Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

This recipe is taken from the 2014 Milk Calendar. "A smoothie is a refreshing and healthy way to beat the summer heat."
- Recipe from Sandra Willard from Thornloe, Ontario.

  • Prep: 5 min
Yields 2 - 3 servings
ultimate breakfast smoothie
Thick, smooth and flavourful, this smoothie is easy to make with milk, yogourt and plenty of fruit. Ready in no time, as seen in the video, this recipe helps you get a good breakfast even when you’re tight on time. What a fantastic way to start the day!

Ingredients

  • 1 banana peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt or fruit-flavoured yogurt
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) mixed fruit (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract

Preparation

In a blender, or in a tall cup using an immersion blender, combine banana, yogurt, milk, mixed fruit, honey and vanilla extract and purée until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses and serve immediately.

Tips

For a thicker smoothie, freeze the banana until solid and use frozen fruit.

Use chocolate milk and omit the honey.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 156 Calories
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrate: 25 g
Fat: 3 g
Fibre: 2.1 g
Sodium: 97 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 23 % / 258 mg
Vitamin C: 61 %
Vitamin B12: 45 %
Riboflavin: 23 %
Vitamin D: 20 %