Smoothies make it easy to eat breakfast, the most crucial meal of the day. According to professional cooks, blending fruit beats cooking and scrubbing dishes.
With just a few pantry ingredients and 5 minutes, you can make a diverse, filling, and quick breakfast to start your day.
Completely adaptable. Our best-ever peanut butter and banana smoothie recipe is here, but watch the video above and follow our top suggestions below for more morning variations:
Top tips for preparing peanut butter banana smoothies: Freeze bananas. Frozen bananas make smoothies thicker and colder.
— Alter your milk. Almond milk, coconut milk, soy milk, or oat milk work well. If you're not vegan, ordinary cow's milk will do! — Alter your sweetener.
Maple syrup and agave work well for vegans without honey. Consider adding a spoonful of maple to reach the desired sweetness, as honey has a higher sugar concentration than other options.
Replace cinnamon. Pumpkin pie spice or cardamom can replace cinnamon, which we all love!
If you can't finish this 16-oz. batch, pour the rest into a clean glass jar and refrigerate. Consume within 3 days!
2 small bananas or 1 large 1 large banana, peeled, halved and frozen 1 c. unsweetened almond milk 2 tbsp. peanut butter (preferably natural) 2 tsp. honey 1/8 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon, plus more for topping sliced banana for topping
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth.