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 ounces fresh orange juice
- 1 teaspoon 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 – 4 dates, pitted
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 Tablespoon grated ginger
- Optional 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Optional 1/2 Tablespoon coconut oil
2 cups (2 small bowls, or 1 large bowl)
- Peel the carrot and oranges.
- Place carrots, orange, and juice in a blender. Blend until a thick juice is formed.
- Next add the chia seeds, yogurt, spices, ginger, and coconut oil.
- Blend again.
- To make smoothie bowls, add an addition 1 teaspoon chia seed and let the blended smoothie mix sit overnight, (or at least for a few hours) in the fridge. The chia seed 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
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- 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