Strawberry Mango Breakfast Smoothie

Juicy strawberries, mangos, bananas, and your favorite granola come together in this healthy layered smoothie!

layers of strawberry smoothie, mango smoothie, and granola in a glass

A few of my favorite things join forces today in this cold, creamy breakfast smoothie. Strawberries, mangoes, bananas, and/or granola are usually always apart of my breakfast in some form or another. But today, I blended them into this gorgeous drink.

Pretty drinks just taste better, right?

layers of strawberry smoothie, mango smoothie, and granola in a glass with a spoon

I’m a sucker for smoothies. I typically make a green smoothie after a workout, and when I’m feeling a little more indulgent – peanut butter chocolate is the way to go. But upon returning from Mexico this week, I craved nothing but juicy mangoes. The mangoes there are out of this world. Think of the sweetest, juiciest mango you’ve ever tasted. Then multiply that by 100 and you’re not even close to how incredible they were!

I’d go back to Mexico… just for the mangoes.

That being said, mangoes quickly worked their way into my morning smoothie.

You’re going to make two different smoothie layers today, as you can see. On the bottom we have a creamy mango banana smoothie made from frozen banana, frozen mangoes, and orange juice. As good as a tropical vacay.

overhead image of mango smoothie in a blender

Next, the strawberry smoothie. Fresh strawberries, a little milk, frozen banana, and strawberry yogurt. I used nonfat strawberry Greek yogurt, but regular yogurt would be fine. Vanilla, plain, honey, or banana flavors work well, too. Just use your favorite or whatever you have on hand.

Pour the mango smoothie in first, then layer with your favorite granola. I used a bunch of granola I hand in the pantry– a small mixture of Maple Almond ClustersPeanut Butter & Jelly Granola, and a broken up Nature Valley granola bar.

May I also suggest Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Granola, Maple Pecan Pie Granola, and/or Toasted Coconut Tropical Granola. Three favorites!

granola in a teal bowl

Simply layer the granola into the smoothie like you would do in a yogurt/fruit parfait. Add as much or little as you like.

What I loved is how the granola got a little soft as I worked my way through breakfast. You’ll love the added texture, as opposed to simply drinking a fruit smoothie. I’ve definitely found a new favorite here!

layers of strawberry smoothie, mango smoothie, and granola in a glass with a spoon

I apologize for the dark/too bright photos this morning. I shot these breakfast smoothies early yesterday morning and guzzled it down in about 10 seconds. I made one again today after my workout, but used 1 cup raspberries instead of strawberries. Try that next!


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layers of strawberry smoothie, mango smoothie, and granola in a glass

Strawberry Mango Breakfast Smoothie

  • Author: Sally
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: serves 2
  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: American


Juicy strawberries, mangos, bananas, and your favorite granola come together in this healthy layered smoothie!


  • 2 large bananas, previously peeled, sliced, and frozen
  • 1 cup frozen mango chunks
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 6 large strawberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup strawberry Greek yogurt*
  • 1/4 cup milk*
  • your favorite granola*


  1. Make sure you have a strong, powerful blender that will blend up the frozen banana and mango. I like this Ninja or this Vitamix.
  2. Blend 1 banana, the mango, and orange juice together until smooth. Add more orange juice if it is too thick. Scrape down the sides of the blender as needed. Pour equally into 2 glasses.
  3. Rinse out the blender and blend 1 banana, the strawberries, yogurt, and milk together until smooth. Scrape down the sides of the blender as needed. Layer some granola on top of the mango banana smoothie layer, then pour the strawberry smoothie on top. Top with more granola.
  4. Serve immediately.


  1. Yogurt: Use any yogurt you love or have on hand: regular, Greek, nonfat, low fat, strawberry, banana, vanilla, honey flavored.
  2. Milk: Use your favorite milk – I used unsweetened vanilla almond milk.
  3. Granola: I suggest the following tasty granolas- Maple Almond ClustersPeanut Butter & Jelly GranolaOatmeal Raisin Cookie GranolaMaple Pecan Pie Granola, and/or Toasted Coconut Tropical Granola.

Keywords: strawberry mango smoothie


  1. Gayle @ Pumpkin 'N Spice says:

    What a gorgeous smoothie, Sally! I absolutely love the color combination and that you used mango! I’m a sucker for smoothies, so I will definitely be trying this!

    1. momwithkids says:

      This is incredible, made it this morning and the kids loved it! We are going to give it to our women’s dieting group. The strawberries when used with a science diet cause the fat to come right off the body

  2. This looks like a nutritious and healthy way to start the day — not to mention how bright and pretty it is! I’ve never had mangoes while in Mexico, but I can only imagine how sweet and flavorful they must have been.

  3. How to Philosophize with Cake says:

    Mmmm, that looks delish! Strawberries and mangoes are some of my favorite fruits so I’ll have to try this.

  4. Rachel @ Baked by Rachel says:

    I absolutely adore the flavors in this!! Now to get someone to make it for me… 🙂

  5. Chelsea @chelseasmessyapron says:

    Pretty drinks definitely taste better 🙂 I love the flavor combo and the extra crunch from granola! I can only imagine how great mangoes must be in Mexico! Pinning!

  6. Chelsea @ Gal on a Mission says:

    Oh, Sally…I just love these colors! Definitely a pretty drink and pretty drinks really do win – yummy!!

