Strawberry and banana is a great combination everyone loves in this protein strawberry banana smoothie recipe! Additional nutritional value gets added in this healthy fruit smoothie recipe by the addition of vanilla protein powder! This healthy smoothie recipe makes a 12 oz ninja bullet cup that serves one person.
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I fill my smoothies to the brim with fruit, can add less fruit or more milk if wanting it more liquid-y
Perfect blender for personal sized smoothies:
I bought a ninja bullet off of Mercari, and it was one of the best decisions I have ever made! The smoothie cup is the perfect size for a smoothie. It blends extremely fast as well, and it is not super loud unless adding ice. This recipe makes a 12 oz ninja bullet smoothie.
How full to fill blender cup for strawberry banana smoothie:
I fill my cup to the brim with fruit before blending because I have a single serving cup. This gives me a very dense smoothie. Sometimes I even add more fruit after the first blend to make it more dense. You can use less fruit or more milk if you want it more liquid-y.
If your blender is bigger, try using the measuring units on the side to judge how much fruit and liquid you are putting in.
Easy fruit smoothie variations:
- omit protein powder and chia seeds-This easy strawberry banana smoothie can be made without the protein powder and chia seeds if you so wish!
- going dairy free-You can make this strawberry banana protein smoothie with almond milk if you want it to be dairy free!
- The fruit options are endless when it comes to smoothies! If you have a fruit laying around your house that you need to use up, definitely try it in a smoothie! I am never afraid of trying new smoothie options. Smoothies are easy to add new fruits to.
- omit fruits you do not like-if you do not like bananas, you can take it out of this recipe, and add more blueberries or strawberries instead.
- adding spinach-this is an unpopular opinion, but I like to add spinach to my smoothies if I am trying to use up my spinach. Honestly, you can barely taste it. Great option if you are trying to get more greens in.
- top off with whipped cream-If you want whipped cream to top your homemade smoothie off with, but still want it to be healthy, click here for a healthy whipped cream recipe.
How to store homemade protein smoothies:
I tend to eat my smoothies right away! If I find that I cannot finish the whole smoothie in one sitting, I place the cup in the fridge until I am hungry enough to drink the rest. Typically, I do not freeze smoothies as they tend to not taste as fresh while coming out of the freezer. If you wanted to freeze your smoothie, you definitely can though!
Protein Strawberry Banana Smoothie
- 1 banana
- 6 whole strawberries I don't cut mine
- ½ scoop vanilla protein powder
- 1 cup milk or almond milk
- 1 tablespoon chia seeds
- Place banana in smoothie cup. Add strawberries until cup is almost full. Scoop in protein powder. Fill cup half full with milk. Spoon chia seeds in. Blend until desired thickness. Serve your protein strawberry banana smoothie with chia seeds or whipped cream on top!
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