I’m not lying in the slightest when I say we have one of these every single night. It’s almost silly how much we’re obsessed with these smoothies.
But, I will say, it’s done wonders keeping me on track with my weight. It’s the perfect healthy craving catcher when I need something sweet!
Oh, and I know I put a straw in these photos, but that’s just because they photograph so well. We always eat these smoothies with a spoon because it’s so nice and thick, like semi-melted ice cream!
Chocolate chips on top (or M&M’s if you’re feeling really adventurous) are a necessity. Seriously, the perfect little treat!
So, there ya go. Now you know my secret to not being 100 pounds overweight. 🙂 Otherwise, I’d be in the ice cream every night.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie
- 6 ounces milk (skim or almond is what we like)
- 8-13 three quarter-inch frozen banana slices (about 1 frozen medium/large banana) ***
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 1/2 cup quick cooking oats
- In a blender, such as the Blendtec, blend all the ingredients together until smooth.
- Enjoy plain or with some chocolate chips!
- When I make them, I pour the milk into the Blendtec and put the frozen banana slices in, making sure they are iceburging out of the milk (You know, there are enough banana slices in the milk with some sticking out of the milk) to make the perfect smoothie.
Servings: 1 large or 2 small smoothies
I would happily have one of these every night! I love all things PB and banana!
This has my name written all over it!
I could eat one of these every day if not twice a day!! YUM!!
I LOVE peanut butter banana smoothies! I’ve never tried one with oatmeal before though…I’ll have to sometime soon!
I could drink this one right now. A great breakfast smoothie!!
There is not much better than peanut butter + banana. In a smoothie is even better!
I would love have one of these every night! I love bananas and peanut butter!
Clearly I need a blender! I could use a smoothie like this to curb my sweet tooth from time to time.
This looks like the perfect skinny indulgence! I really want to make this!! 😀
Do you cook the oatmeal first?
Nope…just pop it in the blender straight from the can! 🙂
Oooooh I so need this to ward off those crazy nightly ice cream cravings! YUM.
I have smoothies every day, too. But peanut butter banana… aww, man. That’s like the best smoothie ever and I can’t have it because of the stupid bananas.
I made a peanut butter banana chocolate smoothie the other day. I was feeling rebellious. Then I got sick. But it was SO good!
Erin, I hear you. I can’t tolerate bananas either. I have been able to substitute frozen mango chunks in similar recipes for good results. Maybe you could try that? Would be more of a PBJ kind of taste!
Great idea, Lisa!
Great afternoon snack for the kids! Thanks!
These look healthy and very yummy! I saw them on pinterest and had to check them out myself! 🙂
I love having smoothies for dessert, and this one looks awesome!! Love the banana and pb combo – need to try this asap 🙂 Oh, and your photos? Seriously gorgeous!
i need to get on this smoothie diet asap! Sounds delicious Caroline. I love peanut butter and banana combo
This looks like the perfect combination of flavors for a smoothie! Yum!!
ooooo…this sounds sooo good…i was just thinking of getting back into my smoothie zone of having one for breakfast…so now maybe i will have two..this one for desert 🙂
Tomorrow . . . this is happening in my kitchen! Thank you sweet Caroline! xoxo
Delicious! I make a version of this for my after workout treat!
I always put oatmeal in my smoothies now – it thickens them up so nicely and adds a great texture, not too mention makes ’em more filling + adds some healthiness points. These look fantastic! And much better for you than a nightly bowl of ice cream, that’s for sure! =)
I’ve never thought to add oats to my smoothies! I cannot wait to try this recipe!
What an amazing sounding smoothie! I’m totally making this tomorrow morning. Chocolate chips at 7 am is totally cool right?
This looks like the perfect sweet treat! I am definitely trying this soon!
Just tried this yesterday and it was amazing! Definitely going to be a regular on my menu. 😉
Coconut almond milk is a yummy tweak to this recipe.
Oh my goodness! These smoothies look so smooth and creamy; I can totally see why you’d drink one every-single-night!
Oatmeal smoothies have been my go to breakfast lately, but I never thought to have them for dessert! Thanks for sharing!
Made this exactly as it’s written (well, minus the choc chips) and it was AMAZING! LOVE LOVE LOVE!!
I forgot to mention I also added about a teaspoon of Chia Seeds. With the seeds I calculated the drink to be about 425 calories.
