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Buttermilk Banana Smoothies


Sweetened with dried dates and a touch of honey, a banana smoothie makes a quick, nutritious breakfast.

  • Servings: 2

Photography: Jennifer Levy

Source: Martha Stewart Living, March 2004


  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 2 ripe bananas, cut into 2-inch-thick rounds
  • 11 dried pitted dates
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup ice


  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender on high speed until mixture is smooth and ice is finely ground. Pour into two glasses.

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  • ACR Interiors
    12 AUG, 2013
    Going to try this tomorrow, but holy cow! Calories/Carbs/Fat/Protein/Sodium/Sugar Total Recipe: 1,067/262/6/17/216/218 Per Serving: 534/131/3/9/108/109
  • AnitaMac
    26 APR, 2011
    Nutritional facts would be helpful - cal, fat, fibre???
  • sofiya
    23 OCT, 2010
    wow, this is amazing. Try it!
  • Tryingsomethingnew
    1 MAR, 2009
    This is by far the best smoothie I've ever had and they are also a great way to use buttermilk.