Strawberry banana smoothie recipe made with just three ingredients. The perfect breakfast smoothie, dessert, or snack. This smoothie tastes like an indulgent ice cream, but is made with just frozen fruit and milk!
This strawberry banana smoothie is made with just 3 ingredients, and so thick and creamy that it tastes like ice cream (yes, I’m serious!)
With easy ingredients and a blender, you can make this at home in just 5 minutes.
Kids and adults alike will love this smoothie recipe!
How to make a strawberry banana smoothie
First, add your milk of choice to the bottom of a high speed blender.
You will need a high powered blender to make this recipe, as it is very thick and a normal blender would most likely not be able to handle it.
Adding the milk first to the blender will help it blend easier.
I recommend either a Blendtec or a Vitamix.
I personally have a Blendtec and have been happy with it.
Basically you just need a higher powered blender if you want that super thick ice cream texture.
Add your frozen strawberries and bananas over the milk, and blend it all up!
This smoothie is super thick, so you might need to stop blending and use a spoon to mix it all around.
Be patient, it will blend!
After a few minutes, you’ll have a super thick and creamy smoothie that tastes like ice cream!
I gladly take a few extra minutes to help the smoothie blend instead of adding more milk.
As far as smoothies go, the thicker the better in my opinion!
I’m all about that ice cream texture smoothie. There is nothing better!
Tip for blending a strawberry banana smoothie
Add your milk to the blender first.
This will help make sure the blender works the best that it can, and has easy access to the liquid of the recipe.
If you do not have a high speed blender, you may need to add more milk to make it not as thick so that the blender can handle mixing the smoothie up.
If you don’t care about thickness, you can make this more easily by splashing in some extra milk to help the blender out.
It’s really whatever works for you!
Why I love this smoothie recipe
Isn’t the color just gorgeous?
Fruits are nature’s rainbow and I love it!
This smoothie is such a gorgeous pink color and it makes me happy.
I eat mine with a spoon like ice cream and it is so satisfying.
Cool and creamy, and totally guilt free.
You totally feel like you are indulging, but it’s so healthy for you!
If for some reason you want your smoothie to be less thick (say, to drink it out of a straw) just add more milk until it’s the consistency that you want.
What milk to use in your strawberry banana smoothie
Another question I have been asked is what type of milk I suggest.
Any milk you have will work.
You won’t really notice a flavor difference, or much of one.
I used 2% milk as it is what I had on hand, but you can use whole milk, almond milk, soy milk, whatever basic milk you have on hand.
Dairy free or dairy – it won’t make much of a difference.
No need to run to the store, just use what you have!
I hope you love this recipe as much as our family did!
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe:
- 4 cups frozen strawberries
- 1 cup frozen banana chunks
- 1 cup milk of choice (see notes)
- Add the milk to the bottom of your high speed blender
- Add strawberries and frozen bananas on top of the milk
- Blend, scraping down the edges if necessary
You will need a high speed blender for this recipe (I love my blendtec). Because this smoothie is so thick, it likely will not blend in a regular blender. If needed, add more milk to help the smoothie blend.
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Amount Per Serving:Calories: 184 Total Fat: 2g Saturated Fat: 1g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 7mg Sodium: 48mg Carbohydrates: 41g Fiber: 7g Sugar: 19g Protein: 5g