  7. That looks MUCH better than the protein bar I had for breakfast. Love the two layers!
    Isn’t fruit so much better in other places? I know I’m missing out every single time I travel and eat the produce. It’s a huge difference!

    1. Yes, Mir – fruit is so much better elsewhere. The fresh mango, pineapple, and watermelon was mind-blowing!

  8. Julie @ Table for Two says:

    I could have this for breakfast every morning!! So fresh and healthy!

  9. I absolutely LOVE your smoothies. They taste like something from Jamba Juice. And I am a BIG smoothie fan. Thank you! This will definitely be next one my list!

    1. I love jamba juice – thanks for saying my smoothies taste like theirs!

  10. I too had the most amazing mango smoothie in Mexico and I happen to be pregnant and craving mangoes at the time. Mango salsa, smoothies etc oh my. But after this particularly amazingly thick & creamy mango smoothie drink I was DONE w/ mangoes lol. Still like them, but sparingly. Your smoothie looks delish!

  11. These 2 layers sounds delish-not to mention look GORGEOUS! Mangoes are such a wonderful pairing with bananas!!

  12. Jocelyn (Grandbaby Cakes) says:

    This smoothie looks unbelievable! This is how I like to start my day everyday!

  13. Matt Robinson says:

    ALL of my favorites in this one, Sally. I swear, I could have this every morning and would never tire of it. Love the pictures too. Thanks!

    1. You’ve gotta try this Matt! It’s right up your alley. Thanks for the photo compliment too!

  14. Averie @ Averie Cooks says:

    This looks so good! So fresh and summery and just perfect! Your layers are so neat and pretty! For my first cookbook I did a PB&J smoothie and keeping the layers straight (and it was the dead of summer when I shot it and so hot and everything was melting), well, I made more than a few batches of smoothies to even get anything close to a swirled effect, not just a hot mess 🙂 So all that is way of saying, great job on these images! So, so pretty! pinned

    1. Thanks Averie! Swirled smoothies are hard to get looking perfect for camera, the layering was much easier to handle!

  15. Karen @ The Food Charlatan says:

    I have yet to try the layered smoothie. Why? Why?? It looks amazing! Mangos are just the best.

    1. Your mind is about to be blown with the layered smoothie Karen. Enjoy!

  16. Melanie @ Carmel Moments says:

    Oh heavens! That sounds amazing! Gorgeous Sally
    Have a wonderful Wednesday!

  17. Alyssa @ My Sequined Life says:

    Ooh, good mangoes are the BEST! This smoothie looks so bright and cheery for the morning. Awesome!

  18. This smoothie is gorgeous! Beautiful colors! I love multi-color smoothies, so I just need to stop being too lazy to make them :).

  19. You have to try your granola/smoothie combo this way, Laura!

  20. Ashley | Spoonful of Flavor says:

    Strawberry and mango is the best combination, especially layered in this healthy breakfast smoothie!

  21. Serena | Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch says:

    So pretty! Love the colors!

  22. This drink looks so pretty! I think I’ve found my new breakfast for the next couple of days. Mangos from Mexico are simply the best and there is nothing better than sucking the last little big of mango off the seed. Maybe I’ll pick up some today to help overcome the stormy weather.

    1. Yes! Mangoes will certainly brighten your day Alexis. Sounds like you love them as much as I do!

  23. Yumm, looks great. I love layered smoothies. I even made a rainbow smoothie for my blog. It’s sooooo colorful and fun! And can’t agree more on smoothie+granola=great power breakfast.

  24. Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Life says:

    This is so fun! I really like how you mixed up the normal smoothie and made it so pretty! Granola and smoothies are my favorite breakfast, but I’ve never had mango and I’ve never layered it. Pinning and printing so I won’t forget to try this tomorrow!

  25. This is so beautiful, Sally! I love the flavor combination…I am a pineapple maniac, so I’d love to toss in some of that too 🙂 Natural colors are so pretty! It seems like so many people don’t think fruits and vegetables are “real” foods…everything has to be all processed and loaded with artificial colors. Your website proves everyday that fruit is delicious and homemade is best 😀

    1. Mmm pineapple added to the mix would be amazing, Caley! And I love baking and cooking with fruits and veggies; their natural flavors are unparalleled!

  26. Julie @ This Gal Cooks says:

    No need to apologize for these photos. They look great, Sally! And the smoothie looks amazing. A must try! Pinned.

    Have a great rest of the week, Sally!

  27. Lisa @ Simple Pairings says:

    Delicious and so appealing! Reminds me of a parfait. Love the color combinations – mango is wonderful in just about anything, isn’t it? 🙂

  28. Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie says:

    It’s a parfait and a smoothie all in one! Love that you kept the flavors layered

    1. Exactly! Just with smoothie, not yogurt. I’m a smoothie freak these days.

  29. Kate @ Diethood says:

    I am in LOVE with the color of this smoothie. Gorgeous!! And, viva la Mexican mangoes! Never have I had a sweeter mango, so I know exactly what ‘chu sayin’! 😉

  30. Anna (Hidden Ponies) says:

    Sally, this is literally the best idea you’ve ever had (and you’ve had some really, really good ones :)) I adore smoothies, but still always feel the need to eat something – I need to chew in order to feel full. Granola is one of my favourite things, and putting them together like this solves all my problems 🙂 Thank you!! Pinned, and can’t wait to start making these daily!

    1. Can’t wait for you to try this granola smoothie Anna!!

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