Berry Tie Dye Smoothie Recipe

Tie Dye Smoothie made with a banana smoothie base, raspberry and blackberry purees served in glass mason jars with decorative paper straws

My Berry Tie Dye Smoothie is absolutely delicious and easy to make.  It’s kid tested and kid approved recipe making fun the whole family will enjoy.  Tie dye smoothies are great for snacks or part of fruit packed breakfast.

Tie Dye Smoothie made with a banana smoothie base, raspberry and blackberry purees served in glass mason jars with decorative paper straws

Berry Tie Dye Smoothie Recipe

Have you ever had a tie dye smoothie?  If you have, that’s fantastic!  If you haven’t, I can’t wait for you to try one of my concoctions.

I have had so much fun creating tie dye smoothies this year.  This month I’m sharing my Berry Tie Dye Smoothie, which is festively fun, bright, colorful and packed with fruit.  Did I mention flavor?  Well, no worries, it’s filled with that too.

This specific tie dye mix is made with my very simple raspberry and blackberry purees which I make by using fresh fruit.  

Here is the recipe to puree, blend, swirl and sip;

Berry Tie Dye Smoothie Recipe

Tie Dye Smoothie made with a banana smoothie base, raspberry and blackberry purees served in glass mason jars with decorative paper straws

Ingredients

  • 3 cups of ice
  • 1 ½ cups milk, low fat
  • 6 oz. vanilla yogurt, low fat
  • 1 banana
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 4 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of raspberry extract

Instructions

Rinse the blackberries. Place the blackberries, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon of raspberry extract into a food processor, mini food process or blender. Chop/blend until it’s almost in a puree like state; the seeds will even blend into the mix. Set the mixture aside.

Rinse the raspberries. Place the raspberries, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon of raspberry extract into a food processor, mini food process or blender. Chop/blend until it’s almost in a puree like state; the seeds will even blend into the mix. Set the mixture aside.

Put the ice, milk, banana, 3 tablespoons of honey and 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract into a blender and blend.

Slowly pour 1 tablespoon of each of the purees down the edge of your serving glass twirling the glass around. Add the banana smoothie & serve.

Notes

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More thoughts on making my Tie Dye Smoothie Recipe:

Dairy Allergy:  Use your favorite dairy substitute to replace the milk and the yogurt.

Red Dye Allergy:  Make sure to use a dye free raspberry extract.

Kids in the Kitchen:  Every recipe, even the simple ones, has fantastic lessons that teach children kitchen skills that will last a lifetime.  Here are a few to focus on when making this smoothie;

  • pureeing fruit
  • food processor safety
  • blending
  • blender safety
  • measuring ingredients
  • preparing fruit
  • following directions

Want more Tie Dye Smoothie Making Fun?  Check out my Fall Tie Dye Smoothie, which is DELICIOUS all year long.  It has peanut butter, my version of a homemade chocolate syrup with honey and canned pumpkin in the mix.  It has been kid-tested and kid approved and has received the ‘thumbs up’ for sharing permission test!  So here it is to blend, serve and sip… (see the link below).

Tie Dye Smoothie made with a chocolate and pumpkin orange swirl affect served in glass mason jars with striped paper straws

Fall Tie Dye Smoothie Recipe Link

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