Creamy Citrus SmoothieJump to Recipe
Welcome to Monday after the Super Bowl when, if you’re me, your stomach hates you. I ate way too many wings and dipped too much queso yesterday.
Okay, the truth is that I’m actually writing this post before the game, but I can predict the future on some things and me eating a fair amount of game-day food is a for-sure thing.
In an effort to normalize myself, I’ll be having at least one of these Creamy Citrus Smoothies today. Maybe one for breakfast and one for lunch!
They are relatively easy to toss together and have a some great flavors. Most importantly: don’t skip the granola! It makes the smoothie really filling and gives it some nice texture. YUM.
This simple smoothie uses fresh kiwi and grapefruit for a nice citrus flavor. It’s filling and a perfect way to start the day!
Add ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. You may need to add more water to get a desired consistency, but start with 1/2 cup and add more by the 1/4 cup until the smoothie blends easily.
Creamy Citrus Smoothie
I like to use frozen pineapple and mango as a base for this smoothie so you can skip the ice and those things are pretty regularly available.
You can also use any kind of granola.
The only thing you have to actually prep is the grapefruit. For a smoothie like this, I like to cut the grapefruit in half and then use a serrated knife to cut around the outside of the fruit and then in between each segment so you can scoop out each individual piece and add it to your blender.
Then just pile everything into your blender! I recommend adding the granola last, but assuming you have a decent blender this should be easy work no matter the order of ingredients.
You may need a bit more water than the recipe calls for depending on how thick you like your smoothie. Add more by the 1/4 cup until you get to the right texture for you. You can also use orange juice instead of water, but I think water lets some of the other flavors shine a bit.
The finished smoothie has a nice citrus flavor but is also really creamy due to the yogurt.
It’s a filling smoothie and if you over-indulged yesterday during the game, it’s the perfect way to get back on track!
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