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Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

A quick and creamy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie recipe to kick off your day with a boost of Vitamin C and happiness (and with just 5 easy ingredients!)

Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

I used to be really affected by the weather. Rainy days would = less than joyous days. But then I moved to Holland where it’s almost always rainy, and I quickly realized I couldn’t let myself succumb to the rainy day blues.

And I think that’s the root of my obsession with smoothies. If you can have sunshine in a cup, what matter does the weather make any who? Enter the Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie.

Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

This sunny orange smoothie is creamy, dreamy, and packed with protein + Vitamin C. It makes rainy days feel sunny and winter days feel like summer (speaking of summer, you have to try these Orange Creamsicle Popsicles!)

Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

Ingredients in this creamy orange smoothie recipe

  • Oranges: We’ll use sweet mandarine oranges, but you could also use regular oranges!
  • Banana: Use frozen banana to make this creamsicle smoothie even more frosty.
  • Greek Yogurt: Adds a punch of protein while making this smoothie nice and creamy.
  • Coconut Water: Orange and coconut are a match made in heave, and coconut water is a low calorie way to get some delicious coconut flavor in there.
  • Vanilla: Just a dash of vanilla extract takes this dreamy smoothie to the next level.
Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie
Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

Healthy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie

A quick and creamy Orange Dreamsicle Smoothie recipe to kick off your day with a boost of Vitamin C and happiness!
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Course: Beverages (Non-Alcoholic), Breakfasts, Smoothies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: orange creamsicle smoothie, orange dreamsicle smoothie
Diet: Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Raw, Vegan, Vegetarian
Occasion: 4th of July, Birthdays, Easter, Game Day, Halloween
Time: 15 minutes or less, 30 minutes or less, 45 minutes or less
Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Servings: 1 smoothie
Calories: 297kcal
Author: Sarah Bond
2.67 from 3 votes

INGREDIENTS

  • 4 mandarin oranges peeled
  • 1 banana sliced and frozen, if possible
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt 142 g, or non-dairy alternative
  • ¼ cup coconut water 60 mL
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 5 mL
  • 5 ice cubes

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Blend all ingredients well, adding more ice as necessary to reach a consistency of your liking.

NUTRITION

Serving: 1smoothie | Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 60.2g | Protein: 17.2g | Fat: 0.5g | Sodium: 105mg | Fiber: 4.8g
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  1. Monique says:

    Creamy, healthy, delicious! This sounds so great. I’d definitely make it with a frozen banana, I think smoothies always turn out better that way 🙂

    1. Sarah says:

      They definitely do! I Just never (ever ever) remember to freeze the bananas in advance!

  2. This looks so bright and healthy – like a ray of sunshine! Just beautiful!

    1. Sarah says:

      Thanks, Lisa! 🙂

  3. Lucy says:

    I love mandarin oranges! This looks so yummy and kid-friendly too!

    1. Sarah says:

      Yea it is! It’s creamy like a milkshake but way way healthier (of course 😉 )

  4. Smoothies are one of my favorite ways to start the day and yours looks especially cheerful! I haven’t tried this flavor combo, but I know the family would love it. Thanks for the idea. It’s good to have new ones to add to the rotation.5 stars

    1. Sarah says:

      Thanks so much, Annemarie! I just started getting really into smoothies and started to fall into a routine of making pear + banana + spinach every morning, so I feel ya on needing new recipes to fit into the usual morning ritual.

  5. Looks delicious and who wouldn’t drink this up in about one second.

    1. Sarah says:

      Haha right?! Thanks, Peter!

  6. Sally says:

    I can’t wait to try the smoothies

  7. amy says:

    I love this recipe! I’ve made it twice in 2 days.

    1. Sarah says:

      Hahaha, so happy to hear Amy! Enjoy! 😀

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