This apple banana smoothie is so simple, easy, tasty, satisfying and full of vitamins. It tastes like an apple pie!
1bananapeeled, fresh or frozen
1apple (Gala)peeled, cored and chopped
½cupmilk of choiceI used almond milk
In a blender, combine all of the ingredients, cover, and blend until smooth (for 1-2 minutes). If you're using frozen banana, then you might not need to use any ice cubes.
If your smoothie is too thick, and you need to thin it out a little, just add a little bit more milk or a splash of water and blend again.
Serve in glasses and enjoy!
Depending on the type of apples that you use, the smoothie might taste a bit gritty. So try using Gala or other type of sweet apples. Granny Smith, Aroma and Red Delicious also work here.
Make sure to peel the apple if you are not using a high powered blender.
The banana is quite sweet so I don't usually add any additional sweeteners, but feel free to add a date or 1 teaspoon of honey or maple syrup.
For extra flavor, add pure vanilla extract.
Milk can be swapped with yogurt but it will change the thickness a bit.
You can also add yogurt or Greek yogurt for extra creaminess and richness.
If you use protein powders, then feel free to add that to the smoothie.
Add any seeds that you like for extra nutrient value. I love adding hemp seeds, chia and flaxseed.
If the smoothie is thick, you can add more liquid to thin it out or have it as a smoothie bowl. It will taste like apple sauce with a hint of banana.
If you end up making too much smoothie, you can store in the fridge to enjoy later but it is recommended that you consume this smoothie immediately to get the maximum of its nutrients. Also, it gets darker in color after a short period.