June 24, 2010

peanut butter banana smoothies revisited

I posted about my famous (at least in our household) peanut butter/banana oat smoothies back in January (yeah, I know, winter is the PERFECT time for smoothies). Well, I revisited them again this week for a Collective Bias project involving Hershey's Syrup, and with this hot and heavy weather we're having, it was certainly a welcome treat at the breakfast table today. And so easy to whip up too.
Here's what you need:
2 ripe bananas (frozen ripe ones are even better)
1/2 cup plain yogurt
2 tbsp peanut butter
1/2 cup oats

2 tbsp honey
1 cup milk (more if you want it thinner)

ice cubes
3 tbsp Hershey's Syrup (or more to taste)

Instructions: Break up the banana, add everything to the blender and whirl it around on high until smooth.
Drizzle with more chocolate syrup and enjoy.
They'd be great at a 4th of July picnic, or really any place you need some cooling off.
Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of a Hershey's Syrup promotion with Collective Bias. I received a $25 PayPal deposit to thank me for participating and to pay for any ingredients I may have needed for the recipe.


  1. I am not a peanut butter banana person, but my husband sure is! I will be remembering this one!

  2. These sound delicious...and so much healthier that milkshakes!!!

    I'll definitely be trying this recipe!

  3. We make these, minus the oats. I am definitely going to through some in next time, especially with the growth spurt Aiyana is going through. She is hungry every 5 minutes!

  4. My husband throws up any time he is even NEAR a banana. I wonder if I could be sneaky and let him try this though...

  5. Yum! I think my kids would totally dig these! Thanks for sharing!

  6. I can honestly say I've never heard of using peanut butter in smoothies-Maybe I'm just behind on the smoothie eight ball. LOL

    I can see why they are famous though! They look absolutely amazing :D

  7. Why don't you just come cook for me! :)

    This looks yum!

  8. YUM! These sound heavenly! Thanks for the recipe!

  9. Love how the swirl adds that extra special touch!

  10. We made these this afternoon. Thanks, Miss Kathleen!


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