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10 Banana Smoothies

Banana smoothies are so creamy and delicious, like a frosty milk shake!

Having smoothies with bananas for breakfast can be a great way to start the day. Bananas are a mood boosting food (1), naturally increasing happiness and decreasing depression! Talk about a great ingredient to wake up to!

Banana Smoothies

Below you will find 10 very different, yet completely delicious recipes for banana smoothie meals.

Bananas are a mood boosting ingredient! Try starting your day out with one of these recipes for smoothies with bananas to keep your happiness levels high.

Healthy Smoothies with Bananas

This article includes 10 very different healthy banana smoothies, best of all… they are all low calorie!

One of the best ways to use up bananas is to freeze them, and add them to smoothies. Below you’ll find 10 recipes for frozen bananas.

Here’s what you’ll find in this article:

  • How to make Banana Smoothies
  • Grown up Strawberry Banana Smoothies Recipe
  • Blueberry Banana Smoothies Recipe
  • Banana Smoothies Chocolate Lovers Recipe
  • Banana Avocado Smoothies Recipe
  • Banana Apple Smoothies
  • Raspberry Banana Smoothies Recipe
  • Peach and Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe
  • After Workout Banana Smoothie Recipe
  • Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe
  • Banana Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

I recommend working with frozen bananas. They help cool the smoothie without having to add ice, plus they’re a great way to use up bananas that have started to brown.

Below you will find basic directions on how to make banana smoothies, then below that 10 recipes to work with.

How to Make Banana Smoothies

Making recipes for smoothies with bananas are very easy.

Bananas add a lot of creaminess to a smoothie, freezing them will make an even thicker shake.

Next time you have browning bananas, slice them and freeze them to make a healthy smoothie recipe with frozen bananas.

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5 from 5 votes

How to Make Banana Smoothies

I recommend freezing your bananas, this way you get a creamy milk shake like banana smoothie.
Prep Time1 min
Active Time0 mins
Total Time1 min
Course: Smoothies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Smoothies
Yield: 1 smoothie
Cost: $1

Equipment

  • Blender

Materials

  • 1 banana fresh or frozen
  • Smoothie ingredients

Instructions

  • Add all the smoothie ingredients to blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Pour and enjoy

Making healthy banana smoothies is easy! Below You will find 10 recipes to make more smoothies with bananas.

Smoothies with bananas is versatile, the recipes in this article work with a number of different ingredients. From avocado, to raspberries. I’ve even shared a few “chocolate shake” copy cat recipes!

Below you will find 10 Healthy Smoothies with Bananas…

Grown up Strawberry Banana Smoothies Recipe

This recipe will show you how to make strawberry banana smoothies in a healthy new way.

When you add greens, you’re adding extra nutrition. And when you use baby spinach, you can’t taste the difference!

I also swap out the calorie heavy juice for metabolism boosting almond milk.

Strawberry Banana Green Smoothie-recipe

Grown Up Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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This grown up version of a recipe for strawberry banana smoothies includes healthy greens (that you can't taste!)
At only 207 calories this healthy smoothie teaches you how to make strawberry banana smoothies healthy!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course Green Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 207 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup raw spinach
  • ½ cup almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Add all the green smoothie recipes ingredients to blender.
  • Blend green smoothie until smooth, adding more water as needed to reach desired thickness.
  • Serve, and wash out your blender right away to avoid sticking.

Notes

Nutrition:
Calories: 207; Fat: 3.2g ; Saturated Fat: 0g ; Fiber: 5.2g ; Protein:3.6 g ; Carbohydrates: 42.1

Nutrition

Calories: 207kcal
Keyword Green Smoothies
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This is one of my most popular weight loss banana smoothies, it’s such a nostalgic flavor!

If you’re serious about having your one smoothie a day, you should make sure you have a serious blender too! Check out this article on the Best Blenders for Smoothies.

Blueberry Banana Smoothies Recipe

This berry packed smoothie has blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries.

I like to call it the Blueberry Banana Smoothie because the blueberries do the heavy lifting, changing this otherwise green drink into a beautiful purple smoothie.

Berry Kale Smoothie

Blueberry Banana Smoothies

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These blueberry banana smoothies are so easy to make! Do you have a bag of frozen mixed berries? If so use that to help you make this easy banana blueberry smoothie.
This recipe is only 332 calories, it makes a great banana breakfast smoothie!
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 4 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Freezing Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 4 mins
Course Breakfast, Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 332 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 1 apple cored and sliced
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Cut and freeze the banana for 4 or more hours (do this the night before) and freeze all of the berries if not already frozen, this will make a thicker, colder breakfast shake.
  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve.
  • Wash the blender immediately to avoid food sticking.

