Banana Smoothie Recipe

Kids love the banana smoothie recipe. It is easy to prepare and is perfect for any time of the day.

In its basic recipe, the banana drink is a great menu addition to jump-start a kids' day with a healthy breakfast or become a snack for in-between as well as a delicious dessert alongside the main meal of the day.

Adding some oats or seeds give the fruit more slow-burning sustenance to stay alert and full of energy for longer. To add variation, choose one of the spices like cinnamon, nutmeg or vanilla essence.

Not sweet enough?

Think about adding one or more pitted dates.

It is in the cooks' hands how much liquid to add, which ultimately makes the drink more or less fluid.

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Banana Smoothie Recipes For Kids

By , Jun 13, 2020

glass of banana smoothie with banana

The banana smoothie recipe for kids makes one serving and is easy to increase by adding additional fruit and almond milk.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 glass
Category: Dessert/Snack
Cuisine: New Zealand
Suitable for: Vegetarian Diet
Utensils: Blender


  • 2 small, ripe bananas
  • 1 cup almond milk or a liquid of your choice

Avoid oxidation

  • 1 tsp lemon or lime or orange juice


Sometimes the fruit has not reached its full ripeness and requires additional sweetener. Then consider adding a pitted date.

When feeling adventurous, consider adding a special something to the simple banana smoothie recipe for kids. Variations that found positive feedback are either adding a pinch of ground nutmeg or a pinch of ground cinnamon. Adding vanilla essence works well alone or with one of the above spices.


  • 1 pitted date

Spice it up:

  • 1 pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence

Step by step instructions

  1. Fill the blender jar with two peeled, ripe bananas.
  2. Add one cup of almond milk or the liquid of your preference.
  3. Close the lid of the blender jar and blend for thirty seconds or until smooth
  4. Add additional ingredients before blending.

The banana smoothie is best prepared just before serving it. Because after opening and blending the fruit tends to oxidize. Adding citrus juice prevents the reaction. Use the citrus fruit in moderation that its sour taste does not overpower.

Enjoy this delicious treat. It is rich and just melts on the tongue.

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