Strawberries and bananas are a favorite flavor pairing that nearly everyone loves, so naturally, strawberry banana smoothies are almost always a hit. Add some pineapple and chocolate for that classic banana split taste, or mix strawberries and bananas with a variety of other fruits and greens for an out-of-this-world smoothie that’s both satisfying and delicious.
Strawberry banana smoothies offer tons of health benefits. Both are good sources of nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B6, and potassium, plus manganese, which is good for your skin. Strawberries are also a good source of antioxidants and fiber, as well. Together, they’re a real powerhouse, both in terms of flavor and health. Best of all, most kids will go crazy over a tasty strawberry banana smoothie!
You can add a lot of different ingredients to strawberry banana smoothies for a variety of flavors. Add some kale for a boost of green power, blueberries for that added berry blast of flavor, or some Greek yogurt for an added protein boost. With so many variations to try, you’ll never get bored.
Strawberry banana smoothies make a refreshing anytime treat, but on those busy weekday mornings – or when you’re on the go – it’s not always practical to chop and blend your own smoothie at home. Stop by your local Edible Arrangements® store for a delicious, done-for-you strawberry banana smoothie anytime. Our Edible® Treats menu includes tasty treats like refreshing Pineapple & Orange smoothies, Strawberry, Pineapple & Banana smoothies, and so much more.
For more delicious strawberry banana smoothie recipes you should try, we put out a call for ideas and curated responses below. (Note: Edible Arrangements® is not endorsing any of the companies or ideas discussed below, but we asked for suggestions to get some different perspectives.) Keep reading to find out what the contributors who responded to our query had to say.
Bracha Goetz is a Harvard-educated author of 38 books to help children’s souls shine and the candid memoir for adults about overcoming food addictions joyfully: Searching for God in the Garbage.
“Here’s my favorite Yummy Strawberry Smoothie Recipe.
Blend for 20 seconds:
- A handful of ripe and fresh strawberries or 1/2 cup or more of frozen strawberries
- Two peeled ripe (soft) bananas, cut into several pieces
- Around 20 almonds
- One cup of water
Then add to the blended smoothie any of these you would like:
- Around 30 sunflower seeds
- A tablespoon of ground flax seeds
- A squeeze from a slice of lemon
- A sprinkle of cinnamon
- A sprinkle of Himalayan salt or sea salt
- A half cup or a cup of old-fashioned oats, depending on how thick you like your smoothies
This smoothie keeps you full, energized, and happy all morning long.”
Diana Gariglio-Clelland is a Registered Dietitian at Balance One Supplements. She has worked in the hospital, public health, and primary care settings, and has experience counseling people in all walks of life. She has been featured in Huffington Post, Parents Magazine, She Knows, MSN, Yahoo, Livestrong, Chowhound, Eating Well, Popsugar, Eat This, Fatherly, My Fitness Pal, and more.
“I like this strawberry banana smoothie recipe because it contains only natural sugar from fruit, unlike many prepared smoothies that contain high amounts of added sugar or juice. Frozen berries are preferred to achieve a thick and creamy texture, so it’s great to make year-round, not just when berries are fresh and in season. (Frozen fruit contains just as many nutrients as fresh if it’s frozen when at its peak.) Add coconut and/or ginger for an added boost of flavor.
Easy Strawberry Banana Smoothie:
Ingredients for one serving:
- 1 large, ripe banana
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 1/2 cup plain whole milk Greek yogurt
- 1/2 cup milk of choice (without sugar added); more as needed to achieve desired consistency
- 2 tsp unsweetened shredded coconut flakes (optional)
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Garnish with additional coconut flakes if desired.”
Bryan Stoddard is currently running a website called Homewares Insider that explores all things related to homes, interior design, furniture, and gardening. He’s also a passionate home designer that loves to tinker with DIY, design and organizing schemes.
“Here’s a recipe for my favorite strawberry banana smoothie recipe. It’s a pretty simple recipe, and you’ll need exactly:
- 2 cups of strawberries
- 1 large banana
- 1 cup of milk
- Add sweeteners in the amount that you like
To make the smoothie, you first need to wash the strawberries in water and place them in the blender. Peel the banana, cut or tear it in pieces and put on top of the strawberries.
