This delicious Strawberry Banana Smoothie is so easy to make and it is made without added sugar or sweeteners. This version is so simple and it does not have dairy, but you can add it if you like.
I love smoothies for breakfast and snacks because they are not only a great way to incorporate more fruits and vegetables, but they are also filling when you are hungry. Be sure to check out my time-saving tips after the recipe.
Hello Friends! Is anybody getting a bit tired of all the cleaning we are doing? I honestly think I went through half a roll of paper towels just cleaning up our house today!
In an effort to help simplify things, today’s recipe is an easy one when you are looking for a quick breakfast or snack idea that can be ready in minutes. I like to enjoy it as a little healthy reward after a morning of meal planning and cleaning.
Today’s recipe is a wonderful simple fruit smoothie or snack idea, that is perfect for any day. It is cool and refreshing and so delicious. You can change up the fruits and make it different every time!
As I mentioned, this smoothie is dairy-free. I have another great Strawberry Banana Yogurt smoothie that is great if you want to incorporate dairy. This recipe just needs a few ingredients.
List of main ingredients for this recipe
Strawberries– Fresh is always best, but if they are not available you can use frozen strawberries too. Fresh strawberries should be firm, plump, free of dark discoloring.
Bananas – You can use fresh bananas or those that are a few days old for this recipe. You can also use frozen bananas.
Ice – It is best to use crushed ice for this recipe, but cubes work too. The ice helps to chill the smoothie and adds a frosty texture.
Variations on this recipe:
You can add ¼ cup of almond milk or any milk to this recipe in place of the water. You could also add yogurt if desired.
For more great smoothie recipes, check out:
- Berry Smoothie Recipe - Triple berries in this one for a great antioxident boost!
- Mango Greens Smoothie - The best way to incorporate Kale into smoothies. This green smoothie tastes so good!
- Creamy Banana Smoothie -I f you have ever wondered how to make a banana smoothie that tastes like a dessert, this one is it. Creamy and delicious!
- Watermelon Smoothie - A delicious and refreshing smoothie with watermelon and a hint of lime.
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
- 7-8 Strawberries
- 1 Banana
- ½ cup Water
- 1 cup of ice cubes
- Place the ice cubes in a blender.
- Wash and destem the strawberries.
- Add strawberries to the blender.
- Peel banana and place in blender.
- Add water to the blender.
- Cover and blend over high speed about 90 seconds.
- Make packets of cleaned strawberries and peeled bananas ahead of time and keep frozen in freezer bags. Then just pull a bag out of the freezer when you are ready to make a smoothie.
- You can make smoothie popsicles with this recipe too! Just pour the mixture into an ice pop mold.
- Use a high-speed blender to make this in minutes. There are so many great blenders available on sale right now.
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