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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

This Orange Creamsicle Smoothie will certainly bring back lovely childhood memories of eating creamsicle popsicle and drinking Orange Julius during the long hot summer months. Now you get to enjoy this creamy smoothie all year long plus it is healthy.

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie
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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

It is day 2 of the New Year and I decided to share another one of my favorite smoothie recipes.

Here in Florida, we have an abundance of citrus fruits right now. I get to make this orange smoothie from freshly picked oranges.

Yesterday I shared my Green Smoothie Detox and Detox Tea recipes to kick off the New Year and I made Pancit Bihon (Filipino Noodles), a light one pot rice noodles with vegetable stir-fry dish for my family. 

Fresh Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Ingredients In Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

My creamsicle smoothie is made with only 4 ingredients.

  • Almond Milk
  • Orange
  • Banana
  • Vanilla

How To Make Orange Creamsicle Smoothie?

I literally place all the ingredients in my high-speed blender and process until smooth. I use frozen bananas,

Best Ways To Freeze Bananas

You can basically purchase extra bananas just for freezing them to make smoothies. Actually, some stores discount bananas when they are ripe so that's the best time to purchase bulk. 

I have literally gone to the produce manager and ask him if he had extra ripe bananas in the back on numerous occasions and then make the purchase by the case at a discounted rate. 

  • Method 1. Peel each banana when fully ripened (when speckled), place bananas in freezer bags or other airtight container and freeze. When you are ready to make a smoothie, break of the bananas you need and return the bag to the freezer.
  • Method 2. You can also cut ripe bananas into coins about 1/2 inch thick circles, place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper in a single layer. Freeze for about 2 hours. Remove from freezer after 2 hours and place in a freezer bag and immediately place in the freezer. 

Bananas keep for a very long time in the freezer, however, they will start to change color and get freezer burn. So its best to use them within 6 months.

Vegan Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

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Per portion
Energy:
207 kcal / 865 kJ
Fat:
2 g
Protein:
3 g
Carbohydrate:
24 g

Ingredients

For: 2 Servings
Preparation:
5 min
Ready in:
5 min

Instructions

  1. Place almond milk, banana, orange, and vanilla in a high-speed blender and process until smooth and creamy. Serve immediately.

Notes

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

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3 Comments
  1. Marge
    March 2, 2019

    5.01

    Excellent I love it!

  2. Maira
    January 17, 2019

    5.01

    Tastes just like an ice cream bar??!!

    • Michelle Blackwood
      January 17, 2019

      Thank you Maira, I’m glad you enjoy it.