|Easy Peasy Homemade Smoothie|
- 7-8 large whole frozen strawberries
- 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
- 1 small ripe banana, sliced
- 3-4 oz. Greek yogurt (I used AE Clementine flavor)
- 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
In a tall plastic cup (I use a 32 oz. cup from an Angels game giveaway), place all of the ingredients in the order listed. Fill with enough water to come about 1 inch from the top of the fruit. You can always add more water to thin it out later. With your immersion blender in hand (I use my Braun Hand Blender), push down into the cup as far as you can and then start the blender. Blend gently with up and down motions, pushing down on the frozen fruit to break it up. After you've gotten the blender to the bottom, keep blending for another 30 seconds or so, moving the blender up and down until you have a smoothie texture. Add more water & blend if the smoothie seems to thick. Pour into a glass with a straw and enjoy!
Makes about 1 1/2 servings--enough for me and my 8-year-old eating buddy.