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Banana Boost Smoothie Recipe

This delicious banana boost smoothie will give you such a great start to the day. With the added almonds providing vitamin E and the bananas being a great source of calcium, this is a great instant energy booster. Plus it’s only 378 calories per serving!

The health benefits of smoothies are numerous. Not only are they a quick and easy way to get your essential vitamins and minerals from the added fruits, but also vital nutrients like antioxidants, folic acid and calcium to name but a few.

This banana boost smoothie is just one of so many tasty smoothie recipes that I love that will give you those health benefits.

This delicious banana boost smoothie will give you such a great start to the day. With the added almonds providing vitamin E and the bananas being a great source of calcium, this is a great instant energy booster. Plus it's only 378 calories per serving!

I have this banana boost smoothie as a refreshing “pick me up” if I find my energy levels begin to drop during the day, because it’s so simple to make.

It’s certainly much better for me than reaching for a chocolate bar which is what I used to do before I started following the 80/20 rule for eating.

If you like this you might like to try my other popular smoothie recipes :-

Mango Peach and Passion Fruit Smoothie – Deliciously creamy tasting, healthy and packed with nourishing wholesome ingredients.

Raspberry and Pear Smoothie – Packed full of protein, calcium and potassium and it’s really low in calories too.

Blueberry Apple Smoothie – Gives you a good shot of vitamin C, adds to your daily fibre requirements and contains valuable antioxidants.

Banana Boost Smoothie
  • Prep Time 5 mins
  • Total Time 5 mins
Delicious pick me up smoothie. Perfect as a breakfast or perfect as a pick me up “boost”.
Course: Breakfast
Servings2
Calories378 kcal

Ingredients
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 500 ml skimmed milk you could use almond milk
  • 40 g ground almonds
  • Optional – a drop of honey a pinch of cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Completely peel the bananas and slice them. If you have time freeze the banana for at least 1 – 2 hours in an airtight container.
  2. Place the banana, chosen milk, ground almonds and optional ingredients into a food processor or blender.
  3. Blitz the mixture until smooth.
  4. Pour into 2 glasses and serve immediately

Nutrition Facts
Banana Boost Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378 
   Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 18.8g
  • Saturated Fat 5.7g
  • Cholesterol 25.8mg
  • Sodium 112.3mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 43.6g
  • Dietary Fiber 5.6g
  • Sugars 28.3g
  • Protein 13.6g
  • Vitamin A 14%
  • Vitamin C 17%
  • Calcium 35%
  • Iron 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Let me know what you think of this banana boost smoothie and any recommendations / variations you might suggest to the recipe that you’ve tried yourself?  🙂

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