The banana is a natural match for smoothies and often used as a thickening base for your more common smoothies like blueberry or strawberry, but we decided that the banana should be the star of the show for once. We got our creative juices flowing and came up with some delicious banana smoothie ideas, and you can use these recipes as a springboard for your own banana smoothie ideas.
Once you have your favorite fruits in place, all you have to do is mix them all together in a blender. Making these banana smoothies is as easy as dumping in the ingredients and pushing a button to let the blender do all the work for you.
Your fun with bananas doesn’t have to end here. All you need to do is tell us where to send more yummy ways to use your bananas, and you’ll get a free mix too!
Keep reading below for the recipes.
The thing that really holds a smoothie together is the frozen good in between all of the fruity goodies. Some smoothie recipes call only for ice and rely on the banana as the base for the right consistency, but there are a few that call for a scoop of ice cream too to add a delicious creaminess to your smoothie.
You can make your own ice cream too! It’s so easy to do with an ice cream maker, and you’ll have amazing ice cream in fifteen minutes. You’ll never have to go to the ice cream shop again!
A banana smoothie is like a blank canvas. You can add whatever fruit, toppings, or syrups you want. I once had a chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie that was fantastic. We’ve also got delicious recipes below for banana peach and tropical banana smoothies. The options of what you could mix into your smoothies are endless. Here are a few other ideas to get you started:
Mix all ingredients in a blender.
Mix the ingredients in a food blender.
(Updated from May 23, 2014)