Orange & Berry Smoothie – My Family Ties

Packed with Vitamin C this Orange and Berry Smoothie is Summer in a glass and every time I make this for my two daughter’s it’s gone in no time, it’s a great after school standby to make as it’s nutritious, filling and quick. You can adapt this smoothie really easily by adding some natural yogurt to make a creamy, more satisfying drink or by adding some raw almonds which help to keep you fuller for longer.

What I love about this fruity smoothie is that it is so fast to make and has all natural ingredients.  We have been trying to cut back on sugary foods and drinks in our family, and this is a great alternative to a sugary drink or treat that the kids would want to reach for when they are hungry. It’s been quite hard to swap some of the sugary foods for natural alternatives, but i’ve found as smoothies are so filling and are naturally sweet even our teenage daughter is happy to swap. 

Healthy Orange & Berry Smoothie Recipe


  • 2-3 Oranges
  • I Cup raspberries
  • 1 Cup blueberries

Healthy Orange & Berry Smoothie Recipe


Remove the skin and pith from the orange, cut and quarter and add with the raspberries and blueberries into the blender ( I used the Extract-Pro from Bella Homewares) and blend until thick and smooth. If you prefer a thicker smoothie add some more of the berries and if you like a little sweetness just add a teaspoon of honey before you blend. 

Once blended to perfection, add to smoothie glasses and serve, you can add ice cubes or freeze the berries to make a cooler smoothie if you prefer.

Drink right away and enjoy! 

Healthy Orange & Berry Smoothie Recipe

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  1. Kate Cass
    June 14, 2015 / 5:44 am

    Love this smoothie recipe! Love smoothies especially in the Summer, thank you for the recipes it's great to be able to try new ones x

    • June 22, 2015 / 9:59 am

      Thank you so much Kate, I love to try out new ones so my kids don't get too bored! So glad you have been enjoying them 🙂

  2. June 16, 2015 / 4:29 pm

    Sounds delicious, I really like making healthy smoothies, though I could do with a better blender.

    • June 22, 2015 / 10:04 am

      Thanks Heather, it does make a difference with a fast efficient blender, and I love the fact that smoothies are so quick to make!

  3. Dawn Henson
    June 17, 2015 / 6:33 am

    I will be trying this. I love my Smoothies

    • June 22, 2015 / 10:05 am

      Thanks Dawn, me too- they are such a quick way to get some healthy fruits and veg into the day! 🙂

    • June 22, 2015 / 10:05 am

      Thanks so much Esther – I have been loving coming up with new flavours!

  4. July 3, 2015 / 9:19 am

    might be my new fav recipe : ) Will try it ASAP!

  5. January 23, 2016 / 7:55 am

    Mmm must give this a go, I make smoothies most mornings as I'm not too good at eating actual fruit!!

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