After that add milk and sugar. Blend until it has your desired consistency and serve cold.”
Ankit Sitoke is a Digital Marketing Expert helping people to grow digitally.
“Here’s my favorite Strawberry Smoothie Recipe.
Step 1: Start cutting the strawberries in two halves so you can easily remove the green top from the strawberry, and then put those into the blender.
Step 2: Put the milk into the blender. If you are allergic or sensitive to milk, use yogurt.
Step 3: Put some ice in the blender.
Step 4: Blend for a few seconds.
Step 5: Add honey to reach your desired sweetness.
Step 6: Blend for a few seconds until all ingredients are well mixed.
Pour the smoothie in a glass and enjoy.”
Jamie Bacharach is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Health Coach, as well as the Head of Practice at Acupuncture Jerusalem. Jamie’s travels have taken her across the world as she has learned to synthesize the best of Western and Eastern medicine to the benefit of her patients.
“This is my favorite Strawberry Banana Smoothie:
- 2-3 bananas
- 8-10 strawberries
- 1 cup Greek yogurt
- 1 cup almond milk
- 1 Tbsp almond butter
Simple but sweet – that about sums up the perfect smoothie featuring strawberries and bananas. Because of the potent sweetness of these two popular fruits, there isn’t need for any other star ingredients. Almond butter and Greek yogurt add nutrients and body to the smoothie, while almond milk thins things out and balances the sweetness of the smoothie.”
Becky Beach is a food/lifestyle blogger who has been featured in Business Insider and Forbes.
“This is a healthy strawberry/banana smoothie that I serve to my 4 year old and myself almost every morning.
My child can’t taste the spinach!
- 1 frozen banana that’s cut up into pieces
- 1 cup of halved frozen strawberries
- 1 cup almond or coconut milk
- 1/2 cup orange juice or more milk if desired
- 1 tablespoon of honey for more sweetness
- 1/2 cup of kale or spinach
Blend all ingredients until smooth. Garnish with a banana or strawberry wedge.”
Shannon Serpette is the Chief Editor at Mom Loves Best.
“As a mom of two kids who love smoothies, I have a few go-to recipes that have made their list of favorites.
This strawberry banana smoothie recipe uses pineapple juice to give the sweetness of the strawberries and bananas a bit of a kick.
Here is the recipe:
- 1 cup apple or white grape juice (according to your preference)
- ½ cup of pineapple juice
- 1 and ½ bananas
- 1 and ½ cup of frozen strawberries
- ¾ cup of Greek yogurt (it can be the flavor of your choice – vanilla works well as does strawberry-banana)
Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until it’s smooth.”
Abe Navas is the General Manager of Emily’s Maids, a house
cleaning service in Dallas, Texas. Their mission is to make families happier by creating a clean and healthy home environment.
“Strawberry and banana is a super good combination on its own, but with a few twists, you can make it an unforgettable experience.
My favorite is a recipe with a little bit of fresh mint.
- 1 ripe banana
- 1 cup of strawberries cut into pieces
- ¾ cup of milk or almond milk
- 2 fresh leaves of mint
Serve it really cold. This is a perfect drink for a hot afternoon. It’s sweet but also refreshing.
Dr. Carrie Lam, MD, DABFM
Dr. Carrie Lam is the co-author of the international best selling books, Advanced Symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome: A Metabolic Approach and Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome Cookbook. Her career focus is in primary care along with functional and integrative medicine, with emphasis on anti-aging, lifestyle medicine, and nutrition.
“Both spinach and strawberry is high in vitamin C, which is a much needed nutrient for the adrenal glands to make cortisol.
Ingredients for my favorite Strawberry Green Smoothie:
- 2 cups frozen or fresh organic strawberries
- 1/2 frozen or fresh banana
- 2 tablespoons flaxseeds
- 3 cups fresh organic baby spinach
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk, oat milk, or rice milk
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
Grind the flax seed in a grinder. Do not use flax seed meal. Blend the flax seed with the other ingredients until smooth. Serve and enjoy!!!”
