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Recipe for 6 Minute Citrus Energy Smoothie Drink

Updated on June 19, 2013

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Health Benefits of Smoothie

This smoothie recipe has 5 fruits and vegetables and it tastes sweet and that is without all the cane sugar. Also, it is LOADED with important nutrients!

In this recipe, we have oranges, apples, green grapes, red peppers, and watermelon.

The Health Benefits:

First of all, this fruit smoothie has 4 fruits and 1 vegetable in it, so you get a huge amount of health benefits with multiple types of antioxidants including lower risk of cancer, heart disease, and protection from high blood pressure. It is loaded with bioflavenoids and phytonutrients that protect against common ailments like the cold.

Also, since it is now summer, you need something to quench your thirst and to prevent it from happening while you are out in the sun. The watermelon helps prevent thirst in the summer.

Also, after a good workout, you need to replace your electrolytes and this smoothies has all the electrolytes you need to recover what you lose.


Original recipe for a cool citrus smoothie that gives you energy
Original recipe for a cool citrus smoothie that gives you energy

First, The Vitamins and Minerals In This Amazing Cocktail

 
 
Vitamins
Vitamin C, Vitamins B1, B6, B2 (Niacin), Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin E
Minerals
Potassium, Lutein, Beta Carotene, Calcium, Folate, Phosperous, Iron, Seleium, Copper, Zinc
First, The Vitamins and Minerals In This Amazing Cocktail

Start with an Orange - Cut Up

Add the Apples

Add the Green Grapes

Next Add the Watermelon

Add the red pepper and slice it up.

Blend it all together...

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 1 min
Ready in: 6 min
Yields: 2 8oz glasses

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sized orange, sliced into quarters
  • 1 apple, sliced into quarters
  • 1/3 cup watermelon
  • 10 green grapes
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  1. Put all ingredients in a fruit or vegetable emulsifier like the healthmaster
  2. Blend for 1 minute on highest setting (which is speed 8 on the healthmaster)
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 8oz
Calories 150
Calories from Fat0
% Daily Value *
Fat 0 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Sugar 10 g
Fiber 10 g40%
Protein 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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    • hotwebideas profile imageAUTHOR

      Bruce Chamoff 

      6 years ago from New York

      Thanks, Arren123. Enjoy the recipe!

    • hotwebideas profile imageAUTHOR

      Bruce Chamoff 

      6 years ago from New York

      @beingwell - That sounds good, but I don't know if I would ever do it. LOL

    • Arren123 profile image

      Arren123 

      6 years ago from UK

      Another great recipe on Hubpages, so many to try, this one sounds lovely and a must try, thanks for sharing, voted up and useful :)

    • beingwell profile image

      beingwell 

      6 years ago from Bangkok

      Adding jalapeno is something new for me for a smoothie. Shared!

    • hotwebideas profile imageAUTHOR

      Bruce Chamoff 

      6 years ago from New York

      You're welcome, MK!

    • M K Paul profile image

      M K Paul 

      6 years ago from India

      Thanks for the drink ;)

    • hotwebideas profile imageAUTHOR

      Bruce Chamoff 

      6 years ago from New York

      Thnks, Pamela-anne. I love smoothies too and have other smoothie recipes on hubpages as well.

    • Pamela-anne profile image

      Pamela-anne 

      6 years ago from Miller Lake

      Thanks for the great recipe I will be trying this one out as I love smoothies cheers! take care pam.

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