Orange Probiotic Immunity Boosting Smoothies are perfect for breakfast on the go. A vegetable and fruit based yogurt smoothie rich in vitamin C, Vitamin A, fiber, and Calcium. No sugars added.
- 1 large carrot, peeled
- 2 tangerines or 1 large orange (regular or blood orange)
- 6 ounce fresh orange juice
- 1 tsp chia seed (more if you are making smoothie bowls).
- 6–8 ounces plain Kefir yogurt or cultured plain yogurt. See notes for vegan option.
- 3 to 4 dates, pitted
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tbsp grated ginger
- 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)
- Optional 1/2 tbsp coconut oil
2 cups (2 small bowls, or 1 large bowl).
- Peel your carrot and oranges.
- Place carrots, orange, and juice in a blender. Blend under a thick juice if formed.
- Next add your chia seeds, yogurt, spices, ginger, and coconut oil.
- Blend again.
- To make smoothie bowls, add an addition 1 tsp chia seed and let the blended smoothie mix sit over night, (or at least for a few hours) in the fridge. The chia see will help it thicken. Pour into bowls and garnish with orange slices, cinnamon, gluten free oats, and optional honey.
This makes for a great make ahead breakfast or breakfast smoothie bowl. 2 small servings or 1 large. Adjust sweetness, desired, by adding optional honey or maple syrup. Mix into smoothies before serving.
For vegan option, use coconut milk yogurt or Forager cashew kefir yogurt.
Nutrition below is without added coconut oil. Each serving contains 110% Vitamin C, 242.2mg Calcium 24% and 6% Iron 1.1mg
- Category: drink
- Method: blend
- Cuisine: american
- Serving Size: 8-10 ounces
- Calories: 240
- Sugar: 36
- Sodium: 80 mg
- Fat: 2.3 g
- Saturated Fat: 1 g
- Trans Fat: 0 g
- Carbohydrates: 52 grams
- Fiber: 6.5 g
- Protein: 7 g
- Cholesterol: 5 mg
Keywords: smoothies, healthy, breakfast, juice, yogurt