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5-Minute Cranberry Smoothie

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This super-creamy cranberry and pomegranate smoothie recipe is so delicious and so simple to make in just five minutes. Use either fresh or frozen cranberries — it’s the perfect breakfast smoothie to kick off your morning or to sip on as an afternoon snack!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword cranberry, smoothie
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 1
Calories 587



  • 1/3 cup cranberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate arils pomegranate seeds
  • ¼ cup raw cashews
  • 1 mandarin orange
  • 2 tablespoons full-fat coconut milk from a can
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pitted Medjool date or 2 teaspoons maple syrup optional
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder optional
  • 1-2 cups ice


  • Place all the ingredients in a blender. Blend until very smooth. Enjoy.


Add a little extra maple syrup or dates if you prefer a sweeter smoothie.
If using frozen cranberries in place of fresh you can skip the ice.
For a thinner consistency, add more coconut milk.
For nut-free be sure to use seeds in place of raw cashews.
For vegan, be sure to use a plant-based protein powder.
For a lower fat option, skip the coconut milk.
Nutrition information will depend on the type of protein powder you use.
For more ingredients & substitutions, see blog post above.


Calories: 587kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 619IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 373mg | Iron: 4mg