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Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Stonyfield Organics. As always all opinions are my own.

Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie

My birthday was last week. Once you become a parent gone are the days of “birthday weekends” or even “week’ for the most part. Now I’m lucky to celebrate just a mere 24 hours. Since last year I was 1 week post partum, deprived of sleep, and caring for a brand new adorable baby boy I tried my hardest to really enjoy my birthday and take a little time for myself. First up, I started my birthday off with this Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie. It’s like the best of both worlds… think part smoothie part milkshake oh and a piece of cake! What’s not to love about it?

I love birthday cake milkshakes but didn’t feel that a milkshake was really appropriate for breakfast although I will admit I did think twice about it. Instead I grabbed my favorite Stonyfield Plain Greek Yogurt, a banana, a few scoops of store-bought cake mix, and a scoop of flaxseed meal. I blended it all together and then topped it with just a few sprinkles to make it feel even more like a birthday cake. I don’t know about you, but I love a cake with sprinkles on it. Something fun about it.

Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie 1

My friends at Hamilton Beech sent me a Hamilton Beach® Single-Serve Blender to give a whirl. I love the single-serving travel cup. You simply blend and go, and it fits most car cup holders! A win-win in my book. Cleanup couldn’t be simpler — place the cup or blending jar right in the dishwasher. I’m all about convienience these days and the less time I have to spend cleaning up the better.

Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie

Whether or not it’s your birthday or you just are int he mood for a piece of birthday cake… give my Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie a try!

Print Recipe

Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie

Yield: 1

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 5.3 oz Stonyfield Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons yellow cake mix
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tbsp golden flaxseed meal
  • sprinkles for garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine the Stonyfield Plain Greek Yogurt, yellow cake mix, banana, and golden flaxseed meal in a blender. Blend for 1 minute until well combined. Top smoothie with sprinkles and enjoy immediately.

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4 Responses to “Banana Birthday Cake Smoothie”

  1. Angie | Big Bear's Wife posted on April 20, 2015 at 3:30 pm (#)

    Happy Belated Birthday, Katie!!! Love the Smoothie! Looks like the perfect thing to wake up too and celebrate with!!

  2. Amelia @ Eating Made Easy posted on April 21, 2015 at 2:28 pm (#)

    I’m such a sucker for sprinkles, for cake, AND for yogurt! This is like a perfect storm for me. Can’t wait to try! Happy birthday 🙂

    • Katie replied on April 28th, 2015 at 4:45 pm

      Thanks Amelia!

  3. Terri/Love and Confections posted on April 30, 2015 at 11:56 pm (#)

    I love “birthday cake” anything – there really isn’t a time when it’s not perfect 😉

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