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Healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This Healthy Strawberry Banana Smoothie is the perfect simple smoothie choice for breakfast or a snack – and loved by kids and adults alike. With hidden broccoli you won’t even taste, banana, yogurt and frozen strawberries this is an easy smoothie to make – and so good you’ll want to have it every day.

two strawberry banana smoothies with bananas and frozen starwberries around
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I love a good smoothie, as you probably already know. It’s a great way to get lots of healthy stuff with just one glass, and best of all is that it’s so easy to hide even more good stuff in there. I often hide a big handful of spinach (like in the Mango Ginger Smoothie and Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie).

But my new favorite veggie to hide is broccoli. I truly love broccoli, and if I’m not adding spinach to a pasta or stew or omelette – you can be sure I’m adding broccoli instead. Yes, it has a bit of its own taste – but it’s also pretty easy to cover up that taste with other delicious flavors if broccoli is just not your thing.

And this smoothie is a great example of that. It tastes more like a milkshake than a healthy smoothie, and I don’t think anyone could guess there’s broccoli inside. Not even your kids!

And even better? You make it with frozen strawberries (so you can make it year round, and cheap!) and you can even use frozen broccoli if you’d like.

As a snack or as part of your breakfast, this smoothie is a great way to add some health points while having a delicious treat.

Looking for more healthy smoothie recipes? Check out the full smoothie archives.

top down view of two strawberry banana smoothies with bananas and frozen starwberries around

Why this recipe works

  • A delicious blend of sweet strawberry & banana with tart yogurt.
  • Strawberry & banana mask the broccoli flavor making it so you would never guess it’s even in there.
  • Plain Greek yogurt (or another natural yogurt without added sugar) makes this smoothie creamy, without adding any sugar.
  • The yogurt also adds a bit of tartness, so it’s not all sweet.
  • Banana adds extra sweetness in a natural way.

How to make a healthy Strawberry Smoothie with Yogurt & Banana

Making this smoothie is so easy you don’t have any excuses! Jut place all your ingredients in a high powered blender, and run it for a few minutes. Once well blended, pour in a nice glass and top with some frozen strawberries for that extra touch – or skip, you really don’t need to be that fancy on a Monday morning.

side view of a strawberry banana smoothie in a glass with a pink straw and some frozen strawberry pieces next to it

Expert tips for making Smoothies

For my top tips on making smoothies – head on over to the Green Broccoli Smoothie post where I included all my best smoothie making tips.

Frequently asked questions

Is this strawberry smoothie healthy?

Now, as I always say – healthy depends on you. Are you going full keto? Then this is not for you. Trying to keep all the sugars (natural or not!) out of your diet? Nope, not your smoothie.

But if you want to add some healthy stuff in an easy, delicious way that doesn’t taste “too healthy”? If you want a treat that’s not all that bad for you? Then yes, this is for you. It’s all natural, it has no added sugars, and it has loads of vitamins. Which in my book means – full on healthy!

Is this strawberry smoothie keto?

This strawberry smoothie is not keto approved, as it contains too many carbs. This will likely be the case for most strawberry smoothies, as strawberries contain a lot of (natural) sugar, especially if they also contains bananas which are high in sugar.

top down view of two strawberry banana smoothies with bananas and frozen starwberries around
strawberry banana smoothie with bananas and frozen starwberries around

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

5 from 5 votes
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Course: beverages, Breakfast, Smoothie
Cuisine: European
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2 smoothies
Calories: 154kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 banana
  • 2 dl frozen strawberries
  • 0.5 dl broccoli fresh or frozen
  • 2 dl yogurt greek turkish or other natural yogurt without added sugar

Instructions

  • Cut the broccoli in pieces and place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately!
Nutrition Facts
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 154 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 13mg4%
Sodium 56mg2%
Potassium 598mg17%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 293IU6%
Vitamin C 87mg105%
Calcium 149mg15%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information is approximate and automatically calculated, and should only be viewed as an indication.

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/Emmeline