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Banana Smoothie (with Dates)

This banana smoothie hits the next level of flavor with the addition of dates. It's smooth, creamy, and cold - the perfect recipe to make for an easy breakfast drink or afternoon snack.
Course Drink
Cuisine American
Keyword dairy free banana shake, gluten free banana shake recipe, paleo shake recipe, walnut date shake recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/2 cup ice
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 2-4 dates depending on desired sweetness
  • 2 tablespoons flax seed meal

Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth and creamy. Enjoy!

Notes

You can use any type of milk for this smoothie. Oat milk or coconut milk also work great!
To change the consistency of your smoothie, add more ice to thicken it and blend again. Or, to thin it, stir or blend in more almond milk until your desired thickness is reached.

Nutrition

Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 165mg | Potassium: 378mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 182mg | Iron: 1mg