ombre birthday smoothie

filed under: Food + Drink on December 18, 2014

My sweet little Audrey turns 6 today, and I can’t say that I am ready for it.  I mean.  I am ready for it.  Cake is made, party is planned, people invited…

Birthday Smoothie! Strawberry, Banana & Pear combine to make a refreshing and delicious smoothie!

 

but she is getting so big.  So grown.  Turning into the girl and eventually woman she is destined to be.

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My heart bursts with love for this first little girl of ours.  It’s truly a delight to watch her grow.

Birthday Smoothie! Strawberry, Banana & Pear combine to make a refreshing and delicious smoothie!
Strawberry Banana Pear Smoothie
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

As you can gather, this is a somewhat healthy morning drink. But this is no ordinary drink, it’s a birthday drink, so I added some marshmallows.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Banana Pear Smoothie
Servings: 3 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke
Ingredients
  • 10 ounces frozen strawberries can be thawed
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 ripe pear
  • 1 1/4 cups water divided
  • marshmallows optional
Instructions
  1. Put strawberries in blender and add 1/4 cup water. Blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour 1/3 way into glass.
  3. Place blender back on base.
  4. Add banana and 1/2 cup water to blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Tilt glass 45 and pour up another 1/3 of glass.
  6. Place blender back on base and add pealed and deseeded pear and 1/2 cup water.
  7. Carefully pour until glass is as full as you would like.

Birthday Smoothie! Strawberry, Banana & Pear combine to make a refreshing and delicious smoothie!

 

As you can gather, this is a somewhat healthy morning drink.  But this is no ordinary drink, it’s a birthday drink, so I added some marshmallows.

Because, marshmallows. #da

And truth be told, I was 100% inspired by these pancakes that Audrey loved so dearly.

Ombre Pancakes!

Pink Ombre Pancakes with Marshmallows

I hope that Audrey likes her cake too.  It was, of course, a special request and I can’t wait to share it with you!

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Comments

  • Smoothies are the best already but then you went and added marshmallows. So delicious!

  • Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar says:

    This is so neat!! Love this colour!

  • Aimee @ ShugarySweets says:

    Oh my this smoothie is lovely. I want to be your little girl and eat ombre pancakes with ombre smoothies. (awkward?)

  • Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom says:

    Happy Birthday Audrey!!! what a gorgeous ombre smoothie. . girl, you are the ombre queen!!! love love love!!! and may Audrey’s dreams and wishes come true today when she blows out her candles and most importantly, may she know how much she is loved by her Lord, her mommy and her family!!! I wanna see pics! 🙂

  • Jen @ Baked by an Introvert says:

    This smoothie is darling! I love the color and the addition of marshmallows. It’s perfect!

  • Sarah @ The Gold Lining Girl says:

    Yay for marshmallows! I am happy to add them where I can! I love them. Happy Birthday to your little girl!

  • Jessica @ Golden Brown and Delicious says:

    Happy birthday to your girl! I love seeing her cakes and special treats year after year, and I can’t wait to see this one!

  • Ashley | The Recipe Rebel says:

    What a perfect birthday treat! My girl is only 2.5 and I can’t say I’m ready for that either! That stack of pancakes is so pretty, I’m going to have to check that out too 🙂

  • Amy @Very Culinary says:

    This is so clever!

  • Zainab says:

    Yay!! Happy Birthday to her 🙂 Can’t wait to see her beautiful cake this year. She always has great picks 🙂

  • Joanne says:

    You are the queen of ombre! Both the smoothie and the pancakes look majorly fabulous.

  • ATasteOfMadness says:

    This smoothie looks amazing! I would be totally down for a birthday smoothie!

  • Annie @ ciaochowbambina says:

    So beautiful….as usual! Happy Birthday to your little one! What a sweet time!

  • Melanie @ Carmel Moments says:

    I’m loving it! Ombre smoothie and pancakes…too awesome for words.

  • Annie @Maebells says:

    Just beautiful!! You always have the most creative creations!

  • I want that smoothie right now! 😉 And those gorgeous pancakes! Yuuuum!!

  • Christina Heggins says:

    Wow this is super cute, and the recipe sounds delish!

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