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  • Nut Free
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  • Vegetarian

How to Make a 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie

This energy smoothie is full of citrusy goodness. Easy to make, and quick to go down, you’ll love incorporating this into your morning routines.

a glass with straws and a citrus wedge on the rim with an orange smoothie inside.

I’ve got grapefruit, oranges, and lemons on my mind. Oh my!

Who doesn’t love smoothies, they’re an incredibly easy way to incorporate nutrients into your diet. Smoothies also make the perfect breakfast meal when you’re on the go or a wonderful middle-of-the day pick-me-up, and this energy smoothie is what you should be making next.

I have been loving this smoothie so much that I’ve whipped it up several times this week. It is an instant refresher and leaves me with so much energy that I could take on any task. Watch out world.

There’s really nothing to this smoothie, honestly. It tastes so good you’d think it took all morning to come together. Nope. This literally comes together in seconds. Yup. You read that right. Seconds.

citrus smoothie in a tall glass with two straws and a citrus wedge.

Three ingredients. Two simple steps. Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy. Pun intended.

All you need is one peeled and sliced grapefruit, one peeled and sliced orange, and the juice of one lemon. That’s it.

Benefits of an Energy Smoothie:

Rich in Vitamin C. You’re getting all the Vitamin C you need for the day from just that one orange. But combined with lemon and grapefruit, this is a Vitamin C powerhouse. This helps strengthen your immune system.

Good source of fiber. Citrus fruits are a perfect source of natural fiber. Fiber gives you lasting energy and keeps your appetite curbed, It is also beneficial to your digestive health.

Flavor. Without calories. This energy smoothie, although high in benefits and energy, is low in calories. Win-win.

Blend this delicious energy smoothie with water, but if you’re looking for a creamier, colder treat, blend with ice instead. This smoothie is sunshine in a glass. It’s pretty to look at and incredibly delicious to devour. Your body will thank you.

ingredients lemon orange grapefruit and a glass of water.

How to make this 3 Ingredient Energy Fruit Smoothie:

a glass filled with a citrus smoothie with two striped straws and a citrus wedge on the rim.

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
Calories: 200kcal



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


  • 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.
    blended citrus smoothie.
  • Cheers!


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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