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Cherry Banana Smoothies

If your kids are smoothie-lovers like mine, here is a must-try flavor to add to your blender repertoire. My toddler, tween and teen are all in love with this pretty-in-pink cherry banana smoothie. With just 4 ingredients, this smoothie is simple to prepare, but big on taste. It has a protein-boost from Greek yogurt, and the naturally sweet cherries and banana make this smoothie seem like a decadent treat! This flavor combination is the best. You’ll fall in love with this recipe and want to make it every day.

This is a great breakfast idea for Valentine’s Day. The pink color of the smoothie makes it perfect to make for a loved one on LOVE day! Add a little heart straw to make it extra cute and special. My kids thought this was so fun and cute.

Cherry Banana Smoothies

Cherry Banana Smoothies

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If you don’t have frozen bananas on hand, pop some in the freezer overnight. If your blender is not super-powerful, slice the bananas before freezing for easier blending.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (or milk of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen dark sweet cherries
  • optional: splash of maple syrup

Method:

Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy. Makes 2 generous servings.

For a thicker smoothie, reduce the milk to 3/4 cup or add another half of a frozen banana. I don’t find the maple syrup necessary, but sometimes my girls have a craving for something super-sweet. Leftover smoothies make excellent popsicles, too! I have even been known to sneak a handful of spinach into this smoothie – as long as you don’t use too much, the smoothie will keep its pretty pink color.

Serve alongside toast with a strawberry jam heart, and Valentine’s Day breakfast is done! Happy Valentine’s Day friends!

Cherry Banana Smoothie recipe

Cherry Banana Smoothies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk or milk of your choice
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen dark sweet cherries
  • optional: splash of maple syrup
Instructions
  1. Blend until smooth and creamy. Makes 2 generous servings.
  2. For a thicker smoothie, reduce the milk to 3/4 cup or add another half of a frozen banana. I don’t find the maple syrup necessary, but sometimes my girls have a craving for something super-sweet. Leftover smoothies make excellent popsicles, too! I have even been known to sneak a handful of spinach into this smoothie – as long as you don’t use too much, the smoothie will keep its pretty pink color.
  3. Serve alongside toast with a strawberry jam heart, and Valentine’s Day breakfast is done! Happy Valentine’s Day friends!

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