Thank you for the wonderful feedback! 😀 It’s our favorite! To make it less caloric, you can always decrease the amount of both peanut butter and oats. They’re both better calories than if you were to eat 400 calories of ice cream! At least this is protein, vitamins and good-for-you stuff…minus the chocolate chips. 😉
This is fantabulous! I made it this morning for the first time, and I used dark chocolate peanut butter so I wouldn’t need the M&Ms to satiate my chocolate need. 🙂 It’s a good option for me right now, too, because my gums are swelled from getting eight teeth crowned, and this soothes them without my having to chew anything. Major bonus there. 🙂
Saw this on Pinterest and just tried it out — YUM!! I love that I have all these ingredients on hand.
The one problem: I got so excited to drink my smoothie that actually forgot to put the chocolate chips in (it was delicious without). Looks like I will just have to make another one soon! 😉
Thank-you for the recipe!
Oh, yay! I’m so glad you enjoyed it Beth! It’s such a great smoothie…and just wait until you add the chocolate chips. 😉 Yum!
Why does the banana have to be frozen?
The frozen banana is the key to a cold and soft-serve-like smoothie. 😀 Otherwise, you’d have to add crushed ice and it’d be more like an icy milkshake. The frozen banana is the magic in this smoothie! 😀
Your smoothie seems divine. As a smoothie aficionado and fitness junkie, I must put this in my “smoothie rotation”. I am curious….. can you develop smoothie recipes with Moringa (Superfood)? I would love to share with consumers of NutriMinz if possible…
Thank you Carlos! I’ve never heard of Moringa before. I’m sure I could figure something out, though! 😀
Wonderful! I can provide you some samples if needed. Its simple Moringa leaves grounded into a powder.
Try using the PB2 instead of the real PB. It is my new best friend with 85% less fat and it tastes the same.
I just spotted that at Whole Foods! I’ll definitely have to pick some up next time I’m there! 🙂
Would you use the same amount of pb?
Add some Spinach as well/
I actually have one of these every morning! Except I add a tablespoon of raw cocoa;) Sometimes I soak my oats overnight in almond milk also. I have heard it helps the body digest it better? IDK. But it is Delicious!!!
So delicious! I’ve never heard that, but it totally makes sense. I bet it makes for an even more creamy smoothie, too! 😀
this is a great recipe i was looking for a recipe for my practical food technology assignment and this came up now i cant wait to make it.
Thank You for sharing your peanut butter banana smoothie recipe . . .yum!
Also, (just an fyi) I substitute the skim or almond milk with low fat /skim chocolate milk once in awhile . . yum, also!
What a fabulous idea! Thanks so much! 😀
I was in a hurry to get to school and wanted to make a quick and easy smoothie so I went to Pinterest as always and found the link to this recipe. I made it and feel in love! It’s so good and the perfect amount of everything! Highly recommended. I never leave comments after a recipe but this was a must! I honestly had to make another when I got home!
Aww, I’m so happy to hear that Elda! It’s such a great recipe and our favorite go-to smoothie! I’m glad you enjoyed it!
Do you happen to know the carb count on this without the chocolate stuff? I found the link to this recipe on a site about gestational diabetes and it said this recipe was safe but seems too high in carbs to be. Thanks!
Yeah, it’s pretty high in sugar and carbohydrates because of the banana. You can leave out the oats and it still tastes delicious, too. But, if you have gestational diabetes, you may want to stay clear of bananas. Great question!
for the peanut butter I use a teaspoon or two of PB2 with chocolate. It is a dried peanut butter and is much lower in calories. But the taste is divine!!!
What a great idea, Linda! I’ve never tried PB2, but now I need to try it. Thank you for the recommendation!
Where did you get those neat little containers to drink your smoothie from? I am sure they make the
delicious looking smoothie even better. I will truly give it a try.
Thanking you in advance for the information on the jars.
I found these at a local antique store, but I know you can find something similar online (search glass milk bottle). Happy shopping!
this was soo tasty
Add ground flaxseed, chia seeds and some brewer’s yeast to make it a great lactation smoothie!
Does the oatmeal need to be cooked before placing in the smoothie? Or just put in dry? Can you use steel cut oats?
I don’t cook it, just put it in dry. I wouldn’t use steel cut oats, though. I use quick cooking or old fashioned oats. Enjoy the smoothie!