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lemon smoothie in a clear glass with straw and sliced fresh lemons on a marble white background

Lemon Smoothie

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Light, tangy, and refreshing this lemon smoothie is made with lemon, traditional or vegan yogurt and a bit of turmeric for a deliciously energizing way to start the day.
Course Breakfast
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword lemon smoothie, