Cranberry Smoothie Recipe

Taylor Kiser | Food. Faith. Fitness. Updated

Cranberry Smoothie brings a tartness to your brisk Fall morning. Greek yogurt lends a creaminess to the smoothie.

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You guys.

Today I am saving your life.

WELL, really, I am just cutting back your time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving a weee bit.

But, let’s be honest, with the amount of time I know you’re already going to spend in there that is basically the same thing.

I don’t know about you, but I like to save ALL the room for my big dinner. This girl loves her Turkeymashed potatoes, stuffing AND pumpkin treats.

Go big or go home right? Right.

Cranberry Smoothie Picture

How-ev-er, I also don’t want to be so hardcore in the “SAVING ALL THE ROOM” department that I have to be all sorts of hungry throughout the day.

Because that kind of “hungry” really should read as “hangry.”  Don’t look at me like you don’t know what I am talking about.  I’m sure you’ve gotten a major case of the grumpies when your stomach has a case of the grumblies, a few times in your life.

That is where a smoothie that is CHOCK FULL of protein, to keep you’ belly feeling happy up until IT’S TIME, comes in.

I love smoothies to pre-game big meals for so many reasons.  Mostly because they keep the hangry away, without filling me up too much.  I fully believe that smoothies just kind of fill in the stomach-u-lar cracks until it’s ready for the “real food” to come out and play.

Don’t Wikipedia that though. I could have made it up.

PLUS, they also come together in about .00056 seconds. Which is where the whole “get out of the kitchen and relax before cray cray Uncle Joe comes over.”

You get it.

BUT WAIT, there’s MORE!  If you order this smoothie in the next 5 minutes…I’m kidding. BUT, there is more.

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The flavours of this frosty, thick delight?  They scream Thanksgiving Dinner.  You know, in a drinkable form.

Not only is it gonna keep that tummy happy, it’s gonna get it PUMPED UP for what lies ahead. AND keep you out of the kitchen.
TRIPLE THREAT. WHAT WHAT.

So, do I foresee a relaxing morning, sipping on a smoothie and not worrying about what to say to Uncle Joe on your Thanksgiving?

Methinks yes.

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Cranberry Smoothie Recipe

  2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup 2% Milk
  • 1/2 cup Frozen Cranberries
  • 1 cup Vanilla Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon Almond Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon Allspice
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 cup Ice Cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the blender and blend on the Nutri Ninja Auto IQ Blend Setting for “Frozen Drinks And Smoothies”
  2. DEVOUR.

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Recipe Yields: 2 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 38
Calories 238

% Daily Value*
7%
Total Fat 5g
1%
  Saturated Fat 0g
2%
Sodium 52mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate 23g
2%
  Dietary Fiber 2g
  Sugars 19g
4%
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Taylor Kiser

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Taylor keeps food, faith and fitness close to the heart on her blog of the same name. We're excited to have her as a Healthy Eating fanatic.