The world is currently going gaga over the concept of healthy smoothies. And why should they not be? Smoothies are extremely delicious, can be whipped up in a few minutes, are power packed with healthy ingredients, and make up an entire meal. You can add fruits and vegetables of your choice and make hundreds of smoothie variations. The sky is the limit when it to comes preparing smoothies.
I am also not behind in adopting this craze for smoothies. I keep trying many smoothie variations at home. And the folks at my place totally love them. These smoothies make an excellent breakfast option. The Deliciously Creamy Banana Smoothie is an all-time favourite and the easiest smoothie you will ever make.
You just need these four essential ingredients to make that ultimate healthy banana smoothie recipe: bananas, yogurt, honey, and flax seed powder.
Now, coming to the healthy aspect of this banana yogurt smoothie recipe. As we all know, the banana is a nutritional powerhouse. They are loaded with energy-providing carbohydrates and are rich in potassium, manganese, vitamin B-6, fibre, and many other essential nutrients. Yogurt is a dairy product and is a natural probiotic. It’s high in proteins and contains almost every nutrient that our body needs. Flax seeds are packed with vital nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, and fibre. We all know the super benefits of honey, a liquid gold. The best part of this recipe is that no sugar is added into it. Bananas and honey lend natural sweetness to this smoothie.
This recipe yields a thicker, creamier banana smoothie. In case you cannot consume dairy products or are lactose intolerant, you can replace yogurt with any lactose-free milks, such as almond or soy milk. People who follow a vegan diet can replace yogurt with nut-based milks, such as almond or cashew milk, and honey with pure maple syrup.
The detailed and step-by-step recipe with photos for the Banana Yogurt Smoothie is given below.
The recipe for power-packed, nutrient-rich, deliciously creamy Banana Smoothie.
- 4 ripe bananas
- 2 cups yogurt
- 2 or 3 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon flax seed powder (alsi powder)
Peel the bananas. Cut them into small pieces. Freeze them in the freezer for 4-5 hours. In case if you are making the smoothie for breakfast, you can also freeze the bananas overnight.
In a blender, add the frozen bananas, 2 cups yogurt, and 2-3 tablespoons honey. Blend these ingredients together till you get a smooth thick liquid.
Then, add 1 tablespoon flax seed powder and just blend for 10 seconds.
Pour this mixture into glasses and serve it fresh.
1) To get a thicker version of the smoothie, the bananas should be frozen. 2) In case you have roasted flax seeds, you can grind them into powder and add it into your smoothie.
Step by Step Recipe With Photos
1) Peel the bananas and cut them into small pieces. Freeze them for 4-5 hours or overnight. In a blender, take the frozen banana pieces, yogurt, and honey. Blend them till you get a smooth thick liquid.
2) Add some flax seed powder and blend it once quickly so that the powder is mixed with the smoothie.
3) Pour the mixture into glasses and serve it fresh. Always serve the smoothies fresh or they lose their texture and colour if kept for a long time.
Kick Start you day with this power-packed, nutrient-rich, deliciously creamy Banana Smoothie. I find no reason to not make this ultimately healthy, super easy smoothie recipe.
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