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The color may not be green, but this simple and nutritious banana berry smoothie will definitely give you an instant health and energy boost in the morning when you most need it.
Fresh fruit combined with Greek yogurt, a bit of cinnamon and a teaspoon of honey creates a delicious smoothie!
Please find the printable version of this recipe further below.
Banana Berry Smoothie Ingredients
If you’d like to add more greens, you can’t go wrong with kale or spinach, so feel free to experiment to find the right mix of ingredients that works best for you and your taste buds.
Banana Berry Smoothie:
- 8-12 strawberries
- 2 bananas
- 2 scoops Greek yogurt
- 1 glass of milk
- 1 glass of water (optional)
- 1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)
- 1 tbsp honey (optional)
- ice cubes
As you can see, this smoothie recipe isn’t complicated at all, but it’s super refreshing and certainly packs a punch.
I personally love having this smoothie in the morning, because it lifts me up and I can skip my coffee.
Who doesn’t love strawberries? Packed with antioxidants and powerful flavors, strawberries are an absolute treat. Some may say that blending them is a pity because they are so easy to eat as a snack.
I do agree with that to some extent, but when I have other fruits and veggies ready to blend, I love adding some strawberries into the mix just to make the smoothie a bit more energizing.
The same applies to bananas. They are one of my favorite fruits, not just for eating as a healthy snack, but also to add to my smoothie recipes.
Did you that bananas not only taste great but also have some unique health benefits?
Bananas are loaded with a great variety of different vitamins and minerals, such as magnesium, manganese, potassium, zinc, B-vitamins and vitamin C, just to name a few.
Bananas contain tryptophan, a chemical that gets converted into serotonin, a neurotransmitter produced by the brain to help make you feel good and happy.
The potassium in bananas is a mineral that can give your brain a bit of an energy boost and keep you more alert. Eat a couple of bananas before doing an exam, a job interview or a long drive, and you’ll be just fine.
Or even better, drink this smoothie instead!
This simply yet nutritious banana berry smoothie recipe will give you an instant energy and health boost in the morning when you most need it.
- 8-12 Strawberries
- 2 Bananas
- 2 scoops Greek yogurt
- 1 cup Milk
- 1 tbsp Cinnamon
- 1 tbsp Honey
- 1 cup Water (optional)
- 1 cup Ice cubes
Add all the ingredients in the blender in this order: bananas, strawberries, cinnamon, honey, milk, water and ice cubes.
Blend at low speed for 30 seconds, followed by 30 seconds at high speed. Ready to serve!