Delicious, quick and healthy Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie made with Pomegranate juice, yogurt, and sweetened with honey.

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HI! TGIF!

This is soooo NOT a weekend recipe, but, you know… I’m looking out for ya. Supposedly, it’s day 2 since your New Year’s Resolution Diet started… how goes it?!  This Smoothie is part of my effort to help you get ahead. Aaaaand… for the reason that my arms decided to take up on their own zip code, I also jumped on the NY Res Diet with the rest of you.

Day 1 was meh. I started out on the right foot with a tall glass of this beautiful Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie, but later on that night, I was all over the White Chocolate Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Kettle Corn - that stuff is DA BOMB! It’s even better with a side of chardonnay! Yes, I said chardonnay… I try to keep it classy even when I’m eating popcorn… Psyche! <—– (um…who still says that?!?) icon wink Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie

I’m hoping day 2, 3 and 4 will be better. I can’t promise what’s going to happen after that because January 7th is Orthodox Christmas – which means it is my time to celebrate! Those cookies ain’t gonna eat themselves, ya know? Or mom’s damn good food. Can’t wait to dig into whatever she is going to have for us.

For now, I’ll focus on smoothies…

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I have developed a relationship of sorts with this particular yogurt smoothie recipe. We meet up a lot. In fact, it was one of the first few recipes I shared on Diethood. Don’t worry about the photos… and please don’t judge. I tell you this with nothing but love and understanding, m’kay? Sphanx.

Obviously, I’ve updated not only the photos, but the recipe as well. I wanted something creamier, and adding banana to the mix was just what this beverage was crying for.

So! If you’re trying to ease into 2014 with a healthier menu, this smoothie is a great start to your day! It’s simplicity and creaminess will surprise you. It will make you love it even more!

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And, while you are here, you should also go ahead and click here to enter my giveaway for a $100 gift card to Target! Maybe even reward yourself with a slice of that Black Magic Chocolate Cake

Have a great weekend!

ENJOY!

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Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 2

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Delicious, quick and healthy Pomegranate Yogurt Smoothie made with Pomegranate juice, yogurt, and sweetened with honey.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3 tablespoons pomegranate seeds for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine ice, banana slices, yogurt, pomegranate juice and honey in a blender and blend until smooth.
  • Add more yogurt or juice as necessary, depending on your desired consistency, and adjust sweetener to your taste.
  • Pour into two glasses and garnish with pomegranate seeds.
  • Serve.

Notes

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  1. Rachael August 2, 2014 at 8:14 AM - Reply

    The recipe is looking very delicious. Pomegranate is one of my favorite fruits. After reading this recipe, I can’t stop myself for trying this at my home. Thanks

  2. Kavitha July 6, 2014 at 1:08 AM - Reply

    I’m a great fan of smoothies. But never knew pomegranate could be added to smoothies. And great presentation. Thanks for this delicious post! :)

  3. mjskit January 7, 2014 at 8:26 PM - Reply

    Oh YUM! What a great way to start the day!!!

  4. Nami | Just One Cookbook January 7, 2014 at 12:24 PM - Reply

    I’ve never tried smoothies that have pomegranate in it. SO pretty! I don’t think I’ve used the word “elegant” for smoothies but yours is! :D

  5. Emily @ Life on Food January 5, 2014 at 12:55 PM - Reply

    I am all about smoothies to kick start some healthiness. Pomegranate is the best. I got into a bad habit of buying just the seeds. It is a miracle to just take a spoon and eat away. It is an expensive little treat though.

  6. Valerie January 5, 2014 at 10:44 AM - Reply

    This looks delightfully refreshing (and so pretty too!).

    “Psyche!” For sure needs to make a groovy come-back! :D

  7. Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats January 4, 2014 at 7:55 PM - Reply

    I think your diet is going better than mine! Epic fail :) But now that I’ve been introduced to these amazing looking smoothies I might stand a chance again!

  8. Trish - Mom On Timeout January 4, 2014 at 4:41 PM - Reply

    This smoothie looks incredible Kate and you’re pictures are – as always – drop dead gorgeous!!

  9. Gourmetgetaways January 4, 2014 at 3:33 PM - Reply

    Yum! This looks so delicious! I have been making a lot of smoothies as it is so hot here at the moment, I can’t wait to try this one!

  10. Anne@FromMySweetHeart January 4, 2014 at 12:22 PM - Reply

    Wow, Kate…it doesn’t matter that this is healthy, it looks like such a beautiful treat we should all indulge in! My resolution is to eat (or drink) breakfast this year. It’s the one meal I tend to skip out on! This is definitely going to keep me on the right track! Happy New Year to you! : )

  11. Tonia January 4, 2014 at 11:41 AM - Reply

    Delicious! Too funny…my daughter is eating a pomegranate right now. She has been asking me to buy one but I kept forgetting. Finally, she was at the store with me and she remembered.

  12. DanaPNY January 3, 2014 at 10:15 PM - Reply

    Kate, the photos of this smoothie simply pop off the page! They’re so beautiful, my mouth is watering, lol! I think I’ll have to buy some lactose free yogurt and try this out. :)

  13. Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweet January 3, 2014 at 9:24 PM - Reply

    Looks absolutely fabulous Kate!

  14. Lizzy (Good Things) January 3, 2014 at 6:24 PM - Reply

    Totally and utterly delicious!

  15. Ordinary J January 3, 2014 at 3:39 PM - Reply

    This looks healthy and pretty. I bet it can make me pretty too if I drink it regularly.

  16. Laura (Tutti Dolci) January 3, 2014 at 2:43 PM - Reply

    Gorgeous smoothie, the perfect breakfast!

  17. Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweet January 3, 2014 at 10:39 AM - Reply

    It’s all about balance, isn’t it? :) I love this smoothie idea! Huge fan of pomegranates here! Pinned!

  18. Laura Dembowski January 3, 2014 at 7:39 AM - Reply

    I’m just about to make a smoothie this morning! Yours looks creamy and refreshing!

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