Cranberries, kiwi, apple, banana, date, orange fruit smoothie is a delicious vegan recipe treat for breakfast and for an appetizer for festive meals like Thanksgiving, and it takes only about 15-20 minutes to prepare.
Cranberries, Kiwi, Apple, Banana, Date, Orange Fruit Smoothie Ingredients:
Cranberries, Kiwi, Apple, Banana, Date, Orange Fruit Smoothie Cooking Utensils:
Cranberries, Kiwi, Apple, Banana, Date, Orange Fruit Smoothie Preparation:
This recipe is best prepared in a high-powered blender such as a Vita-Mix. If a smaller blender is used, we suggest that the recipe be cut in half for each batch.
It is also best to refrigerate the fruit several hours before preparing the fruit smoothie. To make the smoothie even colder, the banana could be peeled, cut into pieces and frozen ahead of time.
Several hours before preparing the fruit smoothie, wash and freeze the cranberries. (We freeze several two cup, plastic containers of cranberries and store them in our freezer for quick and easy access.)
Thoroughly wash the apples. Cut into quarters. Remove and discard the core and stem. Place apple sections into the blender. Thoroughly wash the kiwis and remove and discard the hard ends. Cut each kiwi into halves and add to the blender container. Peel the navel oranges and add the sections to the blender. Add the peeled bananas. Add the dates and flax seed. Add the frozen cranberries.
Add the ice. Cover the blender and run it at “high speed” until the fruit and ice are thoroughly blended into the smoothie (about 1-minute).
Serve in a tall glass with a straw, and enjoy. A fruit smoothie also makes a great breakfast.