Firecracker fruit smoothies

Firecracker Fruit Smoothies Recipe

Fruit smoothies are a healthy treat any time of day and any time of the year. Kids and adults alike are sure to love this dessert-like drink layered with stealthily healthy ingredients. Our red-white-and-blue Firecracker Fruit Smoothie recipe includes Greek vanilla yogurt, strawberries and blueberries to create a patriotic sip of summer perfect for serving at your 4th of July party.

Yield: 3 smoothies

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Ingredients

1, 17-oz. container Greek vanilla yogurt, divided in thirds
1 banana, divided in half
1 cup milk, soy milk or almond milk, divided in half
1 cup strawberries
1 cup blueberries
Honey or sugar

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine a third of the Greek yogurt, half of the banana, ½ cup milk and strawberries. Blend until well combined and smooth. Add honey or sugar to taste, if desired, and reblend.
  2. Carefully divide and pour the strawberry smoothie mixture between 3 glasses. With the next third of yogurt, add a layer to each glass.
  3. Rinse out the blender and repeat Step 1, using blueberries in place of the strawberries. Pour the blueberry smoothie mixture on top of the yogurt layer in the glasses.
  4. Top smoothies with fresh berries and refrigerate until ready to serve