Mandarin Orange and Lemon Smoothie

Barbara Kavorkian


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 vote

2 or 1 large glass
10 Min


  • 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 medium
    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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Mandarin Orange and Lemon Smoothie

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes

10 Savory & Sweet Cheese Ball Recipes

Cheese balls are back! This classic appetizer from the 1960s and ’70s has made a resurgence in the past few years. And, we’re here for it! Made with a few ingredients, they make a tasty party appetizer or can easily be whipped-up when looking for a snack. Typically, cream cheese is the base of a […]

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes

21 Go-To Honey Garlic Recipes

Honey garlic is one of our favorite go-to flavor combinations. Not only because it is delicious, we usually have the ingredients on hand. Perfect for a weeknight meal, these easy honey garlic recipes come together quickly and please the whole family’s taste buds. No matter what you have on hand – chicken, salmon, shrimp, pork, […]

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

Pecan Desserts That Aren’t Pie

How can you make dessert better? Add pecans! Being from the South, pecans have always been a favorite of mine. We all know they’re essential for pecan pie, but they are tasty in other desserts too. When the weather is warmer, I love to end the day with a bowl of ice cream. Family Favorites’ […]