Introduction: Sunrise Smoothie

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This smoothie is inspired by beautiful sunrises, a lovely phenomena that takes place worldwide, and are a wonder to observe.

This smoothie is like an edible sunrise, and is perfect for morning, noon, and night; now you can have a sunrise at any time of day!

Step 1: Prepare Your Ingredients

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Tools:

  • A Cutting Board
  • A Chef's Knife
  • A Blender

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 Cup Milk (I used soy milk because I have issues with lactose, but any milk will work.)

  • 1/2 a Banana
  • An Orange

  • 7 Average-Sized Strawberries

Collect your tools and ingredients, then chop your fruit into bite-size pieces. Your orange should be cut into eighths, your strawberries should be stemless, and your banana should be sliced into 1/2 inch thick rounds. Make sure to remove the peels!

Next, put your ingredients into bags and freeze them for 5 hours minimum. It's easier to prepare your fruit the night before you make your smoothie, so you can have a healthy, easy breakfast in the morning.

Step 2: Blend Your Banana

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When you take your fruit out of the freezer, you should first let it thaw for about five minutes. Next, add your banana slices and 1/4 cup of milk to the blender and mix it up.

Pour your puree into your glass of choice, but try to only fill up a third of your cup, so you have room for the strawberries and orange slices.

If you have leftover banana smoothie, put it in a freezer-safe cup and store it in your freezer for later. Or you could put it into a popsicle mold and enjoy it as a refreshing and wholesome treat.

Step 3: Add Your Orange

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Rinse out your blender, add your orange slices and 1/2 a cup of milk to your blender, and blend away!

Carefully pour your orange mixture in, so as not to disturb your blended banana, and try to leave a bit of room at the top for your strawberry blend.

Store any extra orange mixture in the freezer.

Re-rinse your blender if you want your layers to stay unmixed.

Step 4: Layer on the Strawberries

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Add your strawberries and remaining half cup of milk to the blender, and mix.

Finally, add the strawberry to your smoothie, and try not to mix it up too much.

You can garnish with orange slices, strawberries, even banana slices!

This smoothie makes a beautiful, healthy treat that is great for any time of day.

Comments

creativegal1 (author)2014-07-28

It's really pretty

Thanks- I tried. ;)

Neva Dran (author)2014-07-26

looks delicious.it s my cup of tea!like it!!!!

Miss Sarcastic (author)Neva Dran2014-07-26

Thanks, I'm glad you like it! :)

pthud586 (author)2014-07-26

I think you'll win

Miss Sarcastic (author)pthud5862014-07-26

Thank you! I really appreciate the support.

pthud586 (author)2014-07-26

Yummy

sprinkles68 (author)2014-07-25

I'm pretty jealous of the view it looks like you have from your back yard :P

It's pretty nice where I live, although it rains 90% of the time. You just have to take advantage of that 10%. ;)

PinchOfChili (author)2014-07-22

So beautiful!

Thanks!

Snazzy_Girl_2003 (author)2014-07-22

Sounds delicious are you gonna post more stuff soon

Hopefully! My camera needs to recharge, but I plan to put another Instructable up tomorrow.

This looks beautiful and delicious! I love layered drinks!

Thank you!

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