Shut Up And Smoothie: C-Blast Smoothie (aka Strawberry Julius)

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Vegan-Strawberry-Julius-SmoothieHappy Shut Up and Smoothie day, you sexy beasts.

Not to be a total cliché, but the holidays really snuck up on me this year, and I’m freaking out just the teeniest bit. My book manuscript is due in T-26 days (insert endless string of profanities), I don’t have the faintest clue what to get my parents for Christmas (insert more profanities), and I haven’t been able to watch Elf or Love Actually yet (that one deserves an actual “fuck”). I also feel a cold coming on.

In short, OUR PETS’ HEADS ARE FALLING OFF.

Anyone else feeling a little holiday stress? (Anyone? Bueller?) If so, remember: you are not alone. (I am here with youuuu.) December is hands down the craziest month of the year, and God knows our bods need a little extra TLC to keep up. I’m all for giant bowls of kale and pots of chicken soup, but for a quick pick-me-up, this vegan C-Blast Smoothie has become my winter go-to. It’s bursting with vitamin C, and I can wholeheartedly vouch for both its cold/flu fighting powers and hangover reducing capabilities. Plus, it tastes like an old school Strawberry Julius, which is obviously bomb. Childhood nostalgia for everyone!

Make it.

C-Blast Smoothie (aka Strawberry Julius)

Author - Serena Wolf

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yields: 1 smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • ½ frozen banana
  • ½ teaspoon orange zest from ½ an orange
  • ½ cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon hemp hearts optional
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a blender. Blend until smooth.

 

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1 Comment

  1. Kate on December 4, 2015 at 2:50 pm

    I’m looking at this picture and feel a pregnancy craving coming on. Need to make this ASAP! (And by “make,” I mean need to send list of ingredients to my husband so he can go buy them and make it. Come on guys, my back hurts.)

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