October 1, 2023


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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

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Ripe bananas and natural peanut butter create a salty-sweet flavor combo in this protein-packed Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie. It’s perfect for breakfast or any time of the day.

Peanut butter banana oatmeal smoothie.

Aside from maybe chocolate, few foods taste better with freshly-roasted, salty peanut butter than a perfectly ripe banana. And aside from maybe pancakes, the best breakfast consists of smoothies. My Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie combines the best of both worlds and is morphed into a well-rounded breakfast thanks to yogurt, milk, and oats.


  • Banana: Naturally sweetens the smoothie and adds a creamy texture.
  • Milk: Use whatever milk you have on hand, any and all will work.
  • Greek yogurt: Greek yogurt is higher in protein than typical yogurt, and adds to the creamy texture of the smooothie.
  • Oats: I use old-fashioned oats, and they make the smoothie more filling while being a great source of fiber, calcium, and iron.
  • Peanut butter: A huge source of protein, while also being creamy, delicious, and nutty.
  • Cinnamon: Sweet and woody in flavor, cinnamon is a great way to get many antioxidants.

How to Make a Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Adding banana to smoothie

Start your Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie by adding your banana to your blender.

Adding milk to smoothie

Followed up by the milk.

Adding yogurt to smoothie

Next add your Greek yogurt.

Adding oatmeal to smoothie

Then add your old fashioned oats.

Adding peanut butter to smoothie

And your peanut butter.

Adding cinnamon to smoothie

Finish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Blending smoothie

Put the lid on your blender and blend until smooth, adding ice until you reach your desired consistency.

Holding a peanut butter banana oatmeal smoothie.

Pour evenly into 4 cups, and serve and enjoy your Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie!

Easy Substitutions

  • Make it dairy free. Use almond or oat milk and swap the yogurt out for a dairy free substitute.
  • Up the protein. Add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to really pack in the protein punch on this smoothie.
  • Don’t like banana? You can use applesauce or increase the yogurt if you don’t like bananas.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is it okay to put raw oats in a smoothie?

Yes! You don’t have to cook oats to add them to a smoothie.

What are the best oats to use in smoothies?

While you can get away with using whatever you have, it’s best to use old fashioned oats.

Are smoothies good for weight loss?

Yes! Especially smoothies with high protein, as they are usually low in calories but the protein keeps you feeling fuller longer.

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Liz drinking a peanut butter banana oatmeal smoothie.

What is your favorite no-cook breakfast recipe?? I’d love to hear from you in the comments below!

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Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Ripe bananas and natural peanut butter create an addictive, salty-sweet flavor combo in this protein-packed Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie.

PREP: 5 mins

TOTAL: 5 mins

Pin Recipe

Servings: 4

  • Place all ingredients in a high speed blender and puree until smooth.

For a thicker smoothie, add more ice.

Serving: 1glassCalories: 293kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 13gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 46mgPotassium: 548mgFiber: 5gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 163IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 147mgIron: 2mg

Want more delicious smoothie recipes? Check out my Pinterest board!


Liz DellaCroce

Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families.


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