Berry Smoothie Ice Cream – Barefeet within the Kitchen


Smoothie Ice Cream is what occurs when strawberries, blueberries, and bananas are blended right into a frozen concoction so thick you’ll be able to eat it with a spoon. 

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Ice Cream Smoothie

This ice cream smoothie was an unintended results of my not paying lots of consideration as I threw a few of our favourite smoothie substances into the blender. Banana berry smoothies are at all times a win with my youngsters, so I anticipated thumbs up once they tasted this.

Their response was off the charts although. The children LOVED this and declared it the next: “superior,” “favourite breakfast food ever,” “higher than common ice cream,” and “simply make this for our subsequent dessert.” I used to be laughing so laborious by the point the youngsters polished off their “ice cream breakfast.”

Whereas I didn’t share their excessive degree of enthusiasm or the inclination to name this blended berry smoothie, “extra scrumptious than ice cream,” it truly is a scrumptious frozen deal with. And I used to be particularly completely happy to see the youngsters so excited over a wholesome deal with.

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I made these smoothies twice extra that month earlier than sharing the recipe with you, simply to make it possible for the “ice cream” wasn’t a fluke and might be recreated simply. Aspect observe right here: I’ve a really highly effective blender. Should you wouldn’t have a really highly effective blender, I like to recommend utilizing a meals processor to make this ice cream.

I’ve made ice cream smoothies many occasions over the previous ten years and the youngsters (even the grown ones) nonetheless devour each drop from their bowls and glasses.

We additionally make this Pina Colada Smoothie and revel in it as soft-serve ice cream. It’s one other ice cream smoothie assured to make everybody grin.

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Blended Berry Smoothie

You’ll want the next substances to make this recipe:

  • milk
  • frozen bananas
  • frozen strawberries
  • frozen blueberries
  • honey, to style

The necessity for honey (or alternate sweeteners) on this smoothie will rely upon the sweetness of the frozen fruit – particularly the strawberries, as some frozen berries merely aren’t very candy. Style the smoothie earlier than including honey and decide whether it is wanted. Typically, we add a superb little bit of sweetener and different occasions, none in any respect.

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Layer substances into the blender or meals processor within the order listed above. Mix till easy, stopping as wanted to scrape the edges of the bowl or pitcher.

Serve instantly for a enjoyable gentle serve ice cream or place within the freezer for 30-45 minutes, for a extra simply scooped ice cream.

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If absolutely frozen, enable the smoothie to thaw on the counter for 20-Half-hour earlier than serving. This may freeze virtually utterly stable inside just a few hours.

I desire to drink my smoothies with a straw, so I skinny this smoothie with an additional splash of milk within the blender and mix once more until easy. This may create a splendidly thick milkshake consistency smoothie.

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Oh, how we love our smoothies within the morning – or within the afternoon, or the night. Should you’re on the lookout for a strategy to get extra greens into your youngsters, strive these Mango Banana Spinach Smoothies.

Orange juice, inexperienced grapes, a banana and a beneficiant handful of spinach mix to make my youngsters’ Favourite Inexperienced Smoothie. In case you are new to inexperienced smoothies, that is the place to start out. This was the primary inexperienced smoothie that I attempted and my entire household has liked it from the beginning.

Pineapple and bananas, watermelon and basil, peaches, kiwi, there aren’t many fruits that I gained’t fortunately add to our smoothies.

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Servings: 3 servings

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  • Layer substances into the blender or meals processor within the order listed above. Mix till easy, stopping as wanted to scrape the edges of the bowl or pitcher.

  • Serve instantly for a enjoyable gentle serve ice cream or place within the freezer for 30-45 minutes, for a extra simply scooped ice cream.

If absolutely frozen, enable the smoothie to thaw on the counter for 20-Half-hour earlier than serving. This may freeze virtually utterly stable inside just a few hours.

Energy: 237kcal · Carbohydrates: 43g · Protein: 7g · Fats: 6g · Saturated Fats: 3g · Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.4g · Monounsaturated Fats: 1g · Ldl cholesterol: 20mg · Sodium: 64mg · Potassium: 665mg · Fiber: 5g · Sugar: 31g · Vitamin A: 348IU · Vitamin C: 49mg · Calcium: 218mg · Iron: 1mg

{initially printed 9/22/11 – recipe notes and pictures up to date 2/23/24}

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