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When I started training for my first half marathon, my protein levels were very low, and I couldn’t eat gluten or wheat.

At the time, I had a small team of individuals supporting me through both the race training and the food changes. And, I needed a lot of options to increase my protein.

Yogurt was a no-brainer option for breakfast. While Greek yogurt, is very high in protein, I was unable to digest greek yogurt.

So, what was I to do?

I randomly came across sheeps milk yogurt in Whole Foods. I was very skeptical, but I had already started eating sheeps milk cheese. And, sheeps milk has the highest content of milk solids which means it contains more fat and protein.

So, I gave it a whirl. And, it’s my number one choice for smoothies and bowls.

This strawberry banana smoothie is made with sheeps milk yogurt, provides about 22 grams of protein, is low-fat, low calorie, and low carb.

And, it’s gluten-free, thin, creamy, icy, and tastes like dessert.

I also add my favorite vegan protein mix, which adds additional protein.

A thin and creamy strawberry banana smoothie for 4.

Arbonne Vanilla Protein Shake Mix

Arbonne provides some of my favorite nutrition products. And, the vanilla protein shake mix is my standard mix in my smoothies. It’s vegan protein derived from peas, cranberries, and rice. It provides amino acids to support muscle repair. It’s very allergy friendly and free from gluten, dairy, soy, whey, and GMO’s. It’s the best vegan protein mix on the market.

Grab the Arbonne Vanilla Protein Shake Mix Product Sheet

Haven’t heard of Arbonne? Check out Arbonne or email me at [email protected]. I would love to chat.

If you try this strawberry banana smoothie, let me know. You can leave a comment or take a quick photo and tag it #glutenfreeanytimeanywhere on Instagram

A thin and creamy strawberry banana smoothie for 4.

Strawberry Banana Smoothie for 4 (GF)

  • Author: Lorally B
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 smoothies 1x


2 cups crushed ice or 16 ice cubes

1 frozen banana

2 cups frozen strawberries

2 cups plain yogurt, (recommend plain sheeps milk yogurt)

24 Tablespoons Arbonne Vanilla Protein Shake Mix, (or another protein mix), (optional)

1.5 cups strawberry lemonade

1.5 cups apple juice


Blend ingredients in the following order: ice, banana, strawberries, yogurt, protein mix (optional), lemonade and apple juice, on low, until creamy and smooth, about two minutes.


Kitchen Tools – Blender or Vitamix

To reduce the foam, I recommend blending the smoothie on low (speed 1-2 on Vitamix), for a more extended period. If needed, after 1-2 minutes, you can stir the smoothie in the blender, and then continue blending.

I used a dry measuring cup to measure the crushed ice, strawberries, and yogurt. I used a liquid measuring cup to measure the apple juice and strawberry lemonade.

I peel and slice the banana before freezing, and I freeze the banana at least 24 hours ahead of time. Slicing the banana helps to ensure the smoothie blends efficiently.

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And, if you have high-protein breakfast ideas, send them my way. I would love to chat about your ideas.


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