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How to make Smoothie at home in less than 10 minutes: Strawberry banana-peanut flavour

Updated on December 7, 2014
A blender with banana, frozen strawberry and yoghurt
A blender with banana, frozen strawberry and yoghurt | Source
Strawberry Banana-peanut flavoured Smoothie
Strawberry Banana-peanut flavoured Smoothie
Fruits
Fruits | Source

As we slide into summer, the summer's heat makes us thirsty and so we can not resist the temptation of a smoothie. Smoothie are convenient meal replacement or refreshing snack.

Though most smoothie bars says their smoothies are healthy option even if you know that the recipe is packed with sugar. But we can make our own at home and within a very short time. With just a few ingredients, anybody can make this delicious meal at home. A blender can be use to make smoothie and luckily most home have one blender.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized Banana
  • 2 Tablespoons Peanut butter
  • Fresh or Frozen strawberry fruit
  • 1/2 cup Fruits Juice
  • Low fat yogurt
  • Ice cubes, optional
  • Protein powder, optional

Cook Time

Prep time: 4 min
Cook time: 4 min
Ready in: 8 min
Yields: Serves 4 people

Instructions

  1. Make sure to set all your ingredients on the preparation table, you don’t want to start blending and remember that you have not bought out your ingredients from the fridge. Place your your blender on the table.
  2. Pour ½ cup of fruit juice or Pour in your low fat yogurt which will usually make the smoothie thicker
  3. Cut your Banana into tiny pieces and pour into the blender.
  4. Put in your desired quantity of fresh or frozen strawberry fruit.
  5. Add your peanut butter. Add protein powder (optional) which is optional.
  6. Add 3 or 4 ice cubes at the end. Shake the ingredients together.
  7. Put the lid on the blender, and turn it on medium for 1minute. Stop the blender and shake the mixture together. Start again on low for another 1 minute. Blend ingredients until smooth.
  8. Pour into a glass and enjoy, for a tropical feeling, add a little umbrella.

Note

  1. If you are using frozen strawberry fruit, you don’t need to add ice cubes.
  2. You can use either low fat yoghurt or fruit juice, although, you can also use both.
  3. For people with lactose intolerance, skip yoghurt.
  4. Protein powder are without the fat or calories, they can be used by vegetarians as well.
  5. Peanut butter gives you some fibre, vitamins and minerals (including potassium). Numerous studies have shown that people who regularly include nuts or peanut butter in their diets are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 diabetes than those who rarely eat nuts.
  6. Cover the blender when blending.

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      poetryman6969 2 years ago

      Never had peanut in a smoothie. If I can add chocolate I'm in.

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      Anoop Aravind A 5 years ago from Nilambur, Kerala, India

      I love smoothies... Even better strawberry and peanut... Seems to be yummy.... Thanks...

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      Lola Oyedotun-Balogun 5 years ago from Calgary

      @Ladylyell, Sethpowers, Docmo: thanks to you all for stopping by.... enjoy the recipe.....

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      Mohan Kumar 5 years ago from UK

      Oh I do love a smoothie- strawberry, Mango, banana any will do. Great recipe and useful tips. Thanks for sharing.

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      sethpowers 5 years ago from Virginia

      Smoothies are the best. This is an unusual recipe, but I am eager to test it out!

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      LadyLyell 5 years ago from George, South Africa

      I just love smoothies and in fact only recently enjoyed a banana and strawberry one between shopping. It's as though you can taste the goodness not to mention how refreshing this drink is.

      Thanks for sharing this yummy refreshment!