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Easy Non-Dairy Banana Shake Recipe

Updated on September 19, 2012
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Making a Non-Dairy Banana Shake

With this recipe, I have created a simple banana shake with a luxuriously creamy texture without using dairy. The nutty flavor of almond milk compliments the bananas beautifully. By using two bananas, you not only get the creamy texture, you also get enough banana flavor to come through. The dash of nutmeg ties all the flavors together. Because bananas are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, this easy shake is great for a quick energy boost.

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 12 oz
Calories 250
Calories from Fat27
% Daily Value *
Fat 3 g5%
Saturated fat 0 g
Carbohydrates 56 g19%
Sugar 28 g
Fiber 6 g24%
Protein 3 g6%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (250ml) Almond Milk, unsweetened
  • 2 Bananas
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and mix on medium speed until smooth, about 30 seconds.

How To Not Screw It Up

C’mon, it doesn’t get any easier than this, right? That’s what I thought, but as I was trying to work out the ratios for this recipe, I did encounter several hurdles that I’ll makes sure you don’t repeat:

  1. Break the banana into several pieces when you put it into the blender. Putting it in whole can result in uneven chunks of banana in your shake instead of a smooth, banana-flavored shake.
  2. Use very ripe bananas (i.e. the ones with lots of brown on the skin). They’re the sweetest and add the most banana flavor. In fact, I’ve found this recipe to be a great way to use up the over-ripe bananas that I wouldn’t otherwise eat.
  3. Don’t overdo the nutmeg. One eigth of a teaspoon may sounds like too little, but trust me, it’s plenty. More than that overpowers the bananas.

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      MickiS 5 years ago from San Francisco

      It was even yummier than the photo, rebeccamealey. Don't wait too long to try it missa72542. Thanks for the comments.

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      Melissa White 5 years ago from Arkansas

      Ugh, I'm so thirsty right now and this didn't help any! haha.

      This sounds really good and I might have to try it soon. Bookmarked :)

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Short, sweet and cute with a yummy looking photo. It sounds easy and looks delicious!