Keri Houchin is a lifestyle blogger from Texas. Her goal is to help readers live their best life, not a stressed life. She shares pretty and practical ways to make your home your haven and teaches readers to focus on making small changes that add up to reaching big goals.
“Smoothies are my favorite way to get a healthy breakfast loaded with fresh fruit, especially on busy mornings.
My favorite strawberry banana smoothie recipe is my Sweet and Tart Smoothie.
Combine 3 strawberries, 1 banana, 1/4 cup pineapple chunks, and 1/2 cup cranberry juice in a blender cup and puree until smooth. Add ice as needed to achieve your preferred thickness. I make mine in a single-serve Ninja blender cup, so this makes one serving.”
Brocha Soloff, RD
Brocha Soloff, BS, RD, CDN is a registered dietitian and the creator of iHeart Health™, a realistic and sustainable nutrition program for optimal health, weight management and complex medical conditions. The program is tailored specifically to individual needs and is based on scientifically proven theories about nutrition, health and wellness.
“This is my favorite Strawberry Banana Smoothie recipe:
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1/2 frozen banana
- 1/2 cup frozen cauliflower rice
- 2 scoops vanilla F Factor protein powder
- 2 tbsp PB2
- 1 cup almond milk
Blend very well and enjoy.”
Shana Thomas is the founder of a blog called, Im-Worthy.com. On the blog, she shares plant-based recipes and wellness tips to inspire busy women to live energetic and healthy lives.
“This is my favorite Strawberry Banana Smoothie Recipe:
- 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved
- 1 banana, quartered and frozen
- 1/2 cup Kite Hill Yogurt (Almond Milk, Dairy-Free, Unsweetened, Plain)
- 1/2 cup almond milk”
Tracy Anderson is an editor and blogger for Top Reveal, a site dedicated to helping consumers make smart decisions. She loves tasting recipes, reviewing gadgets, and finding ways to improve our quality of life.
“A plain strawberry banana smoothie is one of the easy-to-make smoothies that you would love to take during breakfast. It is a classic recipe that needs some basic ingredients that are easily available in your kitchen.
This smoothie can provide protein, saturated fat, sodium, carbs, and fiber to your body.
The ingredients you need:
- 1 cup of frozen strawberries
- 2 medium-sized bananas
- 1 cup of Greek yogurt
- ½ cup of almond milk
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup
The process you need to follow:
- Put strawberries, bananas, and Greek yogurt in the blender and blend them.
- Now add almond milk and maple syrup.
- Blend it until it becomes smooth.
- The plain strawberry banana recipe is ready to serve.”
Melanie Musson is a writer for ExpertInsuranceReviews.com. She is a mom to four, and her kids love to help make smoothies every morning.
“This is my favorite Strawberry Banana Smoothie. The beauty of this recipe is its simplicity. With just four ingredients, it’s easy to prepare. The Greek yogurt adds a rich creamy texture. After you’ve tried this, you’ll be ready to blend some up every morning.”
Tyler Sellers is a CEO-cum-Editor-in-Chief at Total Shape. Total Shape is one of the internet’s biggest health & fitness resources.
“My favorite is the Blissful Strawberry and Banana Smoothie.
Having a strawberry banana smoothie in the morning is refreshing and boosts mood. Strawberries are full of vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants while bananas are a big source of fiber, potassium, and magnesium. I love to take it daily in the morning as a day starter! I love to share my four-ingredient recipe here for 12 ounces (200 cal). You can replace honey with 1-2 dates and milk with low-fat yogurt.
- Strawberries (Organic) 8 (50 cal)
- Banana 1 (89cal)
- Milk (low fat) half-cup (40 cal)
- Honey (organic) 1 teaspoon (21 cal)
Add all ingredients in a blender and blend well.”
Elizabeth Girouard is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Certified Master Workplace Wellness Ambassador and Founder of Pure Simple Wellness and Zing Meals. Elizabeth is passionate about making healthy eating and living easy and practical. She meets clients where they are today and helps them gain energy and lose weight through sustainable diet and lifestyle changes.
“Here’s my favorite strawberry banana smoothie recipe.
