Banana Smoothies


In just a bit more time than it takes to prepare cereal, you can make chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten's delicious breakfast smoothie. Plus:  Ultimate Brunch Recipe Guide 

Banana Smoothies
Five ingredients plus ice is all you need for these delicious breakfast shakes. Photo: © Anne Faber


  • 2 ripe bananas, cut into 1-inch chunks

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt

  • 1 cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • 2 tablespoons wheat germ

  • 2 cups crushed ice


  1. Combine the bananas with the yogurt, orange juice, honey, wheat germ and crushed ice in a blender. Blend at high speed until smooth and frothy. Adjust the sweetness with more honey or orange juice and serve.


One Serving Calories 290 kcal, Total Fat 3.4 gm, Saturated Fat 1.5 gm, Protein 6 gm, Carbohydrates 63 gm.

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