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Tropical Smoothie Peanut Butter Cup

Tropical Smoothie Peanut Butter Cup Recipe

Prep Time 5 mins
Blending time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverage, Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 449 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp ¬†smooth peanut butter
  • 1 banana, frozen
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup almond milk
  • 2 cups ice

Optional Add-ins

  • 1 tsp organic honey
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt

For a healthier alternative

  • 1/3 cup steel cut oats
  • 1 tsp flax seeds
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 1 scoop protein powder, the flavor of your choice
  • 2 tbsp dairy-free chocolate chips

Instructions
 

  • Gather all the ingredients and plug in your blender
  • Add peanut butter, cocoa powder, banana, milk, honey, and yogurt into the blender
  • Secure the lid and blend at medium speed
  • The concoction should be creamy and smooth
  • Switch off the blender and remove the lid
  • Scrape down the sides of the blender to remove any ingredients sticking to the edges
  • Taste the drink and adjust flavors accordingly
  • Reapply the lid and blend at medium speed again for 2 minutes
  • Once your choice of consistency is reached turn off the blender¬†
  • Add ice into a glass and pour the smoothie over it, add a straw and enjoy!

For the healthier version

  • Add the peanut butter, Greek yogurt, cocoa powder, oats, flax seeds, chia seeds, protein powder, and half of the ice cubes into the blender
  • Blend the mixture at medium speed until the smoothie becomes creamy
  • Turn off the blender once a creamy consistency is reached
  • Add the remaining ice cubes into a glass and pour the smoothie into the glass
  • Enjoy it chilled!

Tips for this recipe

  • You can substitute soy or oat milk instead of almond milk
  • Let the frozen banana sit outside the freezer for 20 minutes till it softens
  • For a vegan smoothie use dairy-free yogurt or an extra banana
  • Make organic peanut butter at home instead
  • Try home-made almond milk
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