This orange power smoothie is super easy and give a lovely hit of color at the beginning of the day! Want to know what goes in? Check the recipe below!

orange Power smoothie

Orange power smoothie

You might not know this, but today (april 27th) is Kingsday here in the Netherlands. Since the color of the royal family is orange, half the country is covered in orange things. Personally I find it is just an extra day of work, but across the country people are celebrating. That’s been a no go for the last two years so I am guessing today will be particularly festive! And since most people are out and about I figured they could use an orange power smoothie to kickstart the day.

Nice and orange

Smoothies are my go to quick breakfast if I am making one (I tend to do intermittent fasting, so breakfast is not always on my agenda) but I do always make sure to incorporate some kind of vegetable in it. It prevents the smoothie from being one glass of sugar. Although truth be told; carrots are rather sweet too, so you would do good to add something like spinach here as well. But that would totally ruin the color. So I kept it orange today!

orange power smoothie bowl top shot

What you can do, is simply add half an avocado to the blender. That would make it creamier and wouldn’t have that big of an effect on the color. I topped the smoothie bowl with hemp seeds, coconut and almond slivers. But you can add your favorite topping as well. Think about fresh fruits, other nuts and seeds etc. For some extra immune enhancing power I added a teaspoon of turmeric as well. Be aware that it might stain your blender too. I find that usually doesn’t stay for too long. So while the sides of the blender might be a bit yellowish for a while, after having used it for different things it will go away.

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Orange power smoothie

A good way to start the day with this easy power smoothie
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Servings: 2 people

Equipment

  • 1 high speed blender

Ingredients

  • 1 orange
  • 2 carrots Large, 175 gr in total
  • 1 banana
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 200 ml almond milk

Toppings

  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp almond slivers
  • 1 tbsp grated coconut

Instructions

  • Peel the orange with a knife removing also the outer white skin of the orange. Cut in pieces, remove any seeds inside and add to the blender.
  • Cut the carrot in pieces and add to the blender as well.
  • Add the banana, the cinnamon, turmeric and almond milk and blend to a smooth mix.
  • Pour into two bowls and top with your toppings of choice
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Dutch
Keyword: carrots, oranges, turmeric
Diet: Gluten free, Paleo

Nutrition Information

Calories: 228kcal, Carbohydrates: 34g, Protein: 7g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 2g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 192mg, Potassium: 690mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 18g, Vitamin A: 14845IU, Vitamin C: 45mg, Calcium: 214mg, Iron: 2mg

Disclaimer

The nutritional values above are calculated per portion. The details are based on standard nutritional tables and do not constitute a professional nutritional advice.

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