Friday, January 8, 2016

Sweet Blueberry Banana Milk Shake / Smoothie


Sweet Blueberry Banana Milk Shake / Smoothie - Packed with antioxidants and immune system boosters and only 3 grams of fat per serving, this is a very healthy milk shake!

I am so excited to share an amazing milk shake with you, one that is delicious enough for breakfast, snack or dessert.  We all loved it and Munchkin devoured hers.
I really do enjoy making things that are healthier for my family.  This is a perfect example of something that I felt really good about serving for dessert.  Packed with antioxidants and immune system boosters and only 3 grams of fat per serving, this is a very healthy milk shake!

Enjoy!

With love from our kitchen table to yours!  XO

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Sweet Blueberry Banana Milk Shake - Serves 4 (makes approximately 72 ounces)
3 large bananas, frozen
2 cups blueberries, frozen
2 cups 2% milk, divided
2 tablespoons good honey

In a blender process bananas until they break down to pea size pieces of frozen banana, add 1 cup milk and blend until combined.  You may need to scrape down a few times.  Add blueberries and remaining 1 cup of milk and process until thick and creamy.  Add honey and spin it a few times to combine.

Serve and enjoy!


Recipe developed by Donna Elick - The Slow Roasted Italian
Copyright ©2012 The Slow Roasted Italian – All rights reserved.

Originally published 3/26/12

18 comments:

  1. i adore blending frozen bananas. tastes like ice cream, doesn't it? i love the combination of blueberry and banana too. Thank you SO much for the shout out on facebook! loving your blog more and more everyday. :)

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    1. The perfect dessert to cure those summer cravings!
      smoothie recipes

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  2. This is one of our favorites as well. Have a fabulous day!

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  3. Do I have to use frozen bananas, would fresh not work?

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  4. I take it this means your off the sweet wagon? ;) LOL! This looks fabulous! We love blending up fruit for smoothies.

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    1. Well Dee, its like this... My wagon and I have a love hate relationship. Right now, we are madly deeply in love. I am rebuilding it with reinforced steel sides. Hopefully, that will keep me from jumping off of it. : ) My scale and I are at odds, so some balance is in order.

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  5. Can I just say how much I love this straw?! Totally takes me back to childhood :)

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  6. Cold...Creamy...and Delicious! I love that twisty straw...I haven't drank from one in ages.

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  7. Beautiful shake, smoothie, breakfast - whatever! I want one :) I could add some protein powder to this and be ready for the day. Yummmy

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  8. This shake sounds do refreshing! And of course very healthy :D
    By the way your twisty straw is genius - I have gone much too long without using one :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  9. I have really enjoyed making smoothies lately, but I have been adding ice to make it cold. What a great idea to use frozen bananas! Oh, and the color of this smoothie is just beautiful!

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  10. Beautiful color! I want to make one now haha! =D

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  11. I LOVE BLUEBERRYS... PIE..MILKSHAKE...CHEESECAKE...MUFFINS. BLUEBERRYY!!!

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  12. just bought some almond milk, think I will substitute lowfat milk with this and give it a try

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  13. Oh my, I love the color! Talk about eating with our eyes.

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  14. Hello, I work for a blueberry nursery and we're looking for blueberry recipes to share on our blog! May we share a photo and link to your blog from our blog? Please let me know, thank you!

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  15. Can I substitute greek yogurt for the milk?

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