Strawberry Sunrise: Strawberry Banana Shake


Evoke the blush of dawn with the Strawberry Sunrise, a Strawberry Banana Shake that’s as delightful to behold as it is to sip. This refreshing concoction blends the sweetness of ripe strawberries with the creamy texture of bananas, resulting in a vibrant, pink-hued delight. A splash of orange juice adds a citrus twist, making it the perfect pick-me-up at any time of day.

Strawberry Sunrise: Strawberry Banana Shake

Preparation and Cooking Time

  • Preparation Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes (Blend time: 1-2 minutes)


  • Yields: 2 servings
  • Ideal Serving Size: 350 ml per serving

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • Calories: 220 kcal
  • Protein: 3 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 50 grams
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Fiber: 4 grams
  • Sugar: 30 grams


  • Fresh strawberries: 200 grams
  • Ripe banana: 120 grams
  • Orange juice: 100 ml
  • Greek yogurt, plain: 100 grams
  • Honey (optional): to taste
  • Ice cubes: 100 grams

Method of Preparation

  1. Hull the strawberries and chop the banana.
  2. Place the fruit in a blender with the Greek yogurt.
  3. Pour in the orange juice and add honey if a sweeter taste is desired.
  4. Add the ice and blend until smooth.
  5. Serve in tall glasses, garnished with a strawberry slice and a sprig of mint.

Culinary Success Tips

  • For an extra smooth texture, use frozen bananas.
  • Adjust the thickness by adding more or less orange juice as preferred.
  • A scoop of vanilla protein powder can be included for an additional nutrient boost.

Anticipated FAQs

  • Can I make this shake dairy-free? Yes, simply replace the Greek yogurt with a dairy-free alternative.
  • What if I don’t like orange juice? You can use apple juice or any other fruit juice of your liking.
  • How can I make this shake more filling? Add rolled oats or chia seeds to increase fiber content.