Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Packed full of vitamin C, this Orange Creamsicle Smoothie is the perfect way start to your day! Within a matter of minutes you’ve got yourself a creamy, refreshing and healthy drink!

Ever since the weather started to warm up I’ve been on a smoothie kick. Not only are smoothies refreshing, but they’re quick, easy and packed full of any kind of fruit and vegetable your heart desires. So what am I blending up this week? These vitamin C packed orange creamsicle smoothies.

Orange Creamsicle SmoothieJust like the name says, this smoothie is made by using oranges. In order to create a creamy thick texture I peeled the oranges and added whole segments. If you’re not a fan of pulp you’ll probably want to just use the juice (although the pulp gets blended down a lot). For extra flavor I used the zest of one orange. You’ll be surprised by what a difference it makes! For additional creaminess I tossed in a frozen banana. Once you’ve got the orange segments, the zest and the banana in the blender, go ahead and give it a whirl until it becomes nice and smooth.

Orange Creamsicle SmoothieNext add the veg. When I make smoothies for myself I always try to use at least one kind of vegetable. Whether it’s spinach, carrots or kale, I think it helps balance out all of the sweetness that the fruit adds. For this smoothie I tossed in a grated carrot. Why a carrot? It’s orange, has very little taste and it’s packed full of beta-carotene and fiber. Last but not least, add in a 5.3 oz container of vanilla flavored Greek (or regular) yogurt and blend until creamy.

Orange Creamsicle SmoothieThere you have it, a bright and healthy smoothie that tastes just like an orange creamsicle! It’s great for breakfast, lunch or even dessert. Enjoy and happy blending!


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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie Recipe

Packed full of vitamin C, this orange creamsicle smoothie is the perfect way start to your day! Within a matter of minutes you've got yourself a creamy, refreshing and healthy drink!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 -2
Calories: 331kcal
Author: Andrea
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  • 1 banana - frozen
  • 2 small oranges - peeled and segmented
  • 1 tsp orange zest
  • 1/4 cup carrot - grated
  • 1 (5.3) oz container vanilla flavored Greek yogurt


  • Combine the orange and carrot in the blender. Blend until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and continue blending until the mixture is nice and creamy.


-Try replacing the carrot with mango, pineapple or strawberries.
-If you like your smoothies on the sweeter side, try adding 1 tbsp. of sugar, honey or agave.
-This smoothie makes 2 (8oz) smoothies or 1 (16oz) smoothie.


Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 1012mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 5862IU | Vitamin C: 117mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 1mg

Recipe source: Life Made Simple

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