Hey guys! Hope you've had a good day! Remember when I told you about pinning healthy recipes? Well, I really love smoothies. Like, I love, love, love them. But they always seem to be a hassle. Getting out all the ingredients, dirtying that huge blender and making such a mess. I dreamt of making the biggest batch of smoothies ever and having them ready within minutes of my craving, without creating all the mess. So, I got to thinking. We have a Food Saver and Charlie and I have been making all of Paisley's food ourselves, then storing it in the Food Saver bags. We figured there's no reason why it shouldn't work just the same with smoothies!
I got out my fruit, milk, yogurt, and sugar and made a giant batch of smoothies. Charlie helped me pour a cup full at a time into our Food Saver bags and seal them. The giant batch made 7 bags and we put them right in the freezer! The next night I took one out of the freezer that way in the morning it would be ready to go. The next day I woke up and went straight for my smoothie....IT...WAS....PERFECT!!! And, soooo quick! And, the best part...no mess!
Wanna make your own? Here's our recipe...
A lot of fruit - We used Wal-Mart brand, bagged mixed fruit 64 oz.
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup of Greek Yogurt
1/2 cup Splenda/artificial sweetener
Blend everything and pour into bags for freezing. It's that simple!
I have to admit...I am NOT a chef. I added the ingredients slowly and sampled until I was happy with the taste. The measurements listed above is what I ended up with. Definitely taste test and decide what works for you!
Our giant batch made a week's worth of freezer smoothies!
This is how my smoothie looked the next morning!
Have you experimented with make ahead / freezer recipes?? I'd love to know what you've tried! We're always looking for new ways and recipes!
Thanks for checking in! Hope you have an awesome day!