I live about 5 seconds from one of those little frozen yogurt stores. At Red Mango they serve these awesome spoonable smoothies with fresh banana and granola. Every now and then on the way to the bus stop I'd spring for the treat, but at $5 a pop I can't really afford to make it a habit. So I figured it would be easy enough to recreate on my own. I actually like making it at home a little better because I can control my own portion size. Extra granola, yum!
How great would these be to give to the kids to eat on the way to school? Or to take on your way to work? Delicious and nutritious. So here's the recipe in case you're interested. It makes about 20 oz., enough for one large smoothie or 2 smalls.
1 cup Almond Milk
1 heaping cup Frozen Fruit
2 tbsp Peanut Butter
Dash of Honey
1/4 cup Granola
1 Fresh Banana
Blend Almond milk, fruit (I used strawberries and bananas), peanut butter, and a dash of honey. Add more milk if needed.
Pour into your glass, leaving at least an inch of room at the top.
Slice up your banana
and top your smoothie off with as much crunchy granola and fresh banana as you want. I finished mine with a little drizzle of honey on top. Sometimes I like to add cheerios too for the added crunch.
It's such a yummy on-the-go treat.
Just stir it up..
and take a bite! Okay it's not as pretty here but trust me, it's delicious.