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How to Make a Strawberry Smoothie: 10 Super Strawberry Smoothies to Try

Do you like quick breakfasts but are at a loss for what to make? What about a delicious strawberry smoothie that you can make in under 5 minutes?

Smoothies are a great option for a quick and easy breakfast that leaves very little mess. They are entirely customizable, and can be easily made with ingredients that you already have in your kitchen.

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In this article we are focusing on strawberry smoothies. In addition to tasting amazing, strawberries are packed with vitamins and nutrients like vitamin C, potassium, manganese, folate, fiber, and magnesium.

If you are looking for a great smoothie recipe, we’ve come up with 10 delicious ways to add strawberries to your daily menu. All you have to do is take the ingredients listed, put them in a blender, and mix them together.

Simple Strawberry Recipe

If you are looking for the basic strawberry smoothie recipe, look no further than this list of ingredients.

Ingredients:​

  • 8 strawberries with stems removed
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract
  • Handful of crushed ice cubes

Tropical Strawberry Smoothie

Whether you’re sitting on a sunny beach or just in the backyard, a tropical smoothie will transport you to paradise. Combine these ingredients in a blender and you will be dreaming of palm trees and hammocks.

Ingredients:​

  • 16 oz frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup sugar-free coconut syrup
  • 4 cups ice
  • 1 ripe mango, sliced with the pit removed
  • 2 frozen bananas
  • ½ orange, peeled

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberry banana is one of the most classic combinations out there. This smoothie is very simple to make. Just take these ingredients and combine them in a blender.

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Ingredients:​

  • 8 strawberries with stems removed
  • ½ banana cut into smaller pieces
  • ½ cup skim milk
  • ½ cup plain greek yogurt

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

When life gives you lemons, add them to strawberries and make strawberry lemonade! This 4-ingredient recipe is perfect for a hot summer day by the pool.

Ingredients:​

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ⅔ cup lemon juice
  • 3 cups frozen strawberries
  • ½ cup vanilla yogurt

This recipe is slightly more complicated than the “throw it all in the blender method”. Begin by heating the sugar with ½ cup of water in a saucepan over medium heat until the sugar has dissolved. Take the cooled sugar mixture and combine it with the lemon juice and another ½ cup of water in a large pitcher. Add this mixture to the blender with the frozen strawberries and yogurt for a sweet and tangy drink.


Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie

Strawberry shortcake is a simple pleasure of life. Now you can make it as a healthy strawberry smoothie using this recipe!

For this recipe, add the oats to the blender and grind them up before adding the other ingredients. This will help prevent the final product from being too chunky.

Ingredients:​

  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Scant 1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Treat yourself to dessert for breakfast with this fun recipe! If you like, you can replace the agave with honey for a milder sweetness.

Ingredients:​

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ¾ cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 2 ounces low-fat cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ tablespoons agave nectar

Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie

Is there anything better than a chocolate covered strawberry? The combination of the milky smooth chocolate with the juicy fruit of the strawberry is a match made in heaven. Recreate that classic pairing with this easy smoothie recipe, and add on mint chocolate chips if you want an added cooling flavor.

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Ingredients:​

  • 3/4 cup almond milk (coconut milk, skim milk, or 2% will work as well)
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt (plain, strawberry or vanilla)
  • 3 tsp cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • Mini chocolate chips to garnish (optional)

Strawberry Lime Smoothie

Strawberries and lime are a classic summer combination, and this smoothie is super simple to make!

Ingredients:​

  • 1 cup strawberry yogurt
  • ½ cup 2% milk
  • 2-4 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries with stems removed

Dairy-Free Strawberry Smoothie

If you are trying to avoid dairy, this strawberry smoothie is perfect for you. If you want to make this a vegan option, substitute the honey for agave nectar.

Ingredients:​

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • ¼ cup cold water
  • 4 ice cubes
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Spinach Strawberry Smoothie

Looking to add a little green to your breakfasts? Look no further than the Spinach Strawberry Smoothie! This mix is high in iron and packed with tropical fruits, so you’ll feel satisfied after! Simply mix all of the ingredients listed in a blender for 5-10 minutes.

Ingredients:​

  • 1 1/2 very ripe bananas, peeled, diced and frozen
  • 6 oz fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 2 mandarin oranges, peeled and halved
  • 3 cups packed baby spinach
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup ice

Your smoothie, your way

Smoothies are a great breakfast or snack because they can be completely customized. One thing we like to do is freeze the strawberries the night before instead of using ice.

So, if you don’t have one of the ingredients for one of these recipes, you can be creative with what you already have in your fridge.

Do you have any suggestions for strawberry smoothie recipes, leave a comment below.​

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