Bananas are packed with nutrients and vitamins, which makes them the perfect addition to your morning smoothie. This banana smoothie recipe is also a great way to sneak in some extra protein for breakfast!
Bananas are an excellent source of potassium, vitamin B6, fiber and manganese. They contain no fat or cholesterol but do contain carbohydrates that can be useful for energy production. Bananas can help lower blood pressure because they are high in potassium while also helping you feel full longer due to their high fiber content.
This healthy banana smoothie recipe has many benefits including: providing essential nutrients like calcium, iron and magnesium; it’s easy on the stomach; it’s rich in antioxidants; tastes delicious; boosts metabolism; aids digestion
prep: 5 mins total: 5 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 smoothie
½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats
1 cup plain whole-milk yogurt
8 cubes ice, or more to taste
1 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon almond butter, or more to taste
1 medium frozen banana, cut into chunks
2 drops almond extract
Combine ice cubes, yogurt, banana, oats, honey, almond butter, and almond extract in a blender; blend until smooth. Pour into a serving glass.
Per Serving: 542 calories; protein 21.9g; carbohydrates 81.2g; fat 16.3g; cholesterol 14.7mg; sodium 252.5mg.