Peanut butter banana smoothie

Hi guys!  Happy Wednesday to you all!  I hope your day is off to a good start.  I’ve got my eyes set on a fun weekend trip so that is keeping me going!  I took an early morning body pump class followed by a long (cold) walk with 3 sweet pups so I am feeling great!  I am off to a physical therapy appointment to work on my back/neck/shoulder pain and hoping it helps.  

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You all know by now how much I love smoothies.  In fact, I start almost every day with a big smoothie.  My morning smoothies are usually fruit based as fruit is best digested on an empty stomach.  As much as I love my daily morning smoothie, I’m not much of a smoothie as a snack person.  But every once in a while, I’ll get a hankering for a smoothie later in the day (or as a dessert) especially when the hot summer weather rolls around. 

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One of my favorite flavor combinations is banana and peanut butter.  I mean really, what is better?  The only thing better is both in a smoothie.  That is where today’s smoothie inspiration came from. 

Peanut butter banana smoothie.

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Ingredients: 1-2 bananas (frozen or not will work), 1-2 tablespoons peanut butter (almond butter will work), 1 cup ice (more or less depending on if you used a frozen banana), 1 cup almond milk (I use unsweetened vanilla), and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon.  

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Put it in the blender….

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And blend!

This smoothie is really versatile.  You can add spinach to increase the nutrients, coconut milk for a different taste, vanilla or chocolate protein powder for more protein, or vanilla extra for more flavor.

This smoothie is so tasty and refreshing on a hot summer day (or after a sweaty workout).  Serve it up in a glass!

Or in a bowl topped with more peanut butter!

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I promise it won’t disappoint!

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Questions: 

  1. What is your favorite smoothie recipe?
  2. What is your go-to post workout snack/meal?
  3. Do you prefer peanut butter or almond butter?

4 thoughts on “Peanut butter banana smoothie

  1. I love almond milk, strawberries, unsweetened cocoa powder, and a frozen banana!

    I prefer peanut butter but i love both peanut and almond–i dont discriminate!

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  2. This looks amazing!! Favorite smoothie recipe is probably vega french vanilla protein powder, fage greek yogurt, almond milk, spinach, banana, and strawberries! And I love both peanut butter and almond butter 🙂

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