Banana Smoothie ("for Kids")

Total Time
3 mins
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This recipe comes from the first cookbook I ever had -- a children's cookbook whose name has long been lost. This is still my favorite recipe for banana smoothies -- it's incredibly easy, tasty, and decently healthy. Don't let the nutrition facts fool you -- this recipe is nice and sweet. The riper your banana, the sweeter it will be. If you REALLY have a sweet tooth, you could add sugar, but I never bother -- the vanilla and banana make it sugary enough.

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  1. Take out ye olde blender and pour in a cup of milk -- feel free to guestimate.
  2. Peel the banana, break it in half, and add it to the blender.
  3. Add 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and the ice cubes.
  4. Blend for about 20 seconds.
  5. Poor into a glass and enjoy.