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Winter citrus immunity boosting smoothie

Winter citrus immunity boosting smoothie

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This immunity boosting smoothie is a perfect drink to enjoy for it’s benefits during the fall and winter months. It’s high in vitamin C and other antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to help keep your immune system at it’s best.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Beverages, Breakfast, Snacks
Servings 2
Calories 211 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • 2 small blood oranges peeled
  • 1 apple roughly chopped
  • 2 small beets peeled, can be raw or steamed
  • ½ cup pomegranate seeds
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons ginger
  • ½ teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

Instructions
 

  • Add all the ingredients into the blender in the order listed above and blend until you have a smooth smoothie. It took me about 45 seconds in my Vitamix blender. (See notes for substitutions)

Notes

Here are some substitutions that work great in this recipe:
  1. Replace the Greek yogurt with any other plant based yogurt.
  2. Replace the almond milk with any other fruit juice or coconut water.
  3. Add in banana to make the smoothie creamier.
  4. Add in optional add ins like protein powder , collagen powder or other superfoods
  5. Use frozen fruit to chill your smoothie without using ice.

Estimated Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Winter citrus immunity boosting smoothie
Calories
211
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Trans Fat
 
1
g
Cholesterol
 
3
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
242
mg
11
%
Potassium
 
706
mg
20
%
Carbohydrates
 
42
g
14
%
Fiber
 
9
g
38
%
Sugar
 
31
g
34
%
Protein
 
9
g
18
%
Vitamin A
 
293
IU
6
%
Vitamin C
 
69
mg
84
%
Calcium
 
266
mg
27
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Please note that the nutrition label provided is an estimate based on an online nutrition calculator. It will vary based on the specific ingredients you use.
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