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Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

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 How to Make a Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Fresh Clean Strawberries

What do you do when you realize that you bought more strawberries than you need because they were so beautiful?  I take them and freeze them.  Along with frozen bananas and milk, frozen strawberries make a quick smoothie that is cool and refreshing.

When you find yourself with an overabundance of the juicy berries, rinse them and pat them dry.  Cut them in half and place on a baking sheet that has been lined with parchment paper.  Go ahead and cut up some bananas and place them on the sheet, too.  Freeze them for a few hours.

Sliced Strawberries and Bananas

Once they are frozen, you remove them from the sheet and place in a zip-top freezer bag.  Try to squeeze out the excess air.  Air is not our friend when it comes to freezing.

Frozen strawberries and bananas

Then when the mood or hunger strikes, take out about a cup of frozen fruit and place it in your blender.

Fruit in blender

Add a cup and a half of your favorite dairy or non-dairy beverage.  (I use vanilla almond milk which makes it a Vegan Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie.)  Puree/Pulse/Liquify everything until the desired consistency.  If the smoothie is too thin, add a little more fruit, one piece at a time.  Too thick?  Add more milk.

Smoothie

Yield: 1 large smoothie

Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This refreshing drink can be substituted for a meal or enjoyed as a dessert.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen fruit
  • 1 1/2 cup dairy or non-dairy milk substitute

Instructions

  1. Place ingredients in blender and puree until desired consistency.

Notes

If the smoothie is too thin, add more fruit.

If it is too thick, add more milk.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 206Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 117mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 3gSugar: 29gProtein: 9g

Nutrition information is an approximation.

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Simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This simple Strawberry Banana Smoothie is great for a breakfast-on-the-go, an after-school snack, or light and refreshing dessert.  I hope you enjoy it!

What is your favorite smoothie?

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Lisa Powell

Thursday 9th of August 2018

Looking Yummy! We makes some review about best smoothies blenders 2018. Hope its might help to make some nice smoothies like this one.

Stephanie @ PlainChicken.com

Friday 10th of July 2015

My husband is really into smoothies right now. He made a strawberry, blueberry and kiwi one this morning.