Mixed Berry, Banana, and Yogurt Smoothie

It was 80 degrees here in Portland today – can you believe it?  After all the rain we’ve been having it was wonderful to have a warm and sunny day!  I made these smoothies for my kids’ after school snack.  It was a great way to use up the bananas that were extra ripe.  It was also a super healthy treat and it cooled my hot kids right down.  A delicious smoothie always tastes good after a long day of school!   The kids happily gobbled down their drinks before we headed to the creek to play in the mud.  Good times!

Place the strawberries, bananas, frozen mixed berries, ice, honey, and yogurt into a large container.  Blend the mixture using an immersion blender until creamy and smooth.  Serve with a strawberry garnish and a straw.  Enjoy! If you don’t have an immersion blender a regular blender or food processor would work great too.

 

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Mixed Berry, Banana, and Yogurt Smoothie

Yield: 2

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

Handful of fresh strawberries
2 very ripe bananas
1 cup of frozen blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries
1 cup of crushed ice
1 cup of vanilla yogurt
1-2 tsp honey (depending on how sweet the fruit is)

Directions:

Place the strawberries, bananas, frozen mixed berries, ice, honey, and yogurt into a large container. Blend the mixture using an immersion blender until creamy and smooth. Serve with a strawberry garnish and a straw. Enjoy! 1If you don't have an immersion blender a regular blender or food processor would work great too.

Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

 

 

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27 Responses to “Mixed Berry, Banana, and Yogurt Smoothie”

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    Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious — May 7, 2012 @ 9:11 pm

    What a refreshing smoothie! This would be perfect for breakfast when I’m just too busy trying to scramble out the door to get to work on time.

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    Katarina — May 8, 2012 @ 12:39 am

    Delicious! Ice cold smoothies are so yummy!

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    Coleens Recipes — May 8, 2012 @ 12:47 am

    I make one very similar to this but I freeze the bananas, leave out the ice and add a little milk. I agree, they are to die for!!!

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    Sophie — May 8, 2012 @ 1:38 am

    A delightfyl refreshing & good for you breakfast smoothy!
    Yum Yum Yum!

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    Helene — May 8, 2012 @ 4:06 am

    Nice weather you have. We love smoothies in our house.

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    Kim in MD — May 8, 2012 @ 4:32 am

    I’m glad you are enjoying some warm weather! My children love smoothies, so I know they will enjoy this recipe!

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    Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook — May 8, 2012 @ 5:07 am

    What a great after school snack! Your recipe looks delicious. I make them in the morning for a quick breakfast on the go.

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    vanillasugarblog — May 8, 2012 @ 5:13 am

    i can’t wait for it to be even close to 80 degrees.
    we get nothing but rain and dark clouds. boooo

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    Jenn's Food Journey — May 8, 2012 @ 5:29 am

    I can’t believe I’m saying this already but I long for 80 degree days! It’s in the high 90′s here and it’s even reached over 100 a few days.. summer is definitely here! This is the perfect way to help stay cool on days like that! YUM!

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    Peggy Recker — May 8, 2012 @ 6:32 am

    This sounds really good. I will have to make some when Norm gets home.

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    Mary — May 8, 2012 @ 6:53 am

    I’ve never even thought to try making a smoothie with my immersion blender. That’s a great tip that I will probably try soon, just to see how it works for me. Thanks!

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    Inês Oliveira — May 8, 2012 @ 8:03 am

    I love smoothies! I’ll sure be making one for me in a few moments. Thank you for sharing this :)
    Greetings!

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    Carmen Rosa — May 8, 2012 @ 8:45 am

    This souds fantastic, so good!!!!

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    gloria — May 8, 2012 @ 9:12 am

    love smoothies dear Pam and this look amazing!!!

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    Marjie — May 8, 2012 @ 12:29 pm

    I’ve had a bad tooth for a week and have been pretty well living on milk and frozen berries fed through the blender. Too bad it hasn’t been warm here since last Thursday!

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    grace — May 8, 2012 @ 12:41 pm

    what a glorious color, and it’s healthy and tasty to boot. nice post!

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    Rhonda — May 8, 2012 @ 1:05 pm

    It has been in the 90s here in AZ and that looks like something I want right now!

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    Lynda — May 8, 2012 @ 2:23 pm

    This looks refreshing and delicious Pam. This smoothie will taste great for breakfast or as a snack on one of our hot summer afternoons. We had 85 degree weather last week; so humid too.

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    Jersey Girl Cooks — May 8, 2012 @ 2:31 pm

    Warm weather makes me crave smoothies. Looks delcious!

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    Joanne — May 8, 2012 @ 5:56 pm

    How amazingly refreshing is this! I can’t wait till it gets warmer so I have an excuse to whip this up after a long run!

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    Mary — May 8, 2012 @ 6:26 pm

    refreshing, healthy and delicious – I did a double take when I say this – I posted a banana /berry smoothie this morning!
    Mary x

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    Chris — May 8, 2012 @ 7:01 pm

    Those banana’s are “extra ripe” compared to some around our house, lol.

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    D'Anna Balliett — May 8, 2012 @ 7:46 pm

    I LOVE smoothies! Especially berry ones. I think the picture of the one above just may inspire my next apron creation! Stop by my fb page and say hi sometime

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    Words Of Deliciousness — May 8, 2012 @ 7:59 pm

    Love this smoothie. It would be a perfect treat on a nice warm day.

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    Honey What's Cooking — May 9, 2012 @ 1:27 pm

    looks so good.. and healthy. perfect for the summer season.

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    Christina — May 11, 2012 @ 9:33 am

    I live in WA and finally good weather…thanks for the yummy recipe. Loving your blog!

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    Iris — May 17, 2012 @ 10:19 am

    Nice! I love Smoothie!

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