If you’ve already read a few of my blog posts, or you’re a friend of mine, you probably know that I am not thrilled by the prospect of eating fruits and vegetables. Usually, I only use fruit and vegetables (with the exception of spinach, tomatoes and butternut squash) on my skin and hair! In fact, if a serial-killer were to abduct me with the express intention of torturing me, his/her best bet would be to force me to eat some fruit, or worse veggies.
But, I am getting old and well, wrinkles and the prospect of some debilitating illness (in that order) are also beginning to cause me some concern. This has prompted me to consider eating some fruit.
I tried at first to eat berries, specifically, strawberries, blueberries and such, but found them to be too sour. So then I began coupling them with slices of cake, specifically, cheesecake, Nutella cake and such. This worked, except, I also got horrendously fat ( not quite horrendously, but I did put on some weight). I found I was eating more cake and less fruit; not only did this make me fat, it sort of defied the purpose of eating fruit, namely to try and be more healthy, if I ended up eating more sugars and fats along with the fruit, in order to be able to consume the fruit.
But finally, I might have a solution! I’ve begun making fruit smoothies every morning and they’re quite refreshing! I’ve been told they’re pretty good by some of my friends who’ve tried them. For me, as you know, all good food has to be spicy and buttery or in the alternative, chocolatey, so while it’s really difficult to even think about raw fruit as yummy, I will say this, this smoothie is quite a bit better than edible, which makes it one of the best fruit smoothies in the world, I assure you.
If you want to try making one, all you need are 6 medium strawberries, a banana, yoghurt, milk, and a food processor or blender. Start by culling the strawberries:
If you don’t know how to do this, watch this video about how to cull strawberries fast:
Next, throw the berries and the banana (cut in half) into a processor or blender and process until smooth. Then add 2-4 tablespoons of yoghurt (depending on how tart you like your smoothie to be) and about 3 tablespoons of milk. Process some more until everything is blended and pour into a tall glass.
Drink immediately, and give yourself a pat on the pat for doing something healthy 🙂
10 replies on “Strawberry-Banana Yoghurt Smoothie”
Looks like a lovely breakfast! Then again, so is cake…. 🙂
Ha ha, I often have cake for breakfast, or as a pre-dinner snack 😉
I think that’s traditional! Sweets for breakfast and afternoon tea sounds completely reasonable to me. 🙂
Ha ha, no I mean literally right before dinner. I also have cake as for tea and with tea 😛
I thought you were going to throw in some nutella for good measure.
I have such a bad reputation 😦
Here’s for the sunshine you brought to me and my human: http://texascatny.wordpress.com/2012/05/25/my-first-award-a-sunshine-award-from-catpurrology/
Thanks so much! I am so sorry for my late response, I’ve not really been able to blog for a while 😦 I appreciate this very much 🙂 Purrs right back at ya 😉
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