Morning Energizer Smoothie

As bananas ripen and brown, they actually become sweeter. Instead of throwing them away, slice and place in a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Simply toss the frozen slices directly into the blender.


Makes 3 to 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt
3/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup fresh pineapple chunks
3/4 cup sliced fresh strawberries
3/4 cup fresh raspberries
1 large banana, sliced


1. Process all ingredients in a blender until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Serve immediately.