This strawberry banana smoothie is made with juice, frozen strawberries, banana and Greek yogurt, all blended together until smooth and creamy. An easy and kid friendly drink that makes a perfect breakfast or snack.
Whenever we go to Jamba Juice, my kids order the Strawberries Wild smoothie. This is my copycat version that’s simple to make and will same you a lot of money by skipping the smoothie shop.
Making a deliciously flavored smoothie is one of my favorite ways to fend off the heat during a hot summer day. I whipped up this strawberry banana smoothie and fell in love with it so I just had to share it. Strawberries are the perfect summer fruit and they pair well with the flavor of bananas.
HOW DO YOU MAKE A STRAWBERRY BANANA SMOOTHIE?
This smoothie is made with a mixture of strawberries, bananas, Greek yogurt, and juice. Once you have gathered your ingredients and measured them out, toss them into the blender. Blend the ingredients until they are smooth and creamy. Serve immediately and enjoy your summer day!
This recipe calls for frozen strawberries. You can freeze your own but it’s often easier to just buy them already frozen. However, beware because some frozen strawberries come with added sugar so be sure to check the ingredient list before purchasing.
You can turn this strawberry banana smoothie with yogurt into a shake if you so desire. Simply substitute the juice for milk and the yogurt for strawberry ice cream. Your healthy little smoothie is quickly turned into a sweet treat. Both are great for beating the summer heat.
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF STRAWBERRIES?
If you didn’t know it already, strawberries are a cholesterol free, fat free, sodium free, low calorie fruit. Strawberries also contain a lot of fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, and a ton of other vitamins and minerals. Strawberries are loaded with potassium so if you ever get a leg cramp, try eating some strawberries!
WHAT ARE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANAS?
Bananas are a great after workout snack due to the high amount of magnesium they contain. They help to build the lean muscle you’re trying to accomplish by working out. Bananas also contain plenty of vitamins.
I sometimes like to mix up my strawberry banana smoothie by adding an extra boost of nutrition. A few things I use are protein powder, flax seed, chia seeds, greens, or more berries such as raspberries. No matter how you customize it, you’ll love this smoothie. I know I sure did!
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie
- 1 1/2 cups apple juice
- 1 1/2 bananas
- 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
- 3/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
- fresh fruit and mint sprigs for garnish optional
- Place the apple juice, bananas, frozen strawberries and vanilla Greek yogurt in a blender.
- Blend until completely smooth.
- Pour into 2 glasses and serve, garnished with fruit and mint sprigs if desired.
I put in protein powder and this is my new favorite breakfast.