Kids love the strawberry and banana smoothie recipe. It is easy to prepare and is perfect in late spring to early summer when sun-ripened strawberries are readily available. The smoothie is suitable for any time of the day.
In its basic recipe, the strawberry and banana drink is a great menu addition to jump-start a day with a healthy breakfast or become a snack for in-between as well as a delicious dessert alongside the main meal of the day.
some oats or seeds blended with the fruit, results in a drink that
provides more sustenance to stay alert and full of energy for longer.
To enhance the flavor, add some sugar to taste. For variation add some vanilla essence.
It is in the cooks' hands how much almond milk to add, which ultimately makes the drink more or less runny.
Sometimes the fruit has not reached its full ripeness and requires additional sweetener. Then consider adding sugar to taste. To replace breakfast with a glass of smoothie, add the oats. It will increase the content of slow-burning sustenance.
A spice that boosts the natural flavour and sweetness is vanilla essence. Add one or both ingredients before blending.
1/4 cup oats
Spice it up:
1/4 tsp vanilla essence
Step by step instructions
Fill the blender jar with the peeled, ripe banana and the washed strawberries.
Add one cup of almond milk or the liquid you prefer.
Close the lid of the blender jar and blend the fruit mix for thirty seconds or until smooth.
Add additional ingredients before blending.
The strawberry and banana smoothie taste at its best fresh. That means preparation is more favorable just before serving. Add sugar to taste. Sometimes the strawberries or bananas lack the sun-ripened flavor. To correct it add sugar to enhance the flavor.