Start your day with this delicious Strawberry Mint Smoothie recipe! Blended with frozen strawberries, fresh mint leaves, yogurt, milk, and honey, this is a smoothie you’ll want everyday!
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Do you remember the Minty Strawberry-Lime Icebox Pie that I shared here on the blog a while back? It’s one of my favorite pies. It’s easy, it’s no-bake, and the best part: it has the combination of strawberry and mint. It’s one of my most favorite things ever.
Quite often, I find myself craving that strawberry and mint combo. I usually dismiss the craving, because while I could eat that pie every week, I’ve accepted that it’s probably not a good idea. But this week, strawberry and mint popped into my head again…and I came up with a great idea.
See, I’ve been back on my smoothie kick again. Does anyone else do that? Start making them for a while and then stop? I do it regularly throughout the year. I stopped making smoothies for a while , but after the start of the new year, I was was craving foods that were better for me. I love the way I feel when I drink a smoothie in the morning, so I pull out my Ninja blender and started blending them up again.
This week I was a bit bored with my usual smoothies. And that’s when the most wonderful thing happened: strawberry and mint popped into my head. With just a bit of experimenting, I came up with a Strawberry Mint Smoothie recipe that I know I will be making A LOT, plus you’ll love it too.
For this Strawberry Mint Smoothie recipe, I use both milk and yogurt, which give this smoothie a nice boost of protein. When buying the yogurt and milk for this Strawberry Mint Smoothie recipe, be sure to look for the REAL® Seal on packaging. When you see the REAL® Seal on a product (which can be on the front, back, or side of the product), it’s a sign that the product you are buying is a genuine dairy product, made with milk from cows on U.S. dairy farms. And, it’s no small thing for a company to have that REAL® Seal on their packaging. Companies have to register and meet specific guidelines to be able to display REAL® Seal. You can learn more on the REAL® Seal website.
For the milk, I used my usual skim milk, but you can use reduced fat milk or whole milk if that’s what you usually use. For the yogurt, I prefer regular yogurt, which is why I went with that (vanilla flavor). You could use Greek yogurt, if you prefer, which will increase the protein in this even more.
You’ll need frozen strawberries too. I bought a bag of them at the grocery store, but when prices are low in the spring and summer, I buy lots of fresh strawberries and freeze them myself. You’ll also need fresh mint and honey.
This Strawberry Mint Smoothie recipe is SO easy. Just place all the ingredients in a high-powered blender (I love my Ninja and use it for all my smoothie making) and blend away!
Before you pour into glasses, you might want to give it a quick taste and adjust any of the ingredients as desired. For example, if you would like it sweeter, add more honey. If the smoothie is too thick, you can add a bit more milk. In one batch that we made, we felt that the mint needed to be stronger, so we tossed in a few more leaves. It’s a flexible recipe, so feel free to adjust according to your preference.
This recipe makes about 30 ounces of smoothie, which I think is perfect for 2 servings. Just pour into glasses and enjoy!
Strawberry Mint Smoothie Recipe
- Serves: 30 ounces (approx)
- Serving size: 2
- 8 ounces strawberries, hulled and frozen
- ½ cup vanilla yogurt
- 1 cup milk (skim, reduced fat, or whole)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 10-12 fresh mint leaves
- Place all ingredients in a high powered blender. Process until fully blended and smooth. Taste test and adjust ingredients, if necessary. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.
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