Try a special treat that’s full of nutrients and ultra thick and yummy. This strawberry banana smoothie recipe is perfect for breakfast, dessert, or a post-workout snack. It is packed with fresh berries and bananas, so all of the sweetness comes from fresh fruit. With plenty of vitamins and nutrients, healthy smoothies are a great meal replacement option or a treat when you get a craving for something sweet.
Smoothie recipes are extremely flexible. Mixing fruit with other ingredients often overpowers the less appealing taste of vegetables, protein, and other add-ins. This makes smoothies a great option for getting vegetables into kids and adults who tend to shy away from the somewhat bitter taste of raw veggies. Blend up some spinach or kale with a few apples and berries and you would never know you are downing several servings of raw leafy greens. Imagine that – raw veggies actually tasting like dessert! It’s a dream come true for moms and dieters alike.
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Servings: 2 | Serving Size: 1/2 of the entire recipe | Calories: 250 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fats: 0 g | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 13 mg | Sodium: 28 mg | Carbohydrates: 41 g | Dietary fiber: 5.5 g | Sugars: 21 g | Protein: 13 g | SmartPoints (Freestyle): 7 |
- 1 large frozen banana (slice into 1″ pieces before freezing)
- 6 large frozen strawberries (unsweetened)
- 1/2″ slice fresh ginger root (optional)
- 1 cup skim milk (almond or milk alternative**)
- 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt, plain fat free
- 1/4 cup wheat germ
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until creamy…just like a milkshake. Add a straw and enjoy!
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