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Unicorn Smoothie

March 22, 2017
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Unicorn Smoothie

Girl with unicorn smoothie

Have you heard all about the Unicorn Hot Chocolate trend?  

It’s so fun! Perfect for kids and young-at-heart adults.  

We came up with our own semi-healthy version and added a summertime twist; ice cold unicorn smoothies!

Unicorn Smoothie

Using California blueberries and strawberries, we made our own version of the whimsical drink that’s not only super fun to sip, but full of natural ingredients that I’m sure you have readily available in your fridge right now. Really, only three ingredients make up this fabulous frappe!

Plain Greek yogurt, milk, and blueberries in blender

In a blender, add 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup of chopped fruit… I used blueberries!

Plain Greek yogurt, milk and strawberries in blender

And strawberries. I layered the two flavors on top of each other to make the presentation even more magical!

Unicorn smoothie

I started with the blueberries combo and placed the smoothie in the freezer while I whipped up the strawberry combo. It helps the bottom layer set up a bit so when you pour the second layer on top, it doesn’t mix.

Unicorn smoothie with whipped cream

Add a fat layer of fresh whipped cream! This part is optional and might reduce the healthy factor a bit, but c’mon, we’re talking unicorns here!

Unicorn smoothie with whipped cream and top with strawberries

Unicorn smoothie with whipped cream topped with blueberries and strawberries

Top with finely chopped bits of blueberries and strawberries.

Unicorn smoothie

Add a fun straw with a whipped cream “horn” to the top and beckon rainbows and butterflies!

Boy drinking unicorn smoothie

Children holding unicorn smoothie

My kids loved the layers of different flavors and colors. It really is a fun and healthy drink that will keep them satisfied all summer…

They’re already begging me for more!  

Unicorn Smoothie

Course Drinks
Cuisine American

Equipment

  • Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped fruit, blueberries or strawberries
  • 1/2 cup whipped cream
  • Additional fruit for topping

Instructions
 

  • Add half the first three ingredients in a blender and blend on high for a few minutes.
  • Divide the mixture into two glasses and place in the freezer while you prepare the other flavor.
  • Add the other half of the first three ingredients and pour onto the bottom layer of each glass.
  • Top each glass with whipped cream and chopped fruit.
  • Add a straw and enjoy!
Keyword blueberry, milk, real california dairy, strawberry, whipped cream, yogurt
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