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Berry Smoothie

This berry delicious Berry Smoothie recipe is quick and easy to make! Enjoy for breakfast or as a healthy afternoon snack! Loaded with antioxidants and sweet, smooth flavor! Add a scoop of protein powder for an added boost!
Course Beverage, Breakfast, Drinks, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword berry smoothie, berry smoothie recipe, mixed berry smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 250kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout

Ingredients

  • 1 cup milk or juice milk: coconut, almond, oat, soy; juice: apple juice, cranberry juice, or even orange juice
  • 2 cups frozen mixed berries
  • 1 banana sliced
  • ½ cup yogurt we use plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave or maple syrup (optional)

Instructions

  • You need a high quality blender (such as a Vitamix or Ninja). Place all of the ingredients in the blender, starting with the liquid, followed by the frozen fruit, banana and yogurt. Put the lid on and blend until smooth, about 1 to 2 minutes.
    1 cup milk or juice, 1 banana
  • Check the consistency and sweetness of the smoothie. Add additional liquid if it’s too thick and add ice or more frozen fruit if it’s too thin. Add honey or agave if it's not sweet enough.
    ½ cup yogurt
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy! Top with fresh berries and mint if desired.

Notes

Tools Needed

You need a high quality blender such as a Vitamix or Ninja for best results.

Smoothie Bowl

Want to make a smoothie bowl instead? Reduced the liquid you are using to just 1/2 cup. Blend as directed and pour into a bowl. Top with fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, banana slices, shredded coconut, chia seeds, flaxseed – whatever your heart desires!
Nutritional information based on using unsweetened almond milk. 

Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 401mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 241mg | Iron: 1mg