Mellow Cranberry Smoothie Recipe with Clementine

Great for breakfast or a snack, this mellow cranberry smoothie with clementine is as delicious as it is good for your bod.

Tip

An optional splash of sparkling water takes this smoothie into festive territory.

This cranberry smoothie is easy to love

Cranberry season doesn’t need to end with Thanksgiving. This mellow smoothie is an easy, healthful way to pack some more cranberry goodness into your life. And who couldn’t use a little mellow goodness before the December holidays arrive? Or really anytime — since this recipe uses frozen cranberries, you don't have to stop in December.

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Mellow Cranberry Smoothie with Clementine

Fresh cranberries have so much potential beyond that little dollop of sauce sitting next to the Thanksgiving turkey, but it often goes unexplored. Why not round out your cranberry season with this healthful smoothie? It has a mild cranberry flavor with hints of banana, orange, and spice and is an easy way to pack a little more cranberry goodness into your life before the season disappears.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup frozen cranberries
  • 1 medium frozen banana, peeled and sliced
  • 2 clementines, peeled, seeded, and broken into sections
  • 2 Medjool dates, pitted (or substitute 2 tablespoons sweetener of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Splash of sparkling water, optional

Directions

  1. Combine cranberries, banana slices, clementine sections, cranberry juice, vanilla, and cinnamon in a blender and puree until perfectly smooth.
  2. Divide between two tall glasses and, if desired, stir a good splash of sparkling water into each.
  3. Serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving:

Calories:: 197 Total Fat:: 0.5g Carbohydrates:: 51.4g Fiber:: 5.5g Protein:: 2.1g