November 22, 2011

Banana Raspberry Yogurt Drink

Banana Raspberry Yogurt Drink

"Mom, I want one of those!" my son points at a yogurt drink in the refrigerated section of the grocery store.

"That is yogurt you can drink and it costs more than I want to spend" I tell him as I continue on with my shopping.

Later, it had me thinking to myself: Why don't I make some at home? It would be a great after-school treat for my kids and would help their grumbling tummies last until dinnertime. With all the good bacteria from the yogurt and vitamins from the fruit, this is a healthy alternative to many possible after-school snacks.

Banana Raspberry Yogurt Drink

I have plenty of raspberries from my summer harvest in my freezer and who doesn't have bananas sitting on their counter? I really love simple recipes and with only 4 ingredients, I will definitely making this and other flavor variations more often.

I doubt my kids will be asking to buy the yogurt drinks at the store from now on!

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Banana Raspberry Yogurt Drink
makes 2 servings (1 cup each)

1.5 cups balkan yogurt
1 medium sized banana, ripe
1 cup frozen raspberries
4 individual packets splenda sweetener (adjust according to your level of preferred sweetness or use sugar/honey for those who prefer not to use sweeteners)

Place all the ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.

Run through a fine sieve to remove raspberry seeds. Serve.

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