Berry Bold Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are fun to make for breakfast and snacks. You can use any fruit you like, but this version is pretty perfect, so check it out! Be sure to use bananas that are overripe to give the smoothie a velvety texture.

Hands-on time:
10 minutes
Total time:
10 minutes

Kitchen Gear

Cutting board
Knife (adult needed)
Blender (adult needed)
Measuring cup


3⁄4 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, strawberries, or blueberries
3⁄4 cup plain yogurt
3⁄4 cup orange juice, milk, or water
1 large overripe banana, sliced (and frozen, if possible)
2 ice cubes (if using non-frozen fruit)


Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter. 

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.
  2. Put the top on tightly. Turn on the blender to medium speed and blend until the mixture is smooth, 30-60 seconds.
  3. Divide the smoothie equally between 2 glasses and serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.