Healthy P & J Smoothie Recipe

August 19, 2020

We’re big smoothie fans here at Nurcha! Especially when a healthy blend of good taste like a naughty milkshake.

As the weather heats up our drinks cool down and this insanely delicious Blueberry, Banana and Peanut Butter Smoothie is going to become your new favourite breakfast, snack or dessert go-to!

Healthy P & J Smoothie Recipe at Nurcha

This double-thick milkshake style smoothie contains just 5-ingredients, is ready in 10 minutes and is perfect as a breakfast power shake!

Is it just us or does peanut butter make an amazing addition to almost everything?

If you think of anything that peanut butter doesn’t go good in, let us know. We’re stumped!

Alright, now into the good stuff!

What’s in this bad boy?

This smoothie offers the perfect balance of antioxidants and sweetness from the blueberries, potassium, manganese, carbohydrates and creaminess from the banana and healthy fats from the peanut butter, keeping you fuller for longer!

Did You Know?

According to a few studies, a bowl of blueberries can help in boosting immunity and can reduce the risk of diabetes, obesity and heart diseases. Moreover, consuming a small portion of berries daily can help in strengthening the metabolism and prevent any kind of metabolic syndrome and deficiency.

 

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They’re full important nutrients! They are known to reduce swelling, protect against developing Type 2 diabetes, aid in weight loss, strengthen the nervous system and help with production of white blood cells, all due to the high level of vitamin B6 that bananas contain. 

 

A good quality peanut butter, like the ones we stock at Nurcha,  can be a healthful option when people enjoy it as part of a balanced diet. It is rich in several nutrients, including protein and magnesium, which may help protect the heart and manage blood sugar and body weight.

Recipe

*Makes two serves*

  • 1 cup (165g) Fresh Blueberries
  • 3 Frozen Bananas 300g
  • 2 Dates (pitted)
  • 1/2 cup (120ml) soy, almond or other non-dairy milk. Click here to shop milk online!
  • 4 Tbsp (64g) Peanut Butter. Click here to shop peanut butter.

OPTIONAL (but definitely recommended)

Add protein a scoop of your favourite protein, greens powder and medicinal mushrooms to get in all of that extra goodness!

Vital - all in one - Greens

For greens, we love using Vital Greens All-in-one!

The formula is an easily absorbed, carefully balanced powder blend of essential nutrients that have been extracted from natural dense vegetables and fruits plus the addition of probiotics, herbs, vitamins and minerals.

Botanika Blends Plant Protein

And for our protein, we recommend adding a delicious Vanilla Plant-based Protein Powder! Botanika Vanilla Cake Batter Plant Protein has been a saving grace!

Finally, a Plant-Based, Vegan-friendly protein that actually tastes amazing! It’s all-natural with nothing nasty. Functional, nutritious, Australian made and delicious!

Botanika Blends – Plant Protein – Vanilla Cake Batter

 

We love adding Mason’s Mushrooms to our smoothies!

Mason’s Mushrooms offer a super-blend of nourishing medicinal mushrooms hand-picked to support immunity, gut health, hormonal function and the nervous system. Revered in ancient herbal traditions, these potent adaptogenic herbs boost vitality and encourage longevity.

Method:

1 – Add the soy milk (or other non-dairy milk), frozen banana, blueberries, dates and peanut butter to the blender jug + other super power powders if you wish!

2 – Blend until completely smooth.

3 – Pour out into two glasses, top with some fresh blueberries, coconut and serve.

4 – Snap a photo and share it with us on your socials & tag us! (We love seeing your recipe recreations).

Healthy P & J Smoothie Recipe at Nurcha

Healthy P & J Smoothie Recipe at Nurcha

Shop Local

When it comes to stocking up on your favourite fruit and veg for your smoothies, we encourage you to shop local! Head to your local farmer’s markets, bring your reusable bags and make a day of it!

Find the closest farmers market on the Sunshine Coast to you.

If you’re looking for ways to reduce your plastic and consumption, click here to read our top tips! 

We hope you enjoyed this recipe! Please let us know if you recreate it, don’t forget to snap a photo and share it with us!

Love the Nurcha Team!

xx