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Dairy-Free Creamy Lemon Smoothie Recipe

This amazing Dairy-Free Creamy Lemon Smoothie is with citrusy flavor, whole lemon, and a smooth dairy-free yogurt, this wholesome smoothie brings in the flavors of summer!

hemp seeds sprinkled atop a smoothie with a lemon wedge on the rim.

It’s that time: sweet summer smoothies are in, and The Ultimate Refreshing Creamy Lemon Smoothie is in rotation. I’m happy to finally share one of my favorite smoothie ingredients with you.

The creamy base of this smoothie starts with Greek yogurt and almond milk. Frozen bananas add bright flavor and cools you down on a hot day. The bright acidic nature of the lemon balances out with the sweet maple syrup.

Hemp seeds and cashews are simple ingredients that give this smoothie a slightly nutty taste. The soaked cashews also add some creaminess, and hemp seeds add nutrition. This creamy smoothie just got creamier!

Smoothies: always simple and easy.

After my workout yesterday, the most refreshing thing I could think of enjoying was this healthy smoothie recipe. Smoothie recipes are the easiest breakfast option. With high-speed blenders, putting some simple ingredients together is all you need to get a wholesome and delicious snack. The lemony flavor adds some tang, and dare I say; it might just be my favorite flavor.

A few minutes, some prepped ingredients, and some lemon slices for serving are all you need. Enjoy this easy recipe that makes a quick breakfast option!

Key Ingredients

Creamy lemon smoothie ingredients hemp seeds, almond milk, maple syrup, cashews, lemon juice, lemon, coconut yogurt, and banana.

Bananas are the perfect breakfast food. They give you a natural energy boost and support heart health.

Coconut yogurt is rich in probiotics, supporting digestion. Even if you choose to add in a dairy yogurt such as Greek yogurt, most options also have probiotics.

Lemon naturally adds a tasty and zingy flavor to this smoothie. Naturally, it’s one of the basic ingredients and adds vitamin C, supporting the immune system and digestion.

Almond milk is rich in vitamin E and magnesium.

Cashews reduce your cholesterol levels and can help to prevent heart disease.

Hemp seeds are rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, helping to reduce high blood pressure.

Maple syrup is a great way to sweeten up this lemon smoothie recipe.

This dairy free smoothie is love at first sip, and also makes a great afternoon snack.

Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.

How to make a Dairy-Free Creamy Lemon Smoothie

Step 1: Prepare

Put the ingredients in a high-power blender.

Smoothie ingredients for a creamy lemon smoothie in a blender.

Step 2: Blend

Blend until smooth.

Expert Tips

  • Substitute the plant based yogurt for a Greek yogurt alternative. This yogurt is rich in protein, if you prefer to have it not dairy free. 
  • Vanilla yogurt is a great option to add more flavor into this smoothie. Most vanilla yogurts have added sugar, so the nutrition information may change.
  • Sub out the almond milk with coconut milk, oat milk, or soy milk. Any of these plant based milks work!

Recipe FAQs:

How to use lemon in a smoothie?

Lemon can be added to many smoothies. Whether it’s just for a touch of citrus or to enjoy a fully tasty lemon smoothie. This smoothie uses fresh lemon juice and a whole lemon slice to add rich flavor.

How long can a lemon smoothie last in the fridge?

Refrigerate this tasty lemon smoothie for a couple hours after you blend it up. Save it for a quick to-go snack later in the day if you can’t drink it right away.

Why add lemon to your smoothie?

The addition of lemon gives a light citrus kick to most smoothies. In this lemon-based smoothie, you can enjoy the tangy lemon flavors with yogurt and dairy-free milk options.


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a glass of lemon smoothie with a lemon wedge on the rim with hemp seeds sprinkled on top.

Dairy-Free Creamy Lemon Smoothie Recipe

Ultimate Creamy Lemon Smoothie is with citrusy flavor, whole lemon, and plain Greek yogurt, this wholesome smoothie brings in the flavors of summer!
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Course: Breakfast, brunch, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Sugar Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time: 1 minute
soak cashews: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings2 people
Calories: 278kcal
Author: Marina Rizhkov


  • 1 Vitamix blender


  • 1 medium banana can be frozen if you like a more thick consistency 
  • cup dairy-free unsweetened coconut yogurt or another non-dairy unsweetened yogurt can be plant-based, I used coconut milk yogurt
  • ½ lemon just the juice
  • 1 lemon sliced
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • ¼ cup raw cashews soaked in hot water for 15 min
  • 1 tbsp hemp seeds
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup


  • Put the ingredients in a high-power blender.
    1 medium banana, ⅓ cup dairy-free unsweetened coconut yogurt or another non-dairy unsweetened yogurt, ½ lemon, 1 lemon, 1 cup almond milk, ¼ cup raw cashews, 1 tbsp hemp seeds, 1 tbsp maple syrup
    Smoothie ingredients for a creamy lemon smoothie in a blender.
  • Blend until smooth.
    creamy lemon smoothie in a glass on a wooden board with a lemon wedge on the rim.


  • The almond milk can be substituted for a different milk of your choice. (nutrition facts will change according to your milk of choice)


Serving: 2g | Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 515mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 48mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 3mg
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