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Healthy Banana Smoothie Recipes



healthy banana smoothieBanana is a favorite ingredient for healthy smoothie recipes, as they provide a delicious creamy base to the healthy smoothie. As banana's texture by itself is so soft and creamy, it can eventually eliminates the needs for dairy milk or yogurt as smoothie base. In addition, banana's flavor compliments various fruits, such as apples, strawberries, pears, blueberries and more.

Health benefits of banana:

  • Digestive health: Banana is a good source of fiber, which has been linked to regulating our digestive system.
  • Cardiovascular health: Banana rich in potassium, a mineral that helps to maintain normal blood pressure and functionality of our heart. The high fiber in banana also good for heart diseases prevention.
  • Improve nutrient absorption: The fructooligosaccharide (FOS) found in bananas nourish the good bacteria in our digestive tract, aiding digestion and boost our ability to absorb nutrients, especially calcium.

How to make healthy banana smoothies?

Below are some healthy smoothies recipes having banana mixed into:

  1. Basic Banana Smoothie
  2. Chocolate Banana Smoothie
  3. Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
  4. Banana Wheat Germ Smoothie

Easy Healthy Recipe #1: Basic Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Large Banana - 2
  • Non-fat yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Honey - 1 tablespoon
  • Crushed ice - 1 cup
  • Water

Easy Healthy Recipe #2: Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Large Banana - 2
  • Non-fat soy milk - 1/2 cup
  • Non-fat yogurt - 1/4 cup
  • Chocolate hazelnut spread - 1 tablespoon
  • Crushed ice - 1cup
  • Water

Easy Healthy Recipe #3: Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Large Banana - 2
  • Non-fat milk - 1/2 cup
  • Non-fat yogurt - 1/2 cup
  • Peanut butter - 2 tablespoons
  • Honey - 1-1/2 tablespoons
  • Crushed ice - 1 cup
  • Water

Easy Healthy Recipe #4: Banana Wheat Germ Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • Large Banana - 2
  • Non-fat milk - 1-1/2 cups
  • Non-fat yogurt - 1 cup
  • Wheat germ - 3 teaspoons
  • Honey - 2 tablespoons
  • Egg - 1
  • Crushed ice - 1 cup
  • Water

Instructions:

  1. Peel the skin off the bananas and cut into pieces.
  2. Place the pieces of bananas and all the other remaining ingredients into a blender.
  3. Blend until thoroughly mixed and smooth.
  4. Serve.

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Suggestions and Variations:

  • If you want to enjoy the creamy taste of your healthy banana smoothie, don't freeze the banana pieces. Blend it while it's fresh.
  • Add more ice cubes when blending if you want to have a thicker smoothie.

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