Recipe: Easy banana blueberry smoothie
As the days begin to heat up, you may want a quick and easy way to cool down. Here’s a healthy option, and it’s likely you have these ingredients, or similar, in your fridge or freezer right now.
WHAT YOU NEED:
- A few ice cubes
- 1 banana, sliced and frozen
- 1 cup of blueberries, frozen
- 1/2 cup of nonfat, plain or vanilla yogurt
- 1/2 cup of milk
- Use a tiny pinch of salt to balance the sweetness.
- Garnishes can include granola, dried fruit or chocolate chips for a little extra treat.
- Kick up the health factor by adding leafy greens like kale or spinach.
- Not into blueberries? Swap out your blueberries for strawberries.
WHAT TO DO:
Simply place all your ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. SERVES 2.
Don’t skip freezing your fruit — it’s the key to a thick, creamy shake.