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Date smoothie in a jar, dripping down the sides, with cut up date on top

Date Smoothie

Becca Harris, RD, MHSc
Naturally gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan.
This protein-packed smoothie is quick and easy to make. It is sweetened with bananas and dates to make for a healthy breakfast or snack option.
Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Servings 2
Calories 289 kcal


  • Blender


  • 2 frozen ripe bananas
  • 1/4 cup dried dates (about 10 dates)
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 cup almond beverage any nut or beverages can be used as a substitute
  • 1 cup ice (about 5-6 large pieces)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Add all ingredients into a blender.
  • Put on the lid, blend and pour.
  • Enjoy!


To be enjoyed right away or frozen for a later date. Freezes well for 1-2 months. 
Tastes great as a protein shake too! Add 1 - 2 scoops of protein powder for best results.
Keyword breakfast, dairy-free, easy recipe, gluten-free, quick, refined sugar free, smoothie, vegan