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3 Ingredient Smoothie

A Smoothie made with only 3 ingredients?! That’s right – just three. This is probably the quickest and easiest smoothie that I’ve made yet.

This 3 Ingredient Smoothie is made with a caffeinated beverage – coffee. You can prepare it ahead of time, to make it even quicker for a busy, rushed morning.

3 ingredient nutty coffee Smoothie


(gluten-free, egg free, corn free, soy free, oat free)

Servings: 1 (or 2 in smaller glasses)

By: gfchopstix

Prep time: 5 minutes

cooking time: none


  • 250ml of freshly brewed coffee (cold)
  • 1 medium sized banana, frozen
  • 1 Tablespoon of peanut butter (or other nut butter)
3 Ingredients
3 Ingredients


  1. Make a cup of instant coffee, or do what I did, and use a French Press to make a pot
  2. Allow the coffee to cool down, until cold
  3. Peel the banana and cut into large chunks
  4. Place the banana, a heaped tablespoon of peanut butter (or other nutbutter), and the coffee into a blender
  5. Pulse
  6. Blend on high until thick and smooth (about a minute)
  7. Pour into a 300ml glass
  8. Enjoy!


To make this healthier, use a home-made nutbutter. I used a store bought Peanut Butter, so if you do too, make sure that the ingredients are gluten-free.

Did you know that you can freeze bananas? I’m not sure how long they can safely be kept in the freezer for, but I usually keep mine in there for up to a week. To make it easier to add to smoothies and other recipes, peel the bananas before freezing (as you can see in my photo above, I didn’t do that this time), and place into a ziplock bag. Take out whenever you need them. Quick and convenient.


2 thoughts on “3 Ingredient Smoothie

  1. Yuummo! Looks delish. I always have leftover coffee that I keep cold this time of year. I also have some chocolate protein powder (probably full of bad stuff) I add in. Some stores have the peanut grinder where you can grind your own peanut butter. Nuttin but nuts πŸ™‚

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