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Kalyn's Triple Berry Smoothie

Recently, my kids were home from school for 9 consecutive days due to Tulsa having more snow than ever before.  All area schools were closed for this amount of time, which is a record here.  Being all cooped up inside really made us all yearn for Spring.  
With the exception of cleaning it, my kids love being in the kitchen creating their own recipes.  On one of the snow days, Kalyn came up with this simple but delicious fruit smoothie.  It's so good, so easy I wanted to share it with you all. 

Kalyn's Triple Berry Smoothie

2 single serving containers of lowfat blueberry yogurt
2 Cups frozen strawberries
3 Tblsp blackberry jam
1 cup ice cubes appx.
3/4 Cup milk

Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.

The strawberries, blueberries and tart blackberries combined make a pretty pastel color.

 A perfect match, served on a lavender transferware platter,

with adorable demi spoons shaped like twigs and leaves.

A perfect combination of tart and sweet

"This one is mine"

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  1. Oh, these look wonderful and seeing the glasses took me right back to being a teenager and living at home. My Mom had those glasses! The spoons are amazing. I have never seen anything like them before.

  2. Nancy, I always love your posts. Thanks so much for this recipe. It sounds wonderful. And your kiddos are so cute! :D

  3. How pretty! Loving the glasses, platter, napkins, and those cute little spoons. Using jam in the smoothies is such a good idea. They look delicious.

  4. The drink looks great Nancy! I've never seen the "bubbles" on a full sized glass before, really cute:@)

  5. Sounds tasty! You display the simplest thing so beautifully.
    Glad to see you back Nancy :o)
    Roll on Spring eh?
    Have a great weekend
    Rose H

  6. Your presentation was so pretty! When I make smoothies is a bit more messier than that. lol

    My kids love smoothies and you're right about being a nice spring/summer treat when the berries are in season. And when they are in season and really cheap, I buy a bunch and throw them in my freezer and use frozen strawberries in my smoothies instead of ice cubes.

    I'm hosting a food blog hop and I would love for you to link and up play along in our Friday Food Fight. I hope to see you in the ring.

  7. Beautiful set up for making smoothies! I love those spoons!~Hugs, Patti

  8. Looks yummy~but oh my gosh, having that many days off from school? Its been a long winter for sure.

  9. Yummy! Looks refreshing and healthy! Mumzie

  10. Looks great. Did she pick the palte or did Mom pick it? LOL

  11. Looks yummy, Nancy. Will have to try the recipe. Your presentation is beautiful!...Christine

  12. We've been buying similar smoothies off the Schwann's truck...I should be making them like you!
    And serving them so :) happy kids!

  13. Nancy, these look delicious!

    You asked about the woven chargers with handles that I used in my tablescape. I got them a couple of weeks ago at World Market but you can also order them online. In the store, they were sold individually for $5.99 but they are sold in sets of 4 on the website. If you go to their website, enter SKU #432875 in the Search box and you should see them!

    Thanks so much for leaving such a nice comment about my 1st tablescape. You are one of the bloggers that has inspired me so much, so I feel honored that you visited my new blog!

  14. Looks delicious and what a elegant way you are serving them!!

  15. Yum...looks those bubble footed glasses and the leaf spoons!! The most elegantly served smoothies I've ever seen!!

    Miss Bloomers

  16. Awesome looking smoothie - and what a presentation!

  17. How delicious and healthy. I love berries smoothie too! I love the way you add yogurt in it for more flavor.

    I'm hosting the Culinary Smackdown Battle for March--the theme is Cookies. Would you like to join in for the fun? It doesn' have to be a new post on your blog. You can pick your favorite cookie from your previous post too. All you have to do is link up your cookie creation. I have some great prizes waiting. Hope to see your entry soon!


  18. I just love smoothies. This looks delicious! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful recipe. I'm featuring it today. I'd love for you to stop by :)

  19. I looove fruit smoothies. My husband makes them all the time. Love the color of your smoothies, can't wait for summer!

  20. What gorgeous pictures. Thanks for linking this up to Sweets for a Saturday.


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