Turmeric Banana Smoothie

Turmeric Banana Smoothie

Here's a nutritious and delicious turmeric and banana smoothie recipe that combines the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric with the natural sweetness of bananas.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Servings 1 person
Calories 200 kcal


  • 1 blender


  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or non-dairy yogurt (e.g., almond, coconut, or soy)
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1/2 tsp  ground turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp  ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp honey or maple syrup (optional, for added sweetness)
  • 1/2 tsp  fresh ginger, grated (optional, for extra flavor)
  • 1 pinch black pepper (optional, enhances turmeric absorption)
  • Ice cubes (optional, for a colder smoothie)


  • Slice the banana and gather all ingredients.
  • Combine ALL of the ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Add ice for a colder smoothie.
  • Taste and adjust sweetness and ginger as desired. Blend to mix in any adjustments.
  • Pour into a glass. May garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.


This smoothie is great for breakfast, a snack, or as recovery drink post workout.  


Calories: 200kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 12gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 200mgPotassium: 598mgFiber: 4gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 82IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 275mgIron: 1mg
Keyword anti-inflammatory smoothie recipe, smoothie, turmeric smoothie
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Anne Marie Berggren RDN, MS, CDN, CNSC is a Registered Dietitian with a Master's Degree in Nutrition, training in integrative and functional nutrition, nutrition for mental health, obesity and weight management, is a board certified nutrition support clinician, and an adjunct professor for the Stony Brook Graduate Nutrition Program teaching advanced clinical nutrition.

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