The banana is a fruit that, unlike many others, is available all year round and is among those preferred by people. This fruit brings multiple benefits to health and although you can not drink it in juice, if you can prepare delicious smoothies. Below, I show you some recipes to prepare banana smoothies ideal for breakfast as they will provide you with a lot of energy that will allow you to have an excellent day.Benefits brought to health by bananasThe banana is not only delicious and nutritious, but it is also cheap and you can consume it throughout the year. This fruit is a great source of potassium and magnesium so it helps maintain normal blood pressure and prevent the development of heart disease. The high potassium content of the banana helps to have healthy bones. The pectin that it contains helps to have a good digestion and relieves constipation. It also contains tryptophan, an amino acid that activates serotonin and, therefore, helps you fall asleep.Drink with oatmeal and banana for the heartAs oatmeal provides high levels of fiber, has low levels of fat and high levels of protein, it makes it a recommended food to control diabetesbecause the large amount of fiber causes a slower absorption of glucose. Almonds are rich in minerals (zinc, magnesium, potassium, iron, calcium), vitamins (E, folic acid, B1, B2, B3), polyunsaturated fatty acids, protein and fiber, so they also help to reduce cholesterol and keep the heart and blood vessels healthy, decrease blood pressure and strengthen the bones since they are rich in calcium. The recipe for preparing a smoothie with yogurt that I show you below combines all these nutritional benefits and is also delicious.Ingredients:2 whole bananas (if you have brown spots on the skin is better)2 cups of ice1/3 cup of yogurt (preferably Greek yogurt with honey)½ cup of cooked oatmeal1/3 cup of almondsPreparationPour all the ingredients into the blender, putting the last ice. Mix well for 30 seconds or until thick and you will have a delicious smoothie for breakfast.Green leafy vegetable smoothie with bananasNext, I show you a recipe to prepare a green shake that combines the benefits of green leafy vegetables and banana. Green smoothies allow us to prepare several combinations of vegetables with bananas that can significantly improve our health. The health benefits of a green shake will be dependent on the green leaves or vegetables you use, but in general terms, help eliminate toxins, improve iron deficiency, clean the digestive system, nourish the skin , to improve vision, to prevent bad breath, among many others.Ingredients:5-6 leaves of lettuce or a large handful of spinach1 cucumber (or celery if you prefer)A handful of green vegetable sprouts1 bananaOptional: flaxseed or chia seeds (by the addition of omega-3)Cold water (add the amount needed to acquire the desired consistency).PreparationPlace all ingredients in a blender without adding water and mix well. Then, add the water little by little until it reaches the desired consistency and your green smoothie is ready.Banana and cocoa smoothieRaw cocoa provides many health benefits and you can consume it in the form of a smoothie to add to your daily diet.IngredientsThe juice of 4 oranges (you can change the flavor of the drink by replacing the orange juice with coconut water or a milk substitute)2 teaspoons of raw cocoa powder.2 peeled bananas1 mango peeled and seedlessPreparationPour the orange juice and all the other ingredients in the blender and mix well. If you wish, you can add more juice or water to soften the thickness of the shake.