Frozen Red, White and Blue Smoothies

This smoothie is one of the most refreshing frozen drinks I have ever had. Perfect for this 90 plus humid weather we are having! There are so many good fruits and ingredients in this smoothie that takes it over the top. I mean pomegranate and orange juice, blueberries, strawberries, bananas and yogurt all contribute to a wonderful layered smoothie you are sure to enjoy. Thank you Food Network.

Frozen Red, White and Blue Smoothies, Adapted

Blue Layer:

  • 4 oz. (1/2 cup) pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 frozen sliced banana
  • 1/2 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

Add the above ingredients into the blender and pulse (or use your smoothie button) until smooth. You will have little specs of blueberries. Carefully pour into the bottom of 4 glasses (I used 3 so you could see the layers better). Tap each glass on the counter and smooth out top with a spoon. I froze each layer for about 30 minutes – I wanted to be sure the layers were frozen so they would not blend into each other.

Wash out the blender so you will be ready for  the next layer.

White Layer:

  • 2 oz. (1/4 cup) orange juice
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1 frozen sliced banana

Combine above ingredients and blend until smooth. Pour on top of the blue layer carefully. Tap the glass on the counter and spread out with a spoon. Freeze for 30 minutes.

Once again clean your blender.

Red Layer:

  • 4 oz. (1/2 cup) pomegranate juice – might need more depending on thickness
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries, halved (start with 1/2 cup then add more as needed)
  • 1/2 frozen sliced banana
  • 1/2 cup crushed ice

Combine the above ingredients and pour over the white layer. Tap the glass on the counter and smooth out the top. Freeze for another 30 minutes.

Recipe by cooking with aunt juju

I am linking this refreshing summer smoothie to Fiesta Friday #128.

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30 thoughts on “Frozen Red, White and Blue Smoothies

  1. These smoothies look so refreshing and pretty! I love the layers of colors. Very pleasing to the eyes and I’m sure they taste as good as they look!

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  2. This looks so pretty and delicious! I’m so impressed and intrigued at how the layers kept themselves neatly separate. The flavor combination is very interesting 👍☺

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