Bananas for Coffee Smoothie

Bananas for Coffee Smoothie

A yummy smoothie to start the day, high in potassium and calcium.


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Serves: 2 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 6 mins

Yield: 2 x approx. 1-cup servings

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Ingredients Convert to Metric

  • 1 large ripe banana, fresh or frozen *
  • 1 cup 1% reduced-fat milk
  • 2 packages artificial sweetener, such as Splenda **
  • 1 tsp coffee crystals
  • 1 tsp cinnamon (optional), divided


In a blender, combine banana, milk, sweetener, coffee crystals, and most of the cinnamon (reserving a pinch for the top of the smoothies).

Blend until smooth. Pour into serving glasses and sprinkle with remaining cinnamon.


** Can substitute 1 teaspoon regular sugar or honey for artificial sweetener.

Add nonfat plain yogurt to increase the protein.

Ingredient substitutions are not included in the nutritional analysis.


* If a thicker smoothie is desired, freeze the banana the day before.

Thanks to Tamara, CalorieKing member