Blog Archive
Send Me a Message
Search Recipes
Subscribe to Cooking with Mel
Certified Yummly Recipes on
my foodgawker gallery


My KitchenArtistry Gallery





Follow CookingwithMel on Twitter

Entries in french vanilla yogurt (1)


Strawberry Pineapple Fruit Smoothie

It’s happening again, I am addicted to popsicles. In the last 24 hours I have consumed something like 15 popsicles. First it was the box of Sour Patch Kids popsicles then it was the Fla-vor Ice Pops that I hold very dear to my heart.

I have a problem.

Not only am I severely addicted; my popsicles are not freezing fast enough. Yes, I am eating them faster than they are freezing.

Oh boy.

The addiction is worse than I remember. I mean it is only the middle of April; I should not be this obsessed. I shiver all winter long and wear the heaviest clothes lest I turn blue AND it was in the 30s last night, yet I am downing popsicles like it is 85 degrees outside.

I’m doomed.

I give my box of 100 popsicles a week… MAX!

In order to offset my unhealthy addiction to popsicles, potato chips, macaroni and cheese and random beverages filled with sugar I thought I would make a fruit smoothie. I thought I would share it with you all today.

I happen to love smoothies, though I love slushes much more. Okay, I digress.

Today I have a fabulous Pineapple and Strawberry Smoothie. Prepare yourselves for the best tasting fruit smoothie you have ever had. {Period}

Nutritional Information
Servings: 1
Calories: 51.25
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 12.6 g
Fiber: 0 g
Protein: 0 g
Points+: 1


  • ½ cup whole strawberries, stems removed
  • ¼ cup pineapple, cubed + a bit of the pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons French Vanilla Yogurt Fruit Dip
  • 2 tablespoons Cranberry & Concord Grape Juice
  • Whipped Cream {optional} 


  • Add all of the ingredients to a blender.
  • Blend for 30 seconds or until you reach your desired consistency
  • Pour into a glass. Garnish with a whole strawberry and a bit of whipped cream.
  • ENJOY!

You want the whipped cream, hands down. One of my favorite things to do is slice a hole in the middle of the strawberry and fill it with whipped cream. Seriously, it is my FAVORITE thing to do in the summertime. Sometimes I eat so much fruit during the day that I am stuffed when it is time to eat a real meal.

You should definitely go into your kitchen and make this smoothie!!

Until Next Time,

Happy Smoothie Makin’