A while back, I was on a flavored water kick. Mainly due to a few months of giving up pop (soda, coke, whatever you call it). Plain water just didn’t seem to cure my sweet tooth (teeth). So needless to say, I always had boxes upon boxes of Crystal Light or Propel packets lurking in my cupboard. I’d slip one into my morning water bottle and speed off to work.
So then one day, an idea hit me while making raspberry smoothies. I had just gotten done mixing up a smoothie when I realized that the flavor was not as sweet as I wanted. So my idea was to sweeten the smoothie with a few dashes of my favorite raspberry Propel drink mix pack. I had tried adding sugar to smoothies before, but I never liked the grittiness texture it left.
I wasn’t sure if adding the drink mix was going to taste okay, but I figured I couldn’t ruin something I had already ruined in the first place. Right? Well, needless to say…It was a great success. Nom-skis.
And that my friends, is how my smoothie trick was born.
Berry Raspberry Smoothie
A berry smoothie infused with a drink mix packet to give it a fruity & sweet flavor.
- 1 cup low fat raspberry yogurt
- 1/2 cup milk I use 1%
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 1 cup frozen strawberries
- 2 cups of ice may need to add more based on consistency you like
Blend all ingredients together in a mixer and serve cold. Will make 2 servings.
Powdered drink mix to taste (I like Propel or Crystal Light packets), other fruits (banana, blueberries, etc.)