energizing lemon smoothie recipe

reader review

“So tasty and delicious!” - Ellen


lemon zest lemon juice unsweetened Greek yogurt (traditional or plant-based) pure vanilla extract turmeric powder frozen cauliflower rice unsweetened milk of choice (like almond milk) optional: vanilla protein powder maple syrup

about this recipe

gluten-free dairy-free refined sugar free

This refreshing lemon smoothie recipe tastes like sunshine in a glass! Packed with protein, fiber and healthy fat, it makes the perfect quick & healthy on-the-go breakfast or snack!



Combine all the ingredients in a blender.



Blend on high until very smooth and creamy.



Taste and adjust sweetness to your liking!

If using fresh cauliflower rice in place of frozen, add ice for better texture. For a thinner consistency, add more milk. Or to turn it into a lemon smoothie bowl, use less milk for a thicker consistency.

simple ways to customize this recipe:

For nut-free be sure to use a nut-free milk like oat milk, coconut milk or hemp milk. For vegan, be sure to use a plant-based protein powder and yogurt. For paleo, be sure to use a paleo-friendly protein powder and yogurt.

simple ingredient modifications:

more easy ingredient swaps:

It adds a natural yellow color to this smoothie (plus a boost of anti-inflammatory power!) but you can skip the turmeric powder if you prefer. In place of maple syrup you can also use honey or 2 pitted Medjool dates. If you prefer a lower sugar smoothie, skip the maple syrup.

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