Pomegranate Banana Smoothie
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A Pomegranate Banana Smoothie that is healthy and delicious! A great treat for the new year!
Hi Friends! It’s Mallory again from Chocolate with Grace. Christmas is over and the sweets are gone. Although that makes me a little sad (I’ve been lovin’ these molasses crinkle cookies!), its definitely time for me to start eating healthier again. The flu has been making serious rounds in my family, so I need to make sure that I’m getting lots of healthy fruits and vegetables.
This time of year it can be hard to find good fruits and vegetables in season. Forget the strawberries and blueberries, they’re either mushy or way too expensive. Some of my favorites fruits to buy in the winter are oranges, grapefruits, kiwi and pomegranates. Right now, I’m eating all the pomegranates I can get my hands on. There is something about those bright red little jewels that make a person happy.
Making this smoothie is a snap too. Especially for those early back-to-work mornings when no one wants to get up early just to make breakfast. It’s about 4 ingredients that get thrown in a blender until smooth. I used the actual pomegranate arils in this smoothie, but I will put up a fair warning that using them will give you a textured smoothie from the seeds, and I wouldn’t recommend it for a wimpy blender, either. If a textured smoothie doesn’t appeal to you, feel free to substitute pomegranate juice instead. Just be sure to cut down the other liquids and add a bit extra banana. I love the banana paired with the pomegranate; its smooth sweetness compliments the tartness of the pomegranate perfectly.
Pomegranate Banana Smoothie
The banana in this Pomegranate Banana Smoothie pairs so well with the tartness of the pomegranates and makes a delicious and healthy treat.
- 1 ripe banana
- 3/4 cup pomegranate arils, the jewels/seeds
- 1/3 cup Greek yogurt
- 4 to 5 Tablespoons of milk or pomegranate juice to thin to desired consistency
- Place banana, pomegranate arils, greek yogurt and milk into a blender. Blend until smooth and serve immediately.
- Please note, using the pomegranate arils in the smoothie will make it textured. For a smoother texture, use pomegranate juice and add a few strawberries or increase the banana.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 1
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g
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7 Comments on “Pomegranate Banana Smoothie”
very tasty smoothie, will definitely use this recipient again!!
This smoothie recipe looks amazing! I also love this pomegranate smoothie recipe as well! https://ashleydiana.com/pomegranate-smoothie/
This smoothie looks gorgeous, Mallory! I love the pomegranates and bananas in here! Perfect way to start my morning off on the right track!
I love this smoothie so much! Bananas and pomegranates are some of my favorite fruits. Definitely must try this!
This looks like the perfect way to kick-start a weekday morning! I’m just loving the color of this beauty all all the pomegranate goodness you packed inside!
I usually make smoothies for my breakfast.. so this pomegranate and banana smoothie is perfect for me! Thanks for the delicious recipe!
I’ve used pom juice in smoothies before but never the seeds. I don’t mind some texture so I’ll have to try it.