Summertime Smoothie – Orange Creamsicle

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When the weather gets hot it’s nice to swap out a hot meal for a cool one. This summertime smoothie tastes amazing, is easy to make and best of all is portable!
With its tangy citrus and sweet vanilla, this nutrient-packed smoothie will have you cooling down from the inside out.

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 frozen ripe banana (peeled & sliced)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 3/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1 orange, peeled and sliced
  • 2 scoops vanilla whey
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest (optional)
  • 1/2 – 1 cup ice (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Directions:
Place all ingredients except the ice in a blender and puree until blended. Add ice and puree until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve with a straw.

Recipe Notes:
For an extra nutrition punch, you can add 1 cup of your favorite greens like kale or spinach!

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