- 1 cup coconut water
- 1 cup spinach
- 8 large strawberries, hulled
- ½ banana, peeled
- ½ lemon, peeled and pitted
- 1 teaspoon raw honey
- Ice – optional, up to 1 cup
- Blend coconut water and spinach together until smooth.
- Add strawberries, banana, lemon, and honey and blend until smooth. Add ice if thicker consistency is preferred.”
Sherri is the author of To Simply Inspire where she shares easy, delicious recipes for the everyday cook.
“My favorite strawberry banana smoothie recipe is this Healthy Strawberry Blueberry Banana Smoothie.”
Abby runs her own blog, SincerleyMarks. Her husband always jokes she should open a smoothie shop because she is always whipping up tasty blends, but in all reality smoothies are so simple and versatile that you can put together just about any combo, and it’s bound to taste good.
“Here’s my favorite strawberry banana smoothie recipe.
Ingredients for 2 servings:
- 1 banana
- 1 1/2 – 2 cups of frozen strawberries
- 3 kale stalks
- 1 Tbsp peanut butter
- 1 Tbsp chia seeds
- 1 1/2 cups of almond milk (or coconut milk)”
Jackie Newgent, RDN
Jackie Newgent is a Brooklyn-based classically-trained chef, registered dietitian nutritionist, award-winning cookbook author, recipe developer, and media personality. She’s author of several cookbooks; a healthy cooking instructor at the Institute of Culinary Education; and a food writer. Jackie has made guest appearances on dozens of television news shows.
“This is my favorite Strawberry Banana Smoothie. I love adding a double dose of extra decadence to strawberries and bananas by going nutty and chocolatey with my almond and chocolate-covered strawberry smoothie! It’s so enjoyable as a dessert smoothie — or a nourishing post-workout snack. In addition to the strawberries and banana, this fun twist on a classic smoothie includes unsweetened vanilla almond milk, cocoa powder, almond butter, and yogurt. So not only can it satisfy a sweet tooth, but it’s also packed with health-promoting nutrients, including fiber, vitamin C, vitamin E, calcium, and potassium!”
Amber Epps, aka Dr. HollyHood, is a college professor, hip hop artist, and mother of three. She not only creates music and produces events, but also acts as an advocate for women in hip hop and also works hard to promote the fact that hip hop is an art.
“I make myself a breakfast smoothie every morning, and most days this is a strawberry banana smoothie. I tend to avoid dairy, so my recipe is as follows:
- 1 cup coconut milk yogurt (I prefer the So Delicious brand, vanilla flavored is extra yummy!)
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 4-6 organic frozen strawberries (depending on size)
- 1 organic banana
- 1/4 tsp chia seeds
- 1 tsp peanut butter or almond butter”
Terrance Hutchinson is the owner of Best Lifestyle Fitness and Nutrition. He has been providing health and fitness instruction over the last 12 years throughout the Georgia, Carolina, Florida, and New York area. He also has online fitness programs with clients in Germany and Australia.
“Here is a recipe for my favorite strawberry banana smoothie:
- 1/2 cup fresh strawberries
- 1 med. banana
- 1/2 cup skim or almond milk
- 4 ice cubes
- 1 tsp ground flax seeds
- 2 pinch of ginger
- 1 tsp chia seeds
- 1/4 cup hemp seeds. (Optional)
- 1/2 cup vanilla lie fat Greek yogurt
Blend all together and enjoy!”
Ethan Lichtenberg is a writer for CarInsurance.org. He specializes in marketing and travel writing. Ethan is also a foodie at heart and loves a morning smoothie before a workout.
“This is, by far, my favorite smoothie altogether. It’s a great mix of refreshing and filling.
I use goat milk and a handful of ice in a blender. Add the strawberry and banana, blend lightly. Then add peanut butter, and vanilla protein and blend all the way through.
I enjoy my smoothies thicker, so give it a try!”
Next time you’re craving a mouth-watering strawberry banana smoothie, stop by your local Edible Arrangements® store for a delicious, done-for-you smoothie you can grab and go. Choose your favorite combination of ingredients from our Edible® Treats menu for a custom blend of favors that’s sure to satisfy!