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Easy Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe (no yogurt)

This easy peanut butter banana smoothie recipe (no yogurt) is a great on the go breakfast or mid-day snack. Frozen banana’s, oat milk, peanut butter, oats, and vanilla extract make up this quick smoothie. You don’t need yogurt to make a smoothie thick – peanut butter and froze banana chunks provide a thick, custard-like texture and using oat milk adds even more richness.

Highlights of the yogurt free smoothie:

  • Naturally sweet from the bananas and peanut butter
  • Extra rich and creamy texture
  • Numerous health benefits from whole ingredients
  • Full of healthy fats
  • Great choice for breakfast smoothie
  • No added sugar
  • Great way to easily incorporate extra nutrients
  • Simple fresh ingredients
  • No yogurt needed

Smoothie add-ins:

  • Mix in chopped kale or spinach for extra nutrients or other leafy greens for a green smoothie
  • Chia seeds or chopped peanuts
  • Nutella
  • Cocoa powder
  • Hemp seeds
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh fruit
  • Cinnamon
  • Maple syrup for a sweeter smoothie
  • Protein powder is a great addition for a more filling smoothie

Tools used for this delicious smoothie recipe:

  • Rubber Spatula – perfect for easily scooping out the blended smoothie
  • Blender – This is the best affordable high-speed blender, perfect for blending this drink

Simple steps for this perfect smoothie:

  • Add banana, oats oat milk, vanilla, and peanut butter to a blender
  • Blend until smooth
  • Serve immediately

For a creamy texture freeze milk in an ice cube tray, use frozen bananas, and blend just until smooth. All ingredients can be added to the blender at the same time, start with less milk and add more as needed for the best texture. If desired add in fresh strawberries for a strawberry banana smoothie recipe.

What can I substitute for yogurt in a banana smoothie?

A thick milk like oat milk or whole milk can be substituted for a rich, creamy texture. Cottage cheese could also be added and blended for a thick smoothie.

How do you thicken a banana smoothie?

Using frozen bananas and quick oats help thicken a smooth. Peanut butter is naturally thick so that can help as well.

Can I make this smoothie ahead of time?

This smoothie is best enjoyed immediately, to make ahead of time freeze banana chunks so they are ready. Or if needed, blend smoothie as recipes states, pour into an ice cube tray and freeze, then re-blend with milk when desired.

Grocery List & Substitutions:

  • Oat milk, whole milk, or any other dairy-free milk like almond milk, coconut milk or soy milk will work as well
  • Ripe banana, chopped and frozen
  • Creamy peanut butter, or use crunchy or almond butter or cashew butter
  • Vanilla extract
  • Quick oats

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This smoothie is a great way to use up ripe bananas or add in some extra nutrients!

Pro tips for this delicious banana smoothie:

  • Use frozen bananas to make your smoothie extra cold
  • Blend in a handful of ice cubes to chill smoothie if needed
  • Start with less milk and add more as desired for the perfect consistency
  • Enjoy immediately


  • In a blender combine frozen bananas, oat milk, oats, vanilla extract, and peanut butter. Blend until smooth, 45-60 seconds. Serve immediately.

*Any leftover smoothie could be store in freezer-safe containers and stored until needed for another smoothie. Once ready to use – pop out smoothie cubes and blend again.

glasses of banana smoothie with oats

Easy Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie Recipe (no yogurt)

5 from 1 vote
Course: Beverages, Breakfast
Keyword: Banana Smoothie, Smoothie
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 287kcal
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  • Blender


  • 2 large Bananas, frozen
  • 1 cup Oat milk, or other non-dairy milk
  • 1/2 cut Quick oats
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tbsp Creamy or crunchy peanut butter


  • In a blender combine frozen bananas, oat milk, oats, vanilla extract, and peanut butter. Blend until smooth, 45-60 seconds. Serve immediately.


Serving: 1 servingCalories: 287 kcalCarbohydrates: 47 gProtein: 7 gFat: 10 gSaturated Fat: 2 gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2 gMonounsaturated Fat: 4 gSodium: 127 mgPotassium: 640 mgFiber: 5 gSugar: 28 gVitamin A: 333 IUVitamin C: 12 mgCalcium: 187 mgIron: 2 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

glass of banana smoothie

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