Banana Smoothie – Delicious and Nutritious

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Banana Smoothie

Banana Smoothie PicOccasionally at my workplace there is a surplus of food which we are encouraged to take home. This time round it was a bunch (or a couple of bunches) of bananas. The first thought that came to mind was: banana smoothie time. Despite being quite the novice in the kitchen I knew smoothies were within my skill range.

With the aid of my friend, Google, I found a recipe and modified it in consultation with my taste buds. What’s more, all the ingredients I needed were already in the kitchen so no shopping required.

Alternatives?

Results of my cooking experiments verify its taste to be good with or without ice cream, if you don’t add ice cream you may wish to add some honey (or other sweetener) for that extra sugar hit! If you’re not a fan of banana, and I know you’re out there, then you can replace it with other fruits. I’ve tried mango, and it was YUM! All in all a simple and delicious recipe for banana smoothies!

Large Cups
2

Large Cups

Prep Time
2

Prep Time

Servings

Servings

2 Large Cups
Prep Time

Prep Time

5 minutes

Recipe

  1. Add banana (or other fruit). Mix 10 seconds/speed 5.
  2. Add vanilla yoghurt, ice cubes and vanilla ice cream. Mix 10 seconds/speed 6.
  3. Pour and indulge!
Jen Aboki
Jen Aboki
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3 Comments

  1. Angela says:

    Could you use frozen bananas instead??

    • Jen Aboki says:

      Hi Angela,

      Good question, I have heard frozen bananas make smoothies smooth and creamy, so yes I believe it would work, I imagine it would be thicker. Also, instead of the ice cubes so it’s not as thick. Also, if you want it extra healthy you could substitute the ice cream for more yoghurt. Let us know how you go :) I have bananas at home, you’ve inspired me to give it a go!

  2. Angela says:

    Frozen bananas were absolutely perfect! Give it a try!

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