strawberry, blueberry and banana smoothie

These fruit smoothies are the perfect solution if you are looking for a breakfast on the go.

As part of my series of recipes which Kellogg’s asked me to develop using their limited edition and new Special K Oats & Honey variant, I thought a smoothie was a fabulous option. I frequently make them and find they are an easy way to get protein and fruit into your diet in a very delicious way. In these recipes I have used fat-free yoghurt and milk in order to make this even more super healthy, but you could substitute with your favourite low-fat variety. By adding the cereal to the mix, you get a more substantial smoothie that will serve as a meal replacement.

Using frozen fruit gives the smoothie a lovely frozen feel and thicker texture. I often freeze my fruit specifically for smoothies, even banana’s.

This is a good tip if you have a lot of fruit left over.

strawberries and blueberries

Banana smoothie:

  • 1 banana (about 1/2 a cup mashed)
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup Special K Oats & Honey cereal
  • 3/4 cup skim milk

Berry smoothie:

  •  1/2 a cup of strawberries and / or raspberries of both (frozen of fresh)
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup Special K Oats & Honey cereal
  • 3/4 cup skim milk

Blueberry smoothie:

  •  1/2 a cup blueberries (frozen of fresh)
  • 1/2 cup yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup Special K Oats & Honey cereal
  • 3/4 cup skim milk

Place all the ingredients for a particular smoothie into a food processor and blend until smooth. I use an immersion hand-held stick blender in a tall container and this works very well too. Add a tablespoon of honey if you desire a bit more sweetness.

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banana, strawberry and blueberry smoothie

For my other Special K recipes:

crunchy baked bananas with honey and orange

oat & honey waffles with caramelised apples

6 Comments

  1. Yolanda Jolla

    Hi, these sound and look delicious I would definitely try them. How many calories does each smoothie have.

  2. Sam

    Hi Yolanda

    Unfortunately I do not know the total calorie count on these as I am not a food scientist / technologist. If you have a calorie book – break down the ingredients, work out their individual count and then add them together.

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  4. HI Sam, I am currently on the Weigh-less plan and I made your smoothie and it was define! It is my breakfast and snack included and I felt very satisfied and it was DELICIOUS! It was more than awesome to meet you at the Food Bloggers Indaba and I am one of your biggest fans! Cannot wait to buy your awesome cook book when you are in JHB! Keep up the good work, WE LOVE IT! (including my hubby)

  5. Sam

    Hi Christie-Anne, thank you so much for the very kind words and It was lovely to meet you too. I am so glad this recipe fits into your WW eating regime.
    See you in JOburg!
    Sam 🙂

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