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14 Brilliant Banana Smoothie Recipes

  • Kitchen Konfidence

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Seed and Nut

    It's loaded with super seeds! Think of this smoothie as your morning power buddy—with long-term benefits. Flaxseeds were shown to lower cholesterol in a Nutrition & Metabolism study, and pumpkin seeds were shown to lower high blood pressure in a Journal of Medicinal Food study.

    Get the recipe: Kitchen Konfidence

  • Gimme Some Oven

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Pineapple Orange

    Pineapples and oranges are loaded with vitamin C—and give this smoothie its tropical flavor.

    Get the recipe: Gimme Some Oven

  • Jessica in the Kitchen

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Tropical Green

    Not a spinach fan? Sneak it into your diet with this pineapple-orange-banana smoothie. The sweet, citrusy flavors will mask the greens. Plus, it's only 255 calories.

    Get the recipe: Jessica in the Kitchen

  • Chef Savvy

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Pumpkin

    Yes, you can do more with pumpkin than make pie. But don't just save this one for the fall. It's too good not to make year-round.

    Get the recipe: Chef Savvy

  • Hurry the Food Up

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Spicy Kiwi

    With enough flavor to wake you up (thanks to ginger and kiwi) and enough oats to keep you satisfied, this smoothie is a morning must—although we won't rule it out as a cure for afternoon hunger pangs.

    Get the recipe: Hurry the Food Up

  • Smile Sandwich

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Berry Kale Protein

    Protein, kale, berries, and chia seeds make this the ultimate superfood smoothie.

    Get the recipe: Smile Sandwich

  • Amuse Your Bouche

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Coconut Pineapple

    Coconut lovers, this one's for you: Just four ingredients means it's too easy not to make (and too delicious not to keep sipping).

    Get the recipe: Amuse Your Bouche

  • Blogging Over Thyme

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Avocado Pineapple

    Avocados aren't just for guac, and they add a smooth texture (with tons of healthy fats) to any smoothie. This one has pineapple and coconut milk to make you feel (and look) beach ready.

    Get the recipe: Blogging Over Thyme

  • Chocolate Moosey

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Mango Yogurt

    This smoothie packs a powerful protein punch without the grittiness of powder, thanks to Greek yogurt. The tasty mangoes? They're your guilt-free reward for extra gym time.

    Get the recipe: Chocolate Moosey

  • Lemons and Basil

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Turmeric Ginger

    Turmeric may protect your brain and reduce inflammation, according to a Stem Cell Research & Therapy study and Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine study, respectively. And we're sure your own personal case study will find it brightens mornings, too.

    Get the recipe: Lemons and Basil

  • The Comfort of Cooking

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Watermelon Strawberry

    This watermelon-strawberry smoothie is as tasty as it is pretty. We won't tell anyone if you drink it poolside with a splash of rum.

    Get the recipe: The Comfort of Cooking

  • Incredible Smoothies

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Papaya Blueberry

    Long hair, don't care, right? Papaya is loaded with vitamin E, which can promote scalp and hair growth. We'll cheer to that.

    Get the recipe: Incredible Smoothies

  • Just One Cookbook

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Chocolate

    Cravings running wild? Get your fix with this chocolaty smoothie—it tastes so good, you can hardly believe you're not cheating.

    Get the recipe: Just One Cookbook

  • Dessert Now Dinner Later

    Banana Smoothie Recipes: Pomegranate

    Pomegranates do more than make your tastebuds happy: They may also reduce your risk of lung cancer, according to research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We suggest swapping the milk for pomegranate juice in this smoothie.

    Get the recipe: Dessert Now Dinner Later