Deliciously sweet breakfast smoothie recipes made without bananas – is it possible? It sure is! Today, I’ll be sharing tips on making a sweet tasty smoothie without bananas or any added processed sugar.
Over the last decade, I’ve become quite the smoothie connoisseur. Basically, I’ve enjoyed a smoothie just about every day at that time.
I get a lot of questions about smoothies from many of you. A popular one is: How do I add protein without protein powder? You can see all of my tips in this post!
Also, another common question is how do I make a smoothie without banana? What, no bananas? I love bananas. However, I’ve learned there are MANY people out in the world that either don’t like bananas or are allergic to them. Or, they simply want to leave them out of a smoothie because they’re trying to cut back on the sugar.
Why Many Choose To Use Bananas In Smoothie
First, let’s talk about what role a banana plays in a smoothie.
Adds a smooth creamy texture. Most fruits are high in water so they create more of a slushy texture when blended. Not to say that’s a bad thing but if you’re looking for thicky creamy smoothie, bananas are a great choice.
Adds sweetness. The more ripe a banana is the more natural sweetness this brings to a smoothie. This makes a smoothie more palatable especially if you’re adding ingredients like kale, spinach, or other greens that tend to add some bitterness.
Cheap and easy to find. Let’s be honest, it’s a lot cheaper to add a banana…