Dive into this delightful blog post that features a Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie, a recipe that’s bound to captivate not just kids, but also the kid-at-heart. This treat is a definite crowd-pleaser, winning over even the fussiest eaters.
We emphasize the use of natural, sugar-free peanut butter, letting the inherent sweetness of bananas perfectly balance the flavors. Discover how this simple yet delicious smoothie can add a fun, nutritious twist to your usual menu.
Peanut butter is high in protein, making this smoothie great for breakfast, snack,s or a pre-workout drink. This healthy smoothie takes only 5 minutes to prepare.
Ingredients For Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie
Almond Milk: A delightful dairy-free alternative, almond milk lends a creamy texture to the smoothie while keeping it light and healthy. It’s packed with essential nutrients and is a wonderful choice for those following a vegan or lactose-free diet.
Strawberries: These vibrant berries bring a burst of freshness and natural sweetness to the smoothie. Packed with antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber, strawberries add a nutritional punch while creating that classic ‘jelly’ flavor we all adore.
Banana: The unsung hero of many a smoothie, bananas offer a natural sweetness and a creamy, thick texture. Additionally, they are a great source of essential nutrients like potassium, vitamin B6, and fiber, making your smoothie not just tastier, but also healthier.
Peanut Butter: This ingredient introduces a rich, creamy element to the smoothie, elevating it to a whole new level of deliciousness. With its high protein content, natural peanut butter (preferably without added sugar) adds a nutritious and satisfying dimension that keeps you feeling full for longer.
How To Make A Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie
Choose Your Ingredients: You’ll need the following for your smoothie: Almond Milk, Strawberries, Banana, and Peanut Butter.
Prepare Your Fruit: Start by washing your strawberries thoroughly, and then remove the stems. As for the banana, peel it and cut it into chunks. This will make it easier to blend.
Blend it All Together: Now, put your almond milk, strawberries, banana chunks, and a spoonful of peanut butter into your blender. Blend the ingredients until they reach a smooth, creamy consistency.
Taste and Adjust: Give your smoothie a taste. If it’s not sweet enough for you, consider adding a bit more banana or a drizzle of maple syrup. If it’s too thick, add a little more almond milk.
Serve and Enjoy: Pour your delicious Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie into a glass and enjoy! This smoothie is best enjoyed immediately, but you can also refrigerate it for up to a day.
That’s it! You’ve made a nutritious and delicious Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie that is sure to please any palate.
Can You Put Jam In A Smoothie?
Yes, you can substitute strawberry or grape jam in your smoothie, just make sure to adjust the number of bananas added.
I Don’t Like Bananas, What Else Can I Use To Sweeten My Peanut Butter And Jelly Smoothie?
You can use dates, stevia, maple syrup, coconut sugar or any sweetener of choice.
Other Delicious Smoothie Recipes To Try:
- Day 1 Green Smoothie Detox
- Day 2 Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
- Day 3 Apple Pie Smoothie
- Day 4 Peach Mango Smoothie
- Day 5 Pina Colada Smoothie
- Day 6 Blueberry Banana Smoothie
- Energy: 188 kcal / 786 kJ
- Fat: 10 g
- Protein: 5 g
- Carbs: 23 g
- Preparation: 5 min
- Ready in: 5 min
- For: 2 Servings
- Place all the ingredients in a high-speed blender.
- Process until smooth and creamy. Pour into a glass and enjoy!