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This Pink Ombré Berry Banana Smoothie Will Make You All Kinds of Happy

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Switch up your smoothie routine this summer with this pink ombré smoothie featuring four layers: coconut, banana, strawberry, and raspberry. It also has yogurt for a boost of protein, along with some healthy fat from chia seeds and almond butter. Complete your smoothie by adding your favorite fresh fruit on top.

One smoothie serving provides 11g fiber, plus 77 percent of your vitamin C and 33 percent of your calcium needs for the day. And don't even get us started on all the Instagram "likes" you'll get.

Ombré Berry Banana Smoothie

Makes 2 smoothies

Ingredients

For the white layer

  • 1 individual vanilla yogurt cup (dairy-free, regular, or Greek yogurt)
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut

For the tan layer

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter

For the light pink layer

  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

For the bright pink layer

  • 1/2 cup frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

Optional topping ideas: strawberries, raspberries, shredded coconut, coconut whipped cream; pictured toppings: fresh raspberries and vegan mini marshmallows

Directions

  1. Stir the coconut shreds into the vanilla yogurt. Spoon evenly into 2 cups.
  2. Blend together the tan layer ingredients in a food processor or high-powered blender. Pour half of the mixture into each cup.
  3. Repeat with light pink and bright pink layers.
  4. Top the smoothie with your favorite fresh fruit and any other toppings, and enjoy immediately.

Nutrition stats for smoothie (no toppings): 330 calories, 16g fat, 7g saturated fat, 56g carbs, 11g fiber, 25g sugar (all natural sugars), 7g protein

 

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