Bananas have always been known to be a healthy fruit. You can eat them raw, you can add them to your baked goods, or you can juice them. When juicing bananas or making them into a smoothie, you can use either fresh or frozen fruits. If you want to have milk-like texture in your smoothie, you can use fresh bananas. On the other hand, if you want to make it creamy, malt-like and refreshing, frozen bananas are the better options.

Here are five of the best-tasting recipes that include the banana fruit:

Straight Banana SmoothieStraight Banana Smoothie

To make this smoothie, have the following ingredients:

  • Two bananas, frozen
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • One tablespoon of vanilla
  • Half a cup of almond milk

When you have the ingredients, simply place them all in a blender and start the machine. You can use one pitted date instead of honey.

Heavenly Banana Blueberry SmoothieHeavenly Banana Blueberry Smoothie

Prepare the following ingredients:

  • One banana, frozen, but thawed for up to 15 minutes
  • 2/3 cup of blueberries, also frozen
  • Half a cup of vanilla soy milk
  • One and a half teaspoons of flax seed
  • One cup of yogurt, fat-free
  • One and a half teaspoons of honey

Follow the steps below to get the smoothie:

  1. Cut the banana into smaller pieces and place them into the blender.
  2. Add the other ingredients, except the blueberries.
  3. Blend at low speed and add the blueberries.
  4. Increase the speed until smooth.

This smoothie is not only refreshing, but also healthy as it comes with superfoods: bananas and blueberries.

Apple Banana SmoothieApple Banana Smoothie

Prepare the ingredients below:

  • One banana, frozen
  • Half a cup of orange juice
  • A quarter of milk
  • One apple, chopped, cored, and peeled

Steps for the smoothie:

  1. Simply combine the ingredients above. It is preferred that you use Gala apple for best results
  2. Blend until smooth.

Orange Banana DelightOrange Banana Delight

The ingredients are as follows:

  • One to one and a half bananas
  • One and a half cups of orange juice
  • One cup of strawberries, cut in half
  • One tablespoon of lime juice

Here are the directions on how to make this smoothie:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a blender.
  2. Process until desired texture is reached.
  3. You can refrigerate if you want.

Berries and BananasBerries and Bananas

Here’s an easy recipe for those who love berries with the following ingredients:

  • One cup of different berries, frozen
  • One ripe banana, frozen
  • Half a cup of vanilla yogurt, low-fat
  • A quarter cup of orange juice

Just like the other smoothies, all you need to do is combine all the ingredients and process until smooth. You can also add a teaspoon of honey to taste.

Bananas are great for everyone. So if you’re new to the smoothie craze, bananas are among the recommended base ingredients.