweet banana and nut butter. 
  2. Berry Boost: Mix in a 1/2 cup of mixed berries (blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries) for added antioxidants and a vibrant berry flavor that complements the banana and almond tofu beautifully.
  3. Protein Power-Up: For an extra protein kick, add a scoop of your favorite plant-based protein powder. Vanilla or chocolate flavor can enhance the taste while boosting the protein content.
  4. Green Goodness: Incorporate a handful of fresh spinach or kale for an extra nutrient boost. These greens blend well without overpowering the other flavors, increasing the smoothie’s vitamin and mineral content.
  5. Spice It Up: Sprinkle in some ground nutmeg or ginger for a warming spice kick. These spices pair nicely with the smoothie’s existing flavors and offer additional health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties.
  6. Omega-3 Addition: Add a tablespoon of ground flaxseeds or hemp seeds to enrich your smoothie with omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for heart health and cognitive function. These seeds blend wonderfully, adding a slight nuttiness.

Tofu Banana Smoothie

Recipe FAQs:

Can I Make This Smoothie Without Banana?

Yes, you can substitute banana with other fruits like mango or pear for sweetness and creaminess. Adjust the sweetness with more honey or maple syrup if needed.

Is It Possible To Make This Smoothie Nut-Free?

Absolutely! Swap the almond butter and almond milk for seed butter (like sunflower seed butter) and a nut-free milk alternative (such as oat milk or soy milk) to make it nut-free.

Can I Store Leftovers Of This Smoothie?

It's best enjoyed fresh, but you can store it in the fridge for up to 24 hours. Note that the texture and taste may change slightly. Shake or stir well before drinking.

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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