Dairy Farmers of Canada

Ultimate Breakfast Smoothie

Our dietitians' favourite

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!


  • 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) fresh or frozen mixed fruit
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) honey
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract
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In a blender, combine banana, yogurt, milk, fruit, honey and vanilla extract and purée until smooth. Pour into tall chilled glasses and serve immediately.


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

Use chocolate milk and omit the honey.

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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
Riboflavin: 23 %
Vitamin B12: 45 %
Vitamin C: 61 %
Vitamin D: 20 %