- ½ bananafrozen
- 1 cup of milk kefirPlain
- ½ cup of your favorite fruit or berryfrozen
- Ice cubes if your fruit is not frozen
You are most likely reading a lot of recipes online these days about how to make just about everything from main dishes to nutritious drinks. Each recipe lists exactly what you need and how much to add of that ingredient to create the perfect balance that your taste buds will love. While it’s good to follow recipes to create these surprises, it’s also important to take time every once in awhile and create your own. While this recipe doesn’t tell you exactly what to do, it gives you the directions on how to create your own. This recipe will let you break out of your comfort zone of following directions and enter into the world of unlimited possibilities.
With this recipe, you will choose a berry, any type of berry you want. You could choose the healthy red strawberry bursting with pride and deliciousness. You could choose the blueberry, also known as the superberry, because it is packed full of healthy vitamins and nutrients. Maybe you want to add cranberry, grape, raspberries, or other berries.
If you want to use fruit instead of berries, feel free to do so. You can add apples, oranges, peaches, nectarines, pineapples, and more. You know, sometimes when you go to the store and they have an overabundance of a fruit or berry so they put it on sale and you end up buying more than you should because it is a good deal? It’s moments like that where this recipe will come in handy.
Once you choose your berries, you will then need to pair it with a banana. The banana will give your smoothie balance because the milk kefir used in this recipe is a little bit on the tart side and combined with your berry, it may not be that appealing to your taste. The banana will provide balance between the two distinct flavors and give you a reason to keep drinking. If it doesn’t appeal to the taste buds, you most likely won’t drink it so adding the banana is a great idea.
The best thing about this recipe is you can use it at anytime of the year and choose the fruit or berry you want to use. Be creative and try different combinations until you find what works for you. Before you get started, you will need a basic recipe for milk kefir. After making milk kefir, you will want to leave it plain and not add any flavoring otherwise you could alter the results of this recipe. If you haven’t made milk kefir before, You have come to the right place. Find the recipe here and make the recipe up one day ahead of time so you can be ready to blend the ingredients together below.
Note: It’s important to have the fruit and berries frozen for this recipe. You can place it in the freezer for about an hour prior to combining the ingredients together. If your fruit or berries are not frozen enough, your smoothie will not be cold enough. Add the ice cubes if needed to create the perfect temperature for a smoothie.
Prepare the fruit
Add everything in the blender
Place the lid on the blender and blend all ingredients together for two minutes or until completely smooth.
Serve immediately !