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How to Make a 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie

Made with just 3 ingredients, this energy fruit smoothie is full of citrusy goodness! It’s quick to make and super easy to incorporate into your daily morning routines.

Citrus smoothie in a glass with an orange wedge on the rim and two straws.

Every summer, this 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie makes its appearance in my kitchen and I just can’t get enough of it! It’s a blended glass of tangy grapefruit, zesty lemon, and sweet orange.

This energy-boosting drink is a delicious and healthy way to fuel your body and mind. Plus, it’s super easy to make! An energizing smoothie that’s filled with vitamin C is great to have first thing in the morning. All you need are a handful of ingredients and 2 minutes of your time.

Key Ingredients:

3 ingredient energy fruit smoothie ingredients with labels orange grapefruit lemon and water.

Grapefruit: This tangy and slightly bitter citrus fruit is rich in vitamin C, fiber, and antioxidants.

Lemon: Zesty lemon is high in vitamin C and known for its digestive and immune-boosting properties.

Orange: Sweet and juicy orange is packed with vitamin C, folate, and potassium.

Water: Blend the fruits into a smooth consistency with water.

Find the full printable recipe with specific measurements below.

How to make a 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie:

Step 1: Peel and slice fruits

Step 1: Peel the orange and grapefruit. Slice into smaller pieces.

Step 2: Cut and squeeze lemon

Cut the lemon in half. Squeeze as much of the lemon juice as you can into the blender (keeping the seeds out).

Citrus ingredients chopped on a cutting board lemon orange and grapefruit.

Step 3: Add ingredients to a blender

Put peeled and sliced orange and grapefruit into the blender and add ¼ cup of water.

Ingredients for a smoothie in a blender with lemon halves on the side.

Step 4: Blend

Blend for 1 minute. Cheers!

A blender with citrus smoothie.

Expert Tips:

  • For a sweeter smoothie, you can add a drizzle of honey or maple syrup.
  • If you’re looking for that morning protein boost, you can add a scoop of your favorite protein powder to the blender before blending.

Recipe FAQs:

Is this smoothie vegan-friendly?

Yes, this smoothie is completely vegan-friendly as it only contains fruits and water.

Can I use frozen fruit?

Yes, you can use frozen fruit for this 3-ingredient energy fruit smoothie recipe. Allow the frozen fruit to thaw slightly before adding it in. You can also use a combination of frozen and fresh fruit to get the perfect consistency you want.

How long can I store this smoothie in the refrigerator?

It’s best to drink this smoothie right after blending to get the most nutrients and freshness. However, you can store any leftovers in the refrigerator for several hours. Just give it a good stir or shake before drinking!

Citrus smoothie being poured into a glass in a glass with an orange wedge on the rim and two straws.

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Citrus smoothie in a glass with an orange wedge on the rim and two straws.

How to Make a 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie

This energy smoothie is a citrus fruit based smoothie. Citrus fruits are good for boosting energy.
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings1
Calories: 200kcal

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 grapefruit, peeled & sliced
  • 1 lemon, peeled & sliced
  • 1 orange, peeled & sliced
  • ¼ cups water

Instructions

  • Peel one orange and one grapefruit. Slice into smaller pieces.
    1 orange,, 1 grapefruit,
    Citrus ingredients chopped on a cutting board lemon orange and grapefruit.
  • Cut lemon in half.
    1 lemon,
  • Squeeze as much of the lemon as you can into the blender (keeping the seeds out).
  • Put peeled and sliced orange and grapefruit into the blender and add ¼ cup of water.
    ¼ cups water
    Ingredients for a smoothie in a blender with lemon halves on the side.
  • Blend for 1 minute or until well blended.
    A blender with citrus smoothie.

Notes

You can use frozen fruit for this 3-ingredient energy fruit smoothie recipe. Allow the frozen fruit to thaw slightly before adding it in. You can also use a combination of frozen and fresh fruit to get the perfect consistency you want.

Nutrition

Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 732mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 3263IU | Vitamin C: 207mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 1mg
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