Banana Smoothie with Orange Juice

Orange Juice and Banana Smoothie Recipe

 
A plain old Banana Smoothie can taste pretty bland. Adding orange juice makes this Orange Juice and Banana Smoothie a real taste treat!

The sweet tangy taste of the orange adds zing to the smoothness of the banana.

Try this. You’ll love it!
 

Banana Smoothie with Orange Juice
Recipe type: Fruit Smoothie
Serves: 2
 
The smoothness of a banana combine with the creaminess of yogurt and the sweet tang of orange juice to make this a very special smoothie.
Ingredients
  • 1 cup orange juice, well chilled
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1-1/2 cups banana slices, frozen
Instructions
  1. Pour orange juice into a blender
  2. Add yogurt to blender
  3. Cover and blend on medium speed
  4. Add frozen banana through hole in blender top
  5. Increase speed to high
  6. Blend until smooth

 

Orange Juice and Banana Smoothie Ingredients

 

Orange JuiceOrange Juice adds flavor to every smoothie you use it in. The sweet, tangy taste of an orange is unmistakable.
Whether you use frozen, bottled or even fresh squeezed orange juice is up to you. Just be sure to leave some of the pulp in it. The blender will break it up, and the fiber it adds is a bonus.
Orange Juice is a well-known source of vitamin C. It also carries a good amount of calcium, flavonoids, potassium and other nutrients. Plus, it just tastes delicious!

 
Yogurt for a Smooth SmoothieYogurt is a fantastic thickener for smoothies. It can also add a special tartness to a smoothie.
In most cases, a plain lowfat yogurt will work well for making smoothies with. Yogurt also comes flavored, and can be used along with the primary fruit. For example, adding Blueberry Yogurt to a Blueberry Smoothie can be a flavor boost.
Look for yogurts that contain live cultures. They can add beneficial bacteria to your digestive system.

 
Banana Smoothie with Orange JuiceBananas are a primary component of many tasty smoothies. Bananas can be used fresh or frozen.
To freeze bananas, peel them and break them into chunks. Place them into freezer bags for later use. Frozen bananas help thicken smoothies better than fresh bananas.
Bananas add plenty of potassium to your diet, as well as iron, magnesium and vitamin B6.

 
If you make this smoothie and have a photo or video you’d like to share, please leave me a message in the comments below. Your picture could end up at the top of this post.

Best,

Smoothie Guy

PS: Do you like making your own OJ? If you’re looking for a great value on a quality juicer, look no further than the Black & Decker JE2200B 400-Watt Fruit and Vegetable Juice Extractor. It’s a fan favorite and it ships for free!

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Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie Recipe with Banana

Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie Recipe

 
This Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie is thinner than many smoothies, but that won’t make it any less tasty.

With the addition of a frozen banana to help thicken it, this smoothie is a pretty pink in color.

This makes a great smoothie for anyone who dislikes the thick texture of most smoothies. Enjoy!
 

Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie
Recipe type: Fruit Smoothie
Serves: 2
 
The sweet taste of orange juice brings this Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie to life. Banana makes it smooth. Enjoy!
Ingredients
  • 10 fresh strawberries, greens removed
  • 1 banana, broken in chunks and frozen
  • ⅔ cup ice cold orange juice
Instructions
  1. Place orange juice and strawberries into blender
  2. Put cover on blender
  3. Blend on high
  4. Add frozen banana through opening in cover
  5. Blend until smooth

 
 

Orange Juice Strawberry Smoothie Ingredients

 
Orange Juice Strawberry SmoothieStrawberries are sweet as well as healthy. Whether frozen or fresh, they make your smoothie tasty and colorful. Remove the green tops if you are using fresh strawberries in your smoothie.
Strawberries provide vitamin C, flavonoids, iron and potassium to your diet.
Strawberries also contain cancer-fighting properties, so smoothie up!

 
 
Orange Juice Strawberry SmoothieBananas are a primary component of many tasty smoothies. Bananas can be used fresh or frozen.
To freeze bananas, peel them and break them into chunks. Place them into freezer bags for later use. Frozen bananas help thicken smoothies better than fresh bananas.
Bananas add plenty of potassium to your diet, as well as iron, magnesium and vitamin B6.

 
Orange JuiceOrange Juice adds flavor to every smoothie you use it in. The sweet, tangy taste of an orange is unmistakable.
Whether you use frozen, bottled or even fresh squeezed orange juice is up to you. Just be sure to leave some of the pulp in it. The blender will break it up, and the fiber it adds is a bonus.
Orange Juice is a well-known source of vitamin C. It also carries a good amount of calcium, flavonoids, potassium and other nutrients. Plus, it just tastes delicious!

 
If you make this smoothie and have a photo or video you’d like to share, please leave me a message in the comments below. Your picture could end up at the top of this post.

Best,

Smoothie Guy

PS: If you love making smoothies, I have to recommend that you pick up a copy of The Ultimate Smoothie Book: 130 Delicious Recipes for Blender Drinks, Frozen Desserts, Shakes, and More! It’s packed full of information and lots of recipes.

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