Notes

Number of servings: 1
Serving size: 1 breakfast shake
Calories: 332 ; Fat: 3 ; Fiber: 14 ; Protein: 4 ; Carbohydrates: 77

Nutrition

Calories: 332kcal
Keyword breakfast, Smoothies
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If you have problems with a specific berry (I’m allergic to raspberries!) add in more of another berry!

This Blueberry Banana Smoothie goes great with just blueberries and strawberries… so feel free to change up your berries, as long as you still have 1.5 cups of berries.

Banana Smoothies Chocolate Lovers Recipe

If you love chocolate, you will absolutely adore this smoothie recipe with frozen bananas!

This low calorie recipe is packed full of healthy protein to help keep you full for hours!

Special Tip: Add 1-2 tablespoons uncooked oatmeal to any smoothie to help fill you up fast, and keep you full longer.

Chocolate Banana Flaxseed Smoothie for Kids

Banana Smoothies Chocolate Lovers Recipe

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Banana smoothies with chocolate are a great way to curb your sweet cravings before they happen! If you know you always crave something sweet mid morning, make a sweet banana smoothie recipe to head the craving off…
This 151 calorie Lose Weight By Eating reader favorite is simple and delcious! Use the homemade chocolate syrup recipe from www.loseweightbyeating.com
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 151 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon homemade fat free chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 1 large handful ice

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve.
  • Wash the blender immediately to avoid food sticking.

Notes

Number of servings: 1
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 151; Fat: 5; Fiber: 3.5; Protein: 3; Carbohydrates: 24

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal
Keyword breakfast
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Banana smoothies with almond milk go hand in hand! Both super food ingredients will fill you with heart healthy nutrients, talk about a great way to start the day! (2,3)

Banana Avocado Smoothies Recipe

These banana avocado smoothies are one of my all time favorites!

All of the ingredients in this recipe are great for beauty, and the healthy fats will help you feel younger… not just look younger.

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Banana Avocado Smoothies

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These banana avocado smoothies are creamy and delcious!
Try these 335 calorie smoothies as a meal replacement, they are wonderful for breakfast as well!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course meal replacement
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 335 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups spinach or kale stemmed and chopped
  • 1 apple unpeeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/2 avocado chopped
  • 1 kiwi- peeled optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash all the detox smoothie ingredients.
  • Add weight loss smoothie ingredients to blender starting with the greens and ending with the fruit.
  • Blend until smooth, adding more water until you reach your desired green detox smoothie consistency.

Notes

Nutrition:
Calories: 335; Fat: 20.2g ; Saturated Fat: 4.2g ; Fiber: 13.5g ; Protein: 4.2g ; Carbohydrates: 41.6

Nutrition

Calories: 335kcal
Keyword Green Smoothies
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Avocados are so great for weight loss! So if you’re looking for banana smoothies to lose weight, this is one of the best!

Banana Apple Smoothies

Bananas and apples are typically the most inexpensive fruits, and the two fruits that are most often purchased.

That’s what trying out banana apple smoothies first might the right choice for you. They are delicious, and you likely have the ingredients at home already.

Banana Apple Smoothies

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I love these banana apple smoothies! They are packed full of nutrition, and they are inexpencive to make.
These 310 calorie healthy smoothies with banana will quickly become one of your favorites!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course meal replacement
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 310 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 1 banana
  • 1 apple
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Wash all the detox smoothie ingredients.
  • Add weight loss smoothie ingredients to blender starting with the greens and ending with the fruit.
  • Blend until smooth, adding more water until you reach your desired green detox smoothie consistency.

Notes

Nutrition:
Calories: 310; Fat: 1.2g ; Saturated Fat: 0.1g ; Fiber: 12.1g ; Protein: 4.5g ; Carbohydrates: 81.6

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal
Keyword Green Smoothies
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These inexpensive banana apple smoothies are a reader favorite!

If you’re serious about having your one smoothie a day, you should make sure you have a serious blender too! Check out this article on the Best Blenders for Smoothies.

Raspberry Banana Smoothies Recipe

This simple smoothie recipe is packed full of healthy antioxidants!

If you want to swap out the blueberries for more raspberries, or even strawberries, it will be delicious.

Special Tip: Baby spinach has virtually no flavor, making it the best green to add to smoothies when you first start making green smoothies.

raspberry banana smoothies

Raspberry Banana Smoothies

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These raspberry banana smoothies are so fantastic, and easy to make!
They're only 95 calories, so they make an ideal snack. If you want to enjoy this smoothie as a meal replacement I recommend you double or tripple it (this recipe has a special toggle to do the math for you).
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 95 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ cup raspberries
  • 1 banana
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve.
  • Wash the blender immediately to avoid food sticking.

