Vanilla Peanut Butter Smoothie: Protein Packed!

The Beauty of Smoothies

Peanut Butter lovers…where are you at? I am OBSESSED with this vanilla peanut butter smoothie. It seriously tastes like a PB cookie. I love it for breakfast, post-workout, or split between me and my son for a snack. Smoothies emerge as a delightful solution for busy families aiming to infuse their day with nutrition without sacrificing time or taste. For adults, especially those on the go, a protein-packed smoothie serves as a convenient breakfast or post-workout refuel, delivering essential nutrients in a portable and palatable format. For children, who can sometimes be finicky eaters, smoothies present an ingenious way to sneak in vital nutrients vital for their growth and development. Furthermore, the beauty of smoothies lies in their versatility; they can be customized to accommodate various dietary preferences and requirements, from dairy-free options to allergy-friendly recipes.

The Benefits of Protein

The ratio of powdered peanut butter and peanut butter in this smoothie can be adjusted based on your preference. If you are making it for kids, you might want to skip the protein powder. Though, clean simple eats has a fabulous one formulated just for young ones.

Let’s talk about protein for a second. Getting enough protein is SO IMPORTANT for weight management.

  • It helps you feel satisfied so you are less apt to overeat.
  • Protein is key for maintaining lean muscle mass as you lose body fat.
  • It helps regulate blood sugar levels

While I do support getting most of your protein from natural foods, a scoop of protein powder in a smoothie like this can help you boost your intake. Additionally, protein smoothies like this are wonderful for people who are apt to skip meals due to being overly busy or don’t like eating a heavy breakfast.

Trust me, you’ll want to save this recipe for later! And if you love this vanilla peanut butter smoothie, check out this delicious smoothie bowl for a fun twist.


·  1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

·  1 scoop vanilla protein powder (optional)

·  1 sm frozen banana

·  2 Tbs. old-fashioned rolled oats

·  2 Tbs. powdered peanut butter

·  1 Tbs. peanut butter

·  About 6 ice cubes

Blend and enjoy!