Strawberry Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie without Yogurt

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Start your day with a delicious strawberry banana peanut butter smoothie! This healthy fruit smoothie is made without yogurt, instead, it’s filled with creamy peanut butter and whole milk to give the perfect creamy texture! Using 4 ingredients, this smoothie is healthy and perfect for hot summer days, after-workouts, a quick breakfast, or a delicious snack idea for your kids!

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This healthy strawberry banana smoothie with peanut butter is made without any added sugar. It’s smooth and creamy packed with fresh fruit, vitamin C, and healthy fiber and fats. 

Homemade smoothies are our favorite summer go-to. They are so easy to put together with fresh or frozen fruit, and during the hot summer months, it makes the perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack! Bananas, strawberries, and peanut butter are the perfect flavor combo and you can customize this simple smoothie to include the toppings or add-ins of your choice!

Smoothies are a great breakfast or snack option but sometimes you can feel hungry again after eating them. To solve this I like to add in a scoop (or two!) of creamy peanut butter and use milk instead of water to not only add some healthy fats into the smoothie but it helps to keep me fuller for longer! Which is always what we want!

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You could also add some ground golden flaxseeds(my favorite!), chia seeds, or protein powder to add even more health benefits!

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Ingredients

All you need are a few basic ingredients and a high-powered blender to make this delicious breakfast smoothie!

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Frozen strawberries – Adds sweet and fruity flavor and the frozen berries will make your smoothie nice and thick with a frothy texture. 

Natural Peanut Butter – I use creamy natural peanut butter because it’s made without any added sugars. It also adds in some healthy fats and a smooth, delicious flavor.

Whole milk – My favorite milk to use is raw milk from the farm but grass-fed organic milk is perfectly fine! Feel free to use also your favorite dairy-free milk alternatives such as almond milk or oat milk.

Fresh or frozen banana – gives this smoothie a creamy consistency and natural sweetness. 

How To Make This Easy Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

All ingredients, measurements, and instructions are in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

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Step one. Add all the ingredients to your blender.

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Step two. Blend until smooth. 

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Step three. Serve immediately with sliced strawberries, and a drizzle of peanut butter. Enjoy!

Variations

  • Chia seeds or hemp seeds to add a boost of Omega-3 fatty acids and fiber.
  • Almond butter or cashew butter, are great nut butter alternatives if you are allergic to peanuts. 
  • Unsweetened almond milk, oat milk, or soy milk instead of dairy milk.
  • Flax seeds are a good source of fiber and healthy fats, I love to use golden flaxseeds because they have a better flavor.
  • Drizzle pure maple syrup, if you want a sweeter drink.
  • 1/4 teaspoon of vanilla extract can add a nice flavor.
  • A scoop of your favorite protein powder. 

Recommended Tools

High-speed blender, I like this one because it comes with a travel lid.

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Pro Tips to Make the perfect smoothie

– I sometimes like to rinse my frozen fruit to get off that extra ice and it helps everything blend together more easily. 

– If the smoothie is too thick at a splash of milk then blend until smooth. 

– Use frozen fruit so your smoothie is as cold and frothy as possible. Avoid using ice cubes because they can water down your drink. 

Frequently Asked Questions  —

Do strawberries and peanut butter go well together?

Yes! The savory and nutty flavor of the peanut butter is the perfect pairing combo with the sweet and slightly tart strawberries.

What does adding peanut butter do to a smoothie?

It helps to add a creamy texture to the smoothie while giving a nice nutty flavor!

Is a strawberry smoothie better with water or milk?

This is totally up to personal preference but I love smoothies with milk better than water. It adds extra creaminess, keeps me fuller for longer and I like the taste better! If you are dairy-free almond milk or oat milk are great alternatives!

Do smoothies need yogurt or milk?

Nope! Yogurt and milk are often used in smoothie recipes to increase their creaminess and to add more fat or protein to the drink. This recipe is made without yogurt and you can skip the milk if you are dairy free and use water or use your favorite plant-based milk instead!

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Strawberry Banana Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

Sweet and refreshing Strawberry Banana Peanut Butter smoothie without Yogurt. It's perfect to have on the go or to enjoy as a light breakfast!
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Course: Breakfast, smoothie
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Tonya | The Midwest Kitchen Blog

Ingredients

Instructions 

  • In a blender add in the frozen strawberries, banana, milk, peanut butter, and add-ins if using.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Pour into a glass and serve immediately with sliced strawberries, and a drizzle of peanut butter. Enjoy!

Notes

Use frozen fruit so your smoothie will be thick and frothy. 
Add a splash of milk if your smoothie is too thick. 

All nutrition information is automatically generated and should be only used as a rough estimate. This recipe card may contain affiliate links.

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