June 5th, 2014

Citrus Smoothie

Citrus Smoothie - add some freshness to your day!

 

We love smoothies at our home.  Sometimes for breakfast, sometimes for a great afternoon snack, and sometimes they bring new life to leftovers for dinner!  This Citrus Smoothie is perfect for all three of those categories.

 

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To start all you need is fresh red grapefruit, an orange, and an lemon . . . mmmm, I can almost smell the freshness of the citrus from this picture.

 

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We’re going to use the zest for even more fresh citrus flavor.  Then, all we add  is Greek yogurt and a splash of honey {optional}.  Blend it with some ice cubes for a completely healthy, delicious, and refreshing drink.

 

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This Citrus Smoothie reminds me a little of an Orange Julius only without all the added sugar.  Plus is has an extra punch of flavor from grapefruit.  This is one smoothie you will totally enjoy – so will you kids {yeah}.

To see more Smoothie Recipes from Caramel Potatoes, join our Pinterest Smoothie Board!

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Citrus Smoothie

Ingredients

1 orange
1 lemon
1 ruby grapefruit
6 ounces (3/4 cup) plain Greek yogurt
2-3 teaspoons honey or agave nectar (optional)
1/2 cup ice cubes

Directions

Remove zest from orange and lemon; set aside.  Cut a slice off from the top and bottom of the orange, lemon, and grapefruit; then cut in half.  One by one, place them on a cutting board flat side down  and remove all the peel and white pith with a sharp knife, exposing the flesh.  Chop the fruits and remove any seeds.  Place the fruits into a blender with half of the orange and lemon zest, plus the yogurt, honey and ice cubes.  Blend until smooth and pour into 2 glasses.  Sprinkle with remaining zest.  Makes 2 smoothies.

Recipe adapted from Whole Foods

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3 Responses to “Citrus Smoothie”

  1. This looks so refreshing – got it pinned.

  2. I couldn’t wait to try this – I love it. It does taste alot like an orange julius. I can’t believe it’s just citrus and greek yogurt. My kid loved it too! Thanks.

  3. Looks good 🙂

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