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5 summer smoothie recipes

By: Enrique Gili on July 20, 2011, 3:35 p.m.
strawberry banana smoothie

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This tastes exactly like the combo ought to without the extra calories of an ice cream milkshake.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie


  • 2 frozen bananas, peeled and chopped
  • 10 ounces organic strawberries, stemmed and sliced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 6 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Time estimates

Prep time: 10 minutes

Total time: 2 hours 10 minutes


  1. Peel and chop bananas into bite-sized chunks and freeze for about 2 hours.
  2. Combine all ingredients in blender. Process on pulse for 20 to 25 seconds. Change setting to mix or smoothie for about 10 more seconds, or until smooth.

Yield: Serves 2