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.
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
Fill the blender jar with two peeled, ripe bananas.
Add one cup of almond milk or the liquid of your preference.
Close the lid of the blender jar and blend for thirty seconds or until smooth
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