Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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This Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie is fast, easy and nutritious. A sweet treat for breakfast but I know that’s it’s really packed with good-for-you nutrition.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

This Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie is fast, easy and nutritious. A sweet treat for breakfast but I know that’s it’s really packed with good-for-you nutrition.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana smoothie is super simple to make.  It starts with wholesome ingredients like low-fat yogurt (or Greek yogurt), peanut butter and bananas.  You can even add some ground flax for extra nutrition.

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What We Love About This Recipe for Chocolate Smoothie Recipe

  • 5 Minute Meal: Only takes a few minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge it only takes 6 ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: This is a favorite with everyone.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or even dairy free, etc…
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Ingredient Notes for Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

  • Ice: two cups
  • Milk, 1 cup
  • Unsweetened Cocoa powder: Two tablespoons
  • Plain Yogurt: 1/2 cup
  • Peanut Butter: creamy, natural
  • Banana

Equipment Needed

  • Blender

How to Make Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

These are the basic steps for making banana chocolate peanut butter smoothie. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

STEP 1: BLEND

First, place all ingredients into a blender and then blend until smooth. The texture should be milkshake consistency.

STEP 2: SERVE

Finally, place in a tumbler or tall glass and enjoy the chocolaty goodness.

Prep and Storage Tips for Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

This is a rich and delicious smoothie that does not take a lot of preparation. Therefore, there is no need to really do any advance prep.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Again, due to the frozen nature of this smoothie, it is difficult to store, however you can prepare the ingredients by measuring them out in advance and having them ready to go.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

You can freeze this smoothie in the freezer and let it thaw during the day and it will be ready when you need a healthy lunch or after workout treat.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Try adding a chocolate protein powder to make a healthy chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE FROZEN BANANA?

Indeed, cut back on the ice and use a frozen banana in place of the banana slices.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, it is perfect for a family to enjoy so make several in batches or lessen the amount for a single smoothie. Perfect for snack or dessert.

WHAT IS THE SECRET TO MAKING THE PERFECT SMOOTHIE?

Of course, one of the keys is having some frozen fruit, for more tips and tricks check here.

Two smoothies with a straw.

Expert Tips for Making This Recipe

  • Add Different Milk: Coconut Milk, Soy Milk, Almond Milk, even Cashew Milk can be used for this peanut butter chocolate banana smoothie.
  • Veggies: Sneak in some spinach, kale or other vegetables to make a healthier version.
  • Variation tip: Almond Butter, Cashew Butter or other nut butter can be used.
  • Alternate ingredient: Fiber and other nutrients like omegas and vitamin c, minerals can be added with a scoop of hemp seeds, flax seeds or chia seeds.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Powdered peanut butter such as PB2 can replace the peanut butter in the smoothie.
  • Sweetener: Truly this has a lot of sweetness but you can add agave nectar, honey maple syrup or your favorite sweetener of choice if you are watching calories.
  • Smoothie Bowl: Feel more like eating this peanut butter treat like ice cream? Then make a smoothie bowl.

What to Serve with Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
This Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie is fast, easy and nutritious. A sweet treat for breakfast but I know that’s it’s really packed with good-for-you nutrition.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup milk, your favorite variety
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup creamy, natural peanut butter
  • 1 banana

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

Expert Tips

 
  • Add Different Milk: Coconut Milk, Soy Milk, Almond Milk, even Cashew Milk can be used for this peanut butter chocolate banana smoothie.
  • Veggies: Sneak in some spinach, kale or other vegetables to make a healthier version.
  • Variation tip: Almond Butter, Cashew Butter or other nut butter can be used.
  • Alternate ingredient: Fiber and other nutrients like omegas and vitamin c, minerals can be added with a scoop of hemp seeds, flax seeds or chia seeds.
  • Dietary consideration tip: Powdered peanut butter such as PB2 can replace the peanut butter in the smoothie.
  • Sweetener: Truly this has a lot of sweetness but you can add agave nectar, honey maple syrup or your favorite sweetener of choice if you are watching calories.
  • Smoothie Bowl: Feel more like eating this peanut butter treat like ice cream?

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 734kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 453mg | Potassium: 1494mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 592IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 513mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Beverages and Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 5 minutes

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  1. They have a chocolate marshmallow variety that I have been keeping my eye out for, but it hasn’t made it to my area yet. They have an orange-colored vanilla flavor that they come out with at halloween that our kids think is the coolest thing ever.

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