Notes

Number of servings: 1
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 95 ; Fat: 0 ; Fiber: 7 ; Protein: 3 ; Carbohydrates: 22

Nutrition

Calories: 95kcal
Keyword breakfast
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More healthy smoothies with bananas below…

Peach and Banana Oatmeal Smoothie Recipe

This banana oatmeal smoothie with peaches is only 331 calories, but will keep you full for hours!

If you prefer green smoothies, simply add 1 cup of baby spinach, or your favorite mix of greens and blend it with all the other smoothie ingredients.

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Peach and Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

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This banana oatmeal smootie is creamy and delcious, and at only 331 calories it makes the perfect meal replacement smoothie!
Try this oatmeal banana smoothie for breakfast, with all the protein and oatmeal, it will keep you full for hours!
4.5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 331 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup frozen peach slices
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup oatmeal
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the ingredients to a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve.

Notes

Number of servings: 1
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 331 ; Fat: 4 ; Fiber: 5 ; Protein: 29 ; Carbohydrates: 46

Nutrition

Calories: 331kcal
Keyword Smoothies
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This oatmeal smoothie makes a great breakfast!

If you like yogurt in your smoothies (like this one), see below for the Banana Yogurt Smoothie…

After Workout Banana Smoothie Recipe

This after workout smoothie is the perfect calorie count for a healthy snack.

Try this snack smoothie as a full meal by doubling it.

Watermelon banana smoothie

After Workout Banana Smoothie

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This 128 calorie smoothie is fantastic after a workout! The potassium in both the bananas and watermelon help you recover faster… and it’s a great calorie count for an after workout snack.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 128 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium banana peeled and sliced
  • 2 cups frozen watermelon pieces seedless, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 cup almond milk

Instructions
 

  • Add all the watermelon smoothie ingredients to blender.
  • Blend the watermelon smoothie until smooth
  • Serve, and wash out your blender right away to avoid sticking.

Notes

Nutrition:
Calories: 128; Fat: 1.6g ; Saturated Fat: 0.2g ; Fiber: 2.1g ; Protein: 2g ; Carbohydrates: 28.9g

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal
Keyword Smoothies
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This creamy pink banana and watermelon smoothie makes a wonderful snack. Double the serving to enjoy it as a meal.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe

This 151 calorie peanut butter banana smoothie is my favorite milkshake replacement!

This high protein, low calorie smoothie is a great snack, or doubled to make a meal.

This peanut butter smoothie uses my all natural Fat Free Chocolate Syrup recipe.

peanut butter banana smoothie

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

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This peanut butter banana smoothie tastes just like a peanut butter chocolate shake… but it's only 151 calories!
This Lose Weight By Eating reader favorite is simple and delcious! Use the homemade chocolate syrup recipe from www.loseweightbyeating.com
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 151 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 tablespoon homemade fat free chocolate syrup
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 large handful ice

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the ingredients to the blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve.
  • Wash the blender immediately to avoid food sticking.

Notes

Number of servings: 1
Serving size: 1 smoothie
Calories: 151; Fat: 5; Fiber: 3.5; Protein: 3; Carbohydrates: 24

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcal
Keyword breakfast
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This is a great recipe with frozen bananas!

There’s another frozen banana smoothie recipe below…

Banana Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

This banana yogurt smoothie is a great way to use homemade yogurt. You can get my recipe for homemade yogurt here.

This protein packed smoothie recipe is a great meal replacement, and at 205 calories you can actually have two servings!

banana yogurt smoothie

Banana Yogurt Smoothie

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This banana yogurt smoothie is packed full of protein, and at only 205 calories… a great meal replacement!
If you need more calories have two servings.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 205 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Almond milk
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp organic chocolate syrup
  • 1 banana

Instructions
 

  • In a blender combine all ingredients and give it a whirl until everything is incorporated and ice is smooth, about 1- 2 minutes.
  • Pour into glasses and serve.

Notes

Nutrition information:
Calories: 122
Fat: 1
Fiber: 2.5
Protein: 1
Carbs: 26

Nutrition

Calories: 205kcal
Keyword Smoothies
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Healthy smoothies with bananas don’t have to be boring… in fact they should never be!

Bananas add lots of sweetness and creaminess to any blended drink. That’s why I love making smoothies with them!

Final Thoughts on Smoothies with Bananas

This article proved beyond a double that bananas are a great addition to any smoothie.

Next time you have browning bananas, slice them and freeze them to make recipes with frozen bananas.

Here at Lose Weight By Eating we love smoothies! Between the website recipes and the cookbook recipes I’ve written over 100 smoothie recipes.

I couldn’t do that without my trusty blender. Check out this article to find out what blenders are best for smoothies.

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