White Beans & Banana Smoothie Bowl

white beans smoothie bowl

This recipe is made with an unusual ingredient for a smoothie: white beans. I’ve been using beans a lot lately since they are a very good protein and magnesium source, and they are very versatile. Did you know that you can use them in a lot of sweet recipes? Ok, they are not the sexiest nor the trendiest ingredient – like matcha or yuzu-, but they are simply a great food!
When blended and mixed with other ingredients they don’t taste strong but they add a nice creamy texture to soups, smoothies, and smoothie bowls.

I cook a big batch every couple of days and I add them to salads, soups, sauces, and I even use them to prepare a hot chocolate (recipe is coming soon). I never buy canned food, but instead I cook them in the pressure cooker to spare both time and energy.

To top my smoothie bowl I used sliced figs and banana, honey, hazelnut granola, a pinch of cinnamon, and a pinch of vanilla.
And because they look so pretty, I added some edible flowers.

White Beans & Banana Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time5 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Snack
Keyword: banana, beans, breakfast, smoothie, smoothie bowl, snack


  • Blender


  • 1 cup boiled white beans
  • 1 cup rice milk, frozen if possible
  • 1 frozen banana
  • ice cubes, optional


  • Blend everything together, and scoop in 1 or 2 serving bowls.
    Top with your preferred fruits, seeds and spices.

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