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Two strawberry banana smoothies topped with chopped strawberries.
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Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: smoothie
Servings: 1 smoothie
Calories: 159kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 frozen banana
  • ½ cup frozen fruit (like berries, mango, pineapple, etc)
  • ½-1 cup milk (non-dairy or dairy) or other liquid of choice
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt or 1 scoop protein powder
  • optional: handful of greens, chia seeds or flaxseed, nut butter, nuts, etc.

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in a high-powered blender, starting with ½ cup milk. Blend until smooth and creamy, adding more milk as needed to get the desired thickness.

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Notes

  • Honey – If you like a sweeter tasting smoothie feel free to add honey, maple syrup, stevia or monkfruit, to taste. 
  • Dairy-free – You can use non-dairy yogurt or plant-based protein to make this smoothie dairy-free.
  • Mix-ins – This is a great recipe to build off of so if you're feeling creative go ahead and experiment with other ingredients!

Nutrition

Serving: 1smoothie (without honey) | Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 19g