Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie

Combine frozen blueberries with peanut butter and banana for a protein-packed peanut butter and jelly smoothie that tastes just like your favorite PB&J sandwich from childhood!


Do you skip breakfast? I’m only asking because I know someone who used to skip breakfast regularly (cough cough… Isaac). But then I introduced him to protein smoothies and things changed. Now he asks for me to make him a smoothie on the regular and I LOVE making them for him. Not only because it’s something sweet I can easily do, but I also like knowing that he’s getting some fuel for the day before heading into work. His job is pretty physical and he often doesn’t break to eat until the afternoon so having a smoothie in the morning is key.


Isaac is obsessed with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches so I knew he’d love a smoothie with a similar flavor profile. Enter the peanut butter and jelly smoothie with only five simple ingredients — frozen blueberries, peanut butter, a frozen banana, protein powder and almond milk.

Because this smoothie is meant to be a meal replacement I make sure it has a good balance of macronutrients (carbs, protein and fat). You’ve got the carbs from the fruit,  healthy fat from the peanut butter and protein from the protein powder.

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches with banana slices are delish so it makes perfect sense to have a frozen banana in this smoothie. Plus, the banana gives it some additional sweetness and a creamy texture. I’m totally on-board with the frozen cauliflower, low-sugar smoothies but I still think frozen bananas give smoothies the BEST texture. Hands down!



The frozen berries and peanut butter combo is so tasty and the color of this smoothie is absolutely gorgeous. It’s basically a liquid peanut butter and jelly sandwich, sans the bread! I hope you like it as much as we do.


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Blueberry smoothie with peanut butter drizzle in a jar. Blueberries are sprinkled on top.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie


Combine frozen blueberries with peanut butter and banana for a protein-packed peanut butter and jelly smoothie that tastes just like your favorite PB&J sandwich from childhood!


  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 Tablespoons natural peanut butter


  1. Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender, blend until smooth and enjoy!
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Method: Blending
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 356
  • Sugar: 26g
  • Fat: 12g
  • Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Protein: 20g

Keywords: smoothie, peanut butter smoothie, healthy smoothie

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Superfood Summer Smoothie // Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

This Superfood Summer Smoothie is loaded with Summer fruits and packed with tons of antioxidants! It is dairy-free, vegan, and the perfect start to any morning!

Creamy Coconut Spirulina Superfood Smoothie // Cotter Crunch

This Creamy Spirulina Superfood smoothie recipe is an easy way to boost Energy and Protein intake with real food. No protein powder needed. Just coconut milk, spirulina, fruit, avocado, ginger root, and extra antioxidant rich spices! Paleo and Vegan friendly.

Banana, Mango + Watermelon Smoothie // Food, Faith, Fitness

This healthy 4 ingredient mango avocado smoothie with watermelon and banana is an easy, vegan, paleo and whole30 compliant summer breakfast or snack that is ready in 5 minutes!

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Recipe rating

      August 24, 2018 AT 5:51 pm

      BLESSINGS ✌?

    2. Megan Jackson
      January 4, 2018 AT 1:45 am

      This sounds amazing but I’m super lazy in the mornings, would this be okay to prepare the night before or would it seperate by morning?

    3. mangahere
      December 14, 2017 AT 9:55 pm

      This looks absolutely amazing!! Thank you for sharing. I can not wait to try this recipe!

    4. Emily @ Pizza & Pull-ups
      June 16, 2017 AT 10:58 am

      Yum, I love PB & J flavors. Beautiful presentation as well!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 16, 2017 AT 2:15 pm

        Thanks Emily! I feel like the peanut butter drizzle makes it next-level. 🙂

    5. Liz S.
      June 16, 2017 AT 10:47 am

      Fabulous portable, sippable (yep, I’m making up that word 😉 ) PBJ!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 16, 2017 AT 2:15 pm

        Haha yes! I’m all about the made up words.

    6. Taylor @ Food Faith Fitness
      June 16, 2017 AT 8:12 am

      Pb and J is my LOVE language! I love that you have made it into smoothie form. Totally need this weekend!

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 16, 2017 AT 4:07 pm

        Totally agree. Make this baby and report back. 🙂

    7. Tony @ Blend Your Smoothies
      August 16, 2014 AT 2:59 am

      I know what smoothie you got me going to make this weekend! sounds amazing.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        August 16, 2014 AT 1:26 pm

        Nice! Let me know what you think of it. 🙂

    8. Jess
      June 5, 2014 AT 9:16 am

      i just made this smoothie and …yum! it tastes amazing ^-^

      1. Brittany Mullins
        June 5, 2014 AT 9:20 am

        Yay so pumped that you liked it. 🙂

    9. Lisa @ Best Food Processor
      December 16, 2013 AT 2:04 pm

      love the idea of presentation of a smoothie in a jar! 🙂

    10. Victoria @ Mommy Marginalia
      February 27, 2013 AT 8:23 am

      Mmm, great flavor! Love having your site and recipe index as a go-to!

    11. Monique @ Ambitious Kitchen
      July 29, 2012 AT 11:45 pm

      I love making strawberry peanut butter & banana quesadillas! These pb & J smoothies look so good though!

    12. Liz @ iheartvegetables
      July 29, 2012 AT 10:46 pm

      Hahaha I can’t imagine you delivering pizza 😉 That’s funny!!

      That smoothie sounds awesome!!!

      1. Eating Bird Food
        July 29, 2012 AT 11:41 pm

        I know! I was working inside making pizzas, but then I saw how much money the delivery people made and decided to that. Me and two of my college roommates (also girls) did it. 🙂

    13. Lauren @ vegology
      July 29, 2012 AT 2:25 pm

      Oooh, this smoothie reminds me of my favorite SweetFrog concoction: PB froyo, original tart froyo, and fresh berries and bananas. I can’t believe I hadn’t come up with this smoothie already on my own! Definitely trying it this week. Thanks!

      1. Eating Bird Food
        July 29, 2012 AT 2:43 pm

        We have the same favorite SweetFrog combo. I always get tart and peanut butter with fruit and nuts – every single time!!

        1. Lauren @ vegology
          July 29, 2012 AT 2:50 pm

          It’s perfect -for no one should waste their time on any other combo! 🙂

    14. robin ahmed
      July 29, 2012 AT 2:06 pm

      I love pb2 but i don’t know that where collected me. please any one help me. for pb2 collected.

      1. Eating Bird Food
        July 29, 2012 AT 2:43 pm

        Hi Robin, What do you mean by collected?

    15. Kelly
      July 28, 2012 AT 5:44 pm

      I love PB and J but I am super picky about the jelly flavor! I can not stand grape jelly! I will only use strawberry or blueberry jelly or I also really like peanut butter and apple butter sandwiches. So good!!

    16. Jamey
      July 28, 2012 AT 4:38 pm

      When you used PB2 in smoothies, do you prepare it or just use the powder? Also, I’ve been preparing my PB2 with plain Greek yogurt lately! SO yummy and the extra protein makes it that much more filling!

      1. Eating Bird Food
        July 28, 2012 AT 9:05 pm

        I just use the powder in my smoothies instead of preparing it first. I love putting PB2 in plain greek yogurt with a little stevia. So good!

    17. Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers
      July 28, 2012 AT 10:57 am

      I still haven’t tried PB2, but I’d like to!

      1. Eating Bird Food
        July 28, 2012 AT 9:06 pm

        It’s really good!

    18. Becky
      July 28, 2012 AT 9:32 am

      I can’t believe I’m going to admit this, but I eat a pb & j almost every single day for lunch. This smoothie is brilliant!

    19. Smoothie Maker
      July 28, 2012 AT 1:07 am

      PB&J smoothie, how creative ;P

    20. Sam @ Better With Sprinkles
      July 27, 2012 AT 4:44 pm

      I grew up going to one of those “no-peanut-butter-allowed” schools – pretty sure I didn’t have my first PB & J until high school. Then I cursed my entire upbringing because I had missed out for so long. 😉

      Random fact about me? I currently have 14 piercings. 🙂
      (It’s not as bad as it sounds because the vast majority are in my ears).

    21. Catherine @ Rabbit Food For My Bunny Teeth
      July 27, 2012 AT 2:44 pm

      Ohhh my gosh, delish!!!

    22. Erin @ Running Tall
      July 27, 2012 AT 10:44 am

      I was JUST saying the other day how I’ve never seen a female pizza delivery person! PS: Another recipe to fuel my PB2 addiction? Don’t mind if I do…

    23. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction
      July 27, 2012 AT 10:42 am

      I love the peanut butter and jelly flavor combination!

    24. Rachel
      July 27, 2012 AT 10:24 am

      looove the PB&J Idea 🙂 high school I’d eat the same thing every day too lol… it was when I ate meat.. so always… tuna sandwich lol

    25. Lindsay
      July 27, 2012 AT 10:01 am

      I ate the same thing every single day in highschool (and I’m pretty sure earlier too): peanut butter and honey. I would also do peanut butter and strawberry jelly. I’ll definitely be making this though, just for old time’s sake. ha.

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