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Orange Things Fruit & Vegetable Smoothie

Recipe: Orange Things Fruit & Vegetable Smoothie

Summary: All things orange and healthy combine for a vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free explosion of flavor and neon color. Wake up!

Ingredients

  • 1 Ataulfo mango, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup frozen peaches
  • 1 orange, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled, sliced and cooked
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 tablespoon soaked Medjool dates
  • 2 tablespoons soaked chia seeds
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. The night before: Microcook the carrots for a couple of minutes until tender. Remove, cool and refrigerate. Put 4-5 tablespoons chia seeds in a lidded jar, and cover with water x3. Remove pit and snip 4-5 dates into small pieces with kitchen shears and put into a lidded jar. Cover with boiling water, cover and allow to stand.
  2. In the morning: Add mango, peaches, orange, cooked carrots, banana, coconut water, 1 tablespoon of the soaked dates (there will be some left over for tomorrow’s smoothie!), 2 tablespoons of the soaked chia (there will be some left over for tomorrow’s smoothie!) and vanilla extract in blender container. Put lid on and whirl for 1-2 minutes, until well combined and smooth. Taste and add another tablespoon dates if it isn’t sweet enough for you.Orange Things Fruit & Vegetable Smoothie | www.ShockinglyDelicious.com [1]
  3. Serves 2-3.

Recipe source

Dorothy Reinhold | Shockingly Delicious

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 3 minutes
Diet type: Vegan
Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Gluten free
Number of servings (yield): 2-3
Culinary tradition: USA (General)
My rating 5 stars:  ★★★★★