Strawberry Banana Smoothie

With kids in school, I find smoothies to be a great breakfast or afternoon snack and so today I am sharing this easy and delicious recipe for a Strawberry Banana Smoothie!  Strawberries and bananas are two things I almost always have in my house, so it is easy to whip up a strawberry banana smoothie in no time (side note: if you are missing one of those ingredients, check out my Strawberry Smoothie recipe and my Banana Smoothie recipe for an equally yummy drink!)  As usual this smoothie recipe is easy to make, uses real, whole ingredients, is healthy for you and is oh-so-delicious!  Ready?  Here we go…

Strawberry Banana Smoothie - this healthy smoothie recipe is easy to make and so delicious

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

How do you make a strawberry banana smoothie?

It is super easy to make a strawberry banana smoothie!  All you need to do is put your strawberries, bananas, milk, yogurt and maybe ice (if your fruit is not frozen) into a blender and blend it until smooth.

You can, of course, add other ingredients if you want to mix it up, but this basic strawberry banana smoothie recipe is delicious and definitely a hit with my kids!

Easy Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Is a strawberry and banana smoothie healthy?

Yes of course it is!  Well, at least my recipe is!  This is not a recipe with added sugar or weird ingredients.  My recipe calls for whole fruits, which provide fiber, nutrients, and a whole lot of other healthy things for your body, milk (hello calcium and protein) and yogurt which adds more calcium and protein to your smoothie.

If you are concerned about added sugars because of the yogurt, I suggest getting a greek style yogurt.  Or you can skip the yogurt all together!  Your smoothie won’t be quite as creamy, but it will still be delicious and healthy!

Simple and Delicious Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Can you make a smoothie without ice?

Oh yes!!  I love to use frozen fruits or vegetables in my smoothies to keep the smoothie cold, thick and negate the need for ice.  If you are working with fresh fruits/vegetables, you will want to add ice to make your drink cold and thick.  But frozen fruit is a great way to make a smoothie without the ice!

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

What do I use to make a strawberry banana smoothie?

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There are many blenders you can use for making smoothies and milkshakes, but I personally own the Vitamix 780 and think it is simply the best.  I get smooth, consistent results every single time which is exactly what I want for all my smoothies!  You can buy your own Vitamix 780 HERE.

Delicious Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Are you ready for the full recipe?  Ok.  Let’s go.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Strawberries (frozen)
  • 1 Banana (frozen or fresh)
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 5 oz. Vanilla Yogurt

How to make a strawberry banana smoothie

Directions:

  1. Place all of your ingredients into your blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and top with additional fruit if desired.
  4. Serve immediately.

Snag the printable strawberry banana smoothie recipe below…

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
 
Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana smoothie, smoothie recipe, smoothies, strawberry banana smoothie, strawberry smoothie
Servings: 2
Author: Ashley of Simply Blended Smoothies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Strawberries frozen
  • 1 Banana frozen or fresh
  • 3/4 cup Milk
  • 5 oz. Vanilla Yogurt
Instructions
  1. Place all of your ingredients into your blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a glass and top with additional fruit if desired.
  4. Serve immediately.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Jay @ JayTriedAndTrue | 17th Sep 18

    This sounds so refreshing! I would love you to share this with Smell Good Sunday https://jaytriedandtrue.blogspot.com/2018/09/smell-good-sunday-70.html

  2. Dori | 18th Sep 18

    Love your fresh,delicious & healthy combos + so easy !!!

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