Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This Strawberry Banana Smoothie is not only delicious but easy to make and healthy too! A recipe that combines all things summer, strawberries, orange juice and bananas. It’s the perfect breakfast to start the day. 

Strawberry Banana Smoothie | 2 Cookin Mamas This Strawberry Banana Smoothie is not only delicious but easy to make and healthy too! A recipe that combines all things summer & the perfect breakfast to start the day. #smoothie #healthy #breakfast #strawberries #bananas #recipe #summer

The Strawberry Festival starts today,Thursday, February 27th and runs through March 9th in Plant City, Florida. Not only do they have delicious, sweet-tasting, delectable strawberries fresh from the fields but plenty of entertainment, a midway with rides and games, an art show and even a strawberry eating contest.

Why go nuts over this fruit? Well, strawberries are rich in vitamins C and A, potassium, folic acid and fiber. Just one cup of fresh strawberries contains 160% of your daily vitamin C requirement and all for only 50 calories! They are also full of antioxidants which reduce the risk of heart disease, certain types of cancer and diabetes. Want healthy skin and hair and more energy? Eat at least 2 cups of fresh fruit and 3 cups of fresh vegetables every day and you are well on your way.

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Now, besides the all important strawberries in this smoothie, you also benefit from its other ingredients. Yogurt, whose probiotics can boost the immune system and promote a healthier digestive track, also contains calcium, vitamins B2 & B-12, which maintains red blood cells, and additional potassium. The chia seeds, the new wonder health food, are rich in omega 3’s helping to protect against heart disease and inflammation and also aids in reducing blood pressure and controlling blood sugars. Wow!

So in honor of strawberry season, here is a healthy and delicious smoothie to have for breakfast or lunch.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

This Strawberry Banana Smoothie is not only delicious but easy to make and healthy too! A recipe that combines all things summer, strawberries, orange juice and bananas. It's the perfect breakfast to start the day. 

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keywords: 1 minute recipe, bananas, breakfast, chia seeds, healthy, smoothie, strawberries
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 334 kcal
Author: Linda Warren
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 6 oz low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon Chia seeds
Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and mix until smooth. Pour in glass and enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 334 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Potassium 990mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 60g 20%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 44g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 6.4%
Vitamin C 134.3%
Calcium 39.2%
Iron 8.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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