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Yummy Wake Up Smoothies

Yummy Wake Up Smoothies

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: About 3 cups, serving 2 to 4


  • 1 large ripe banana, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup washed strawberries, stems and hulls removed
  • 1/2 cup raspberries or peeled and sliced kiwis (about 2 kiwis)
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey


  • Place all of the ingredients in the blender and process on high speed until smooth, about 30 to 45 seconds.

  • Pour into glasses and serve.

  • Feel free to substitute or add other fruits, such as blueberries, mangoes, or peaches. And feel free to substitute pineapple juice for the orange juice -- it'll work just as well!