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Strawberries and Banana Breakfast Smoothie

My fridge is filled with boxes and boxes of Strawberries. Yes, tis the season to be jolly …again! I’ve raved about my strawberry love many times before so you already know I’m crazy about the little suckers. And I always stock up whenever they come around. Apart from eating them dunked in hot chocolate fudge or enjoying them with the traditional fresh cream I also like to make a mean smoothie out of it. Besides, I just bought a nice Morphy Richards blender this month … so I need to puree and blend! I call this my breakfast smoothie because it gives me the necessary kick to start the day. Yes, I need a kick… I am NOT a morning person. Come to think of it, I’m not a night owl either. I’m a nine-to-fiver! Unfortunately those kinds of jobs are hard to come by and even if they do, it will involve sucking up to someone in a government office! Now that I’m done ranting about the lack of optimal timed employment, I come back to the smoothie. It’s yummy, it’s easy, it’s healthy and it’s in season. It’s a complete breakfast, so you can give your Masala Dosa a break today!

Strawberry and Banana Breakfast Smoothie
Prep time: 10 mins
Serves 2
What you need:
200 gms Strawberries, cleaned
2 small Bananas (I used the Yelakki Bananas)
100 gms / 6 Tbsp thick Yoghurt (chilled)
100 ml Cold Milk/ as required
2 Tbsp Honey
What to do:
Puree the Bananas along with the cleaned strawberries. Add in the honey and blend. Now add in the yoghurt and blend to form a lovely pink puree. Top with milk and blend again to get the required consistency. (Aim for the consistency of really thick Lassi). Pour into glasses and serve chilled.

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