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mandarin orange and lemon smoothie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Barbara Kavorkian
Two Harbors, MN

This smoothie I stumbled upon this morning when randomly grabbing ingredients to shove in my blender. Wow! It totally slapped me in the face. What a great way to wake up!

(1 rating)
yield 2 or 1 large glass
prep time 10 Min

Ingredients For mandarin orange and lemon smoothie

  • 4
    ice cubes
  • 1 pkg
    (6 oz) low fat or lite lemon yogurt
  • 1/4 c
    canned madarin orange slices (reserve lite juice)
  • 1/4 c
    mandarin orange juice
  • 1/2 c
    low fat milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 md
    fresh banana, broken in chunks
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    wheat germ (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp
    benefiber (optional)

How To Make mandarin orange and lemon smoothie

  • 1
    Place ice in blender and pulse to break up slightly. Add yogurt, orange slices, juice and milk to blend. Add remaining juice of the lemon, banana, flax, wheat germ and benefiber and blend to desired consistency. Serve immediately. Can serve over additional ice if you want this to be super cold.