This family friendly peanut butter smoothie tastes like a creamy chocolate treat, but doesn’t have any chocolate added. Chock full of brain boosting nutrients, your whole family will love the flavor.
Our Secret to Thick and Creamy Smoothies
My kids love smoothies that are so thick and creamy that they think they are made with ice cream.
My secret to getting that consistency – frozen bananas. They blend up and add such great creamy texture you don’t need much extra ice or yogurt to get it nice and thick.
Adding Dates to Smoothies
Date Smoothies are all the rage these days. They are naturally sweet, so they offer a sweetness to smoothies without having to add excess added sugars. They also are rich in flavor and can often give a recipe a chocolate taste.
Since sugar isn’t added to dates (it occurs naturally), they aren’t considered an “added sugar”. Which is great considering we should all be limiting the amount of added sugars in diets to prevent chronic disease and inflammation. Plus, in addition to sweetness, dates offer vitamins and minerals…making them a better choice than table sugar (which doesn’t offer any nutrients).
Dates are also nutrient rich and have an impressive amount of antioxidants. They include key vitamins and minerals like B vitamins, vitamin K, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and manganese.
You know we love talking about Dietary Fiber and dates are a good source. Just two dates contain 3 grams of fiber!
Brain Boosting Peanut Butter Smoothie
This smoothie also features our favorite, brain boosting ingredient…Memore.
- real ingredients
- no b.s. health claims
- focused on ingredients to increase brain health
Just two scoops of their original blend adds 6 grams of dietary fiber and 10 grams of plant based protein.
Not to mention the fact that their ingredients include brain boosting foods like –
- sweet potato
You can find out more here – Memore Website
Plus you can get a sweet discount if you use the code “the_domestic_dietitian” at checkout.
(Please note this is an affiliate link, which means if you use the above code when purchasing product we may receive a small commission).
Thick and Creamy Date & Peanut Butter Smoothie Recipe
This recipe boasts the following –
- 402 calories
- 13.5 grams protein
- 10 grams of dietary fiber
We taste tested this smoothie on our kids, the neighbors and friends and everyone loved it! You can add more or less ice, depending on how thick you like it.
Thick and Creamy Date & Peanut Butter Smoothie
This Date & Peanut Butter Smoothie is so thick and creamy and tastes like a chocolate treat but is filled with brain boosting ingredients.
(or nut butter of your choice)
medjool dates, pitted
(if you like it extra sweet, you can add 3 dates)
memore (original blend)
- ice, as needed for consistency
Add all ingredients to your blender and puree until smooth
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Last modified: August 2, 2022
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