July 4th Smoothie

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on July 2, 2009

July 4th Smoothie

Here’s a Red White and Blue smoothie for you all to try this holiday weekend! 

July 4th Smoothie

It turns a magnificant purple color when blended!

Ingredients
1 banana
1 cup of milk, rice milk or yogurt
6 large strawberries
About 1 cup blueberries
2 Tbsp ground flaxseed (optional)
2 Tbsp favorite sweetener, like honey, agave syrup or sugar (I used agave)
Enough water to cover all the fruit (about 3-4 cups)

Directions
1. Add all ingredients and blend until smooth.
2. Drink!

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Susie's Homemade July 2, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Yummo!

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tracyah July 2, 2009 at 1:41 pm

You can easily add spinach to this smoothy if you have greenaphobic kiddos like I do. My children NEVER know it’s in there…the bluberries hide it just right.

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Michelle July 2, 2009 at 3:29 pm

I make this all the time, except I freeze the yogurt ahead of time (sometimes the fruit too) and use apple juice & honey to sweeten. Very yummy! I’ll have to try the flaxseed sometime.

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Jocelyn Stott July 2, 2009 at 4:24 pm

This looks delicious!

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Christina Baita July 3, 2009 at 7:41 am

Yum Yum and I LOVE the gluten free!

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Amanda July 4, 2009 at 4:01 pm

That looks absolutely wonderful! I have just started making green smoothies. The hubs say they taste good but he can’t get past the color to drink one. Tracay, I am going to take your advice and try and sneak some green into this purple beauty! :)

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Karlyn July 4, 2009 at 8:37 pm

I just made these smoothies today and they were just delightful! Thank you for sharing this healthy, easy to do and festively fun 4th of July recipe.

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Cindy May 28, 2011 at 7:02 pm

This look soooooooooooooo good!!!!!!!!!

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