Orange Juice Smoothie

Drinks · February 24, 2012

A favorite - Orange Juice Smoothie. The kids LOVE the taste of oranges & strawberries!

Here I was talking about keeping healthy and preventing all the sicknesses that are around this time of year and my son gets sick this week! Boo! It is not fun taking care of a sick child, but fortunately he is on the mend. 🙂

For the rest of us, we are trying to boost our immune system and load up on Vitamin C and other important vitamins so that we do not get sick as well. Along with Vitamins, we have been trying to drink a lot of fluids like OJ, wash our hands, and take it easy. Not always easy to do when you have three little ones and a full schedule, but we’re trying.

To jazz things up a bit, I made a shake using all sorts of yummy goodies that would not only taste good but would also have lots of Vitamin C. I was surprised at how good it turned out – the kids loved it!

Orange Juice Smoothie

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Calories 392 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 cup Orange Juice
  • 1 cup milk
  • 12 ice cubes
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/8 cup sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup strawberries


  1. Blend all ingredients together in blender until smooth. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Orange Juice Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 392 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 123mg 5%
Potassium 928mg 27%
Total Carbohydrates 68g 23%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 62g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 17.8%
Vitamin C 201.6%
Calcium 31.4%
Iron 4.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

A favorite - Orange Juice Smoothie. The kids LOVE the taste of oranges & strawberries!

Going to make this drink again today to make sure we get at least a few vitamins in… plus, it’s pretty DELISH. 🙂

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karen Weight

Kristyn- this is some good info! The recipe looks fabulous:) Would love you to link this up at my slowly growing link party!

Have a great weekend:)
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Amanda Joy

Yum! I drink an entire container of Simply Orange when I feel something coming on… my husband who is going to school in classes about how the body works, thinks this is nutritionally ludicrous… but I feel better:) Maybe if I do this recipe, he will be a better believer!
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    Lil' Luna

    I will admit this drink is so good you wouldn’t know it had vitamins – lol!


Okay, this kit and smoothie make me feel better just looking at them!
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    Lil' Luna

    Thanks, Brandi!! 🙂

Beeb Ashcroft

Such pretty photos! You make the most elegant care packages, and smoothies!
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    Lil' Luna

    You’re so sweet Beeb – thank you!!

Ruth Anne

I make this with vanilla soy ice cream for my dairy-allergic child. Same ingredients but the ice cream instead of milk, and I make it with vanilla soy milk sometimes. It is awesome!!!!

Patricia Royal

This looks and sound delicious, but the recipe does not show. Would you be kind enough to email it to me? I would love to have it! Thanks!

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