I always make a large pitcher full, because the teens come running when they hear the Vita-Mix roar.

Strawberry Yogurt and Amond Milk Creamy Smoothie

Rating: 5

Total Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 5 cups

Serving Size: 1 cup

Calories per serving: 42

Fat per serving: 18 cal fat, total fat 2.0g, sat fat 0.6g

Good Points: low in cholesterol, very high in calcium, high in vitamin A, very high in vitamin E
Nutrition Facts; 42 calories, 18 fat calories, total fat 2.0g, saturated fat 0.6g, cholesterol 2mg, sodium 85mg, total carbohydrates 2.4g, sugars 1.6g, protein 3.8g, vitamin A 4%, vitamin C 0%, iron 1%, calcium 11% (based on a 2000 calorie diet)
Does not include the optional banana or optional protein powder


  • 1 pint of fresh strawberries, sliced or 1 cup of frozen strawberries
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 1 cup of Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups of Ice
  • 1 banana, chunked, fresh or frozen
  • 2 scoops of vanilla protein powder


  1. Add the almond milk, strawberries and Greek yogurt to the Blender or Vita-Mix first.
  2. Zap for a minute or so to blend, but not completely liquify.
  3. Add the optional banana and the optional protein powder before the ice.
  4. Add the ice.
  5. Zap for another minute for the ice to break down and blend with the liquid.
  6. You might need to experiment with times on your Vita-Mix or Blender.
  7. Don’t overblend.
  8. If it’s too thick, add an additional 2 ounce of Almond Milk and blend. Continue adding in 2 ounce portions until you have a creamy texture.
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