Cranberry Orange Shakeology

Cranberry Orange Shakeology

This smoothie uses a combination of mouth-puckering unsweetened cranberry juice and fresh or frozen berries with sweet Strawberry Shakeology for a balanced, refreshing shake that will surely wake up your taste buds.

Cranberries blend with another cheerful fruit – oranges. Specifically, the most flavorful part of the orange, the peel. It’s filled with intoxicating aroma and even a small amount grated into this smoothie will make a big impact.

Use a microplane to grate just the bright orange part of the peel, avoiding the white pith underneath. You don’t really have to scoop it all into a measuring spoon to see if you have a full teaspoon, any amount will add tons of intense flavor.

If you don’t have a microplane, use a vegetable peeler or small, sharp knife to remove the outermost layer of the peel, and then finely chop it before tossing it into the blender.

Since cranberry season is so short, and even frozen berries become hard to find, we wanted to figure out a way to enjoy this smoothie year-round. It turns out that the tartness of unsweetened cranberry juice and orange zest also taste great with frozen cherries or raspberries. Add a little bit of flair with spices like ground clove or nutmeg.

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Cranberry Orange Shakeology


Course Shakeology
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 1 smoothie
Calories 198 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 scoop Strawberry Shakeology
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 tsp. finely grated orange peel (orange zest)

Instructions

  1. Place water, cranberry juice, ice, Shakeology, cranberries, and orange peel in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Cranberry Orange Shakeology
Amount Per Serving (1 smoothie)
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 184mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 29g 10%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 17g
Protein 18g 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Wake up your taste buds with this Cranberry Orange Shakeology made with unsweetened cranberry juice and fresh cranberries.

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