“Berries, berries and more berries. Super-sweet and yummy. I put a little banana in to thicken things up, made it nice and creamy.”~ A. Mom
Greek Yogurt Strawberry Blueberry, a copycat Smoothie King recipe, is so smooth and creamy and simply bursting with berry-flavored antioxidants. The thick Greek yogurt base perfectly suspends the refreshing sweet-tart berry duo. And, your kids will absolutely love it!
Everything You Need
The Smoothie King Greek Yogurt Strawberry Blueberry ingredients are:
- Greek yogurt
- apple juice
- blueberry juice
- whey protein powder
- Collagen Boost, optional
Blueberries – Blueberries are a popular superfood that are low in calories and highly nutritious. They are the king of antioxidants, being absolutely loaded with flavonoids, and provide significant amounts of vitamin C, vitamin K, and manganese. Blueberries protect against aging and cancer, by reducing DNA damage, and boost heart function, by preventing LDL oxidization and lowering blood pressure.
Strawberries – Strawberries are a flavorful staple of many healthy smoothies and shakes. They are an excellent source of several important antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds including pelargonidin, ellagic acid, ellagitannins, and procyanidins. Strawberries are widely known to decrease the risk of heart disease, help regulate blood sugar, and reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Greek Yogurt – Greek yogurt has been a staple of Greek cuisine for more than 2,000 years. It is high in vitamin A, vitamin B2, vitamin B5, vitamin B12, em>calcium, and selenium, and is particularly rich in protein. Greek yogurt benefits bone health, supports a healthy digestive tract, and aids in post-workout muscle recovery.
Apple Juice – Apples are the most widely consumed fruit globally and boast more than 7,000 different varieties. They provide significant amounts vitamin C, vitamin K, copper, and potassium, and are loaded with power antioxidants, especially polyphenols. Apples can help lower cholesterol levels, reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes, and promote gut health as a prebiotic.
Milk – Milk, mainly from cows, sheep, and goats, has been consumed through out the world for thousands of years. It is protein-rich and packed with important nutrients including, vitamin B2, vitamin B12, vitamin D, calcium, phosphorous, potassium, and selenium. Milk is known to benefit bone health and may prevent osteoporosis.
Whey Protein Powder – Whey protein powder is the most highly studied nutritional supplement readily available, providing great nutritional value and numerous health benefits. In addition to high quality protein, it also contains bioactive peptides called lactokinins. Whey protein powder promotes muscle growth and maintenance, helps lower blood pressure, can lessen the effects of Type 2 diabetes, and reduces inflammation.
A standard blender is all that is required to make these delicious smoothies. If you are making it for just one person, we recommend using the truly amazing personal NutriBullet Ultra as it is super-quick to set up and very easy to clean.
If you are making them for more than one person, we recommend a higher-end Vitamix blender that can process larger loads more efficiently.
For overnight storage, we recommend using a glass or BPA-free airtight container with a resealable lid.
How To Make The Smoothie King Greek Yogurt Strawberry Blueberry
The Smoothie King Greek Yogurt Strawberry Blueberry is very easy to make:
- Step 1: Place blueberries, strawberries, Greek yogurt, apple juice, blueberry juice, mile, protein powder, and ice into a blender and secure the lid.
- Step 2: Start the blender on its lowest speed and steadily ramp up to its highest speed. This will reduce wear and tear on the motor and blades, facilitate a more consistent blend, and help prevent food splatter onto the lid and sides.
- Step 3: Blend for approximately 30 seconds or until a smooth consistency is achieved.
- Step 4: Pour into a glass for immediate refreshment or place in the refrigerator in an airtight container to enjoy later.
Recipe Tips And Substitutions
If you don’t have frozen fruit, or simply prefer to use fresh fruit (we totally get that), we recommend adding 1/2 cup of ice to chill your smoothie and give it a pleasing icy texture.
Almond milk or soy milk can be substituted for the whole milk to make this delicious smoothie dairy-free.
- Place blueberries, strawberries, Greek yogurt, apple juice, blueberry juice, mile, protein powder, and ice into a blender and secure the lid.
- Start the blender on its lowest speed and steadily ramp up to its highest speed. This will reduce wear and tear on the motor and blades, facilitate a more consistent blend, and help prevent food splatter onto the lid and sides.
- Blend for approximately 30 seconds or until a smooth consistency is achieved.
- Pour into a glass for immediate refreshment or place in the refrigerator in an airtight container to enjoy later.
- If you don't have frozen fruit, or simply prefer to use fresh fruit (we totally get that), we recommend adding 1/2 cup of ice to chill your smoothie and give it a pleasing icy texture.
- Almond milk or soy milk can be substituted for the whole milk to make this delicious smoothie dairy-free.
Serving Size:1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 300Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 364mgCarbohydrates: 97gFiber: 8gSugar: 65gProtein: 61g
Smoothie Frequently Asked Questions
What do antioxidants do?
Antioxidants are substances that can help protect cells from damage caused by molecules called free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when the body breaks down food. Antioxidants work by donating electrons to free radicals, neutralizing them and preventing them from doing further damage to cells.
Is protein powder good for you?
Protein powder can be a convenient and tasty way to increase your protein intake. It can be especially helpful for people who have trouble getting enough protein from food alone, such as vegans or older adults.
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