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No Banana Smoothie [Vegan + High Protein]

pink smoothie in glass

It’s not easy to find a smoothie recipe that doesn’t include bananas. I mean, in my mind, all good smoothies start with a banana! But when a reader told me she has a banana allergy and would love more smoothie options, it was time to think outside the box. So here’s my no banana smoothie for you all. It’s sweet, it’s nutty, it’s got 6g of protein per serving. This smoothie recipe makes around four cups, so enough for two people, or for seconds. šŸ™‚

pink smoothie in two glasses with pecans scattered around the glass

What’s in my No Banana Smoothie?

I’m using a combo of fresh and frozen fruit this time, but if you prefer all frozen for convenience, that’s completely fine too. When subbing frozen for fresh, you may want to adjust the liquids slightly to get everything moving.

Included in this easy smoothie recipe is:

  • frozen blueberries
  • frozen strawberries
  • fresh pineapple
  • freshly squeezed lime juice
  • pecans
  • hemp hearts (optional, but gives this smoothie a protein boost)
  • plant milk (I like soy, cashew, or almond but whatever you have is great!)

To make the smoothie, just dump all your ingredients into your blender and process on high until smooth. Depending on the power of your motor, and your ratio of fresh to frozen fruit, you may need to add a little more milk to get things moving, but start with the amount listed below. Enjoy!

pink smoothie in clear glass

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No Banana Smoothie pin

pink smoothie in glass

No Banana Smoothie

Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: Not Specified
Keyword: gluten free, oil free, refined sugar free, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings (makes approx 4 cups)
Here's a tasty berry and protein packed no banana smoothie recipe for you. It's delicious, can be easily adjusted to your tastes, and is 100% wholesome.
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup unsweetened cashew milk or plant milk of choice
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/2 freshly squeezed lime
  • 1 tbsp hemp hearts optional, but adds extra protein

Instructions

  • Add all the ingredients to your blender and process on high until smooth. Enjoy!

Notes

You may sub fresh or frozen fruits for convenience, but you may want to add a little more milk when using all frozen to get things moving in your blender.
Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 308mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 127IU | Vitamin C: 94mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg
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*Nutritional information is an estimate, calculated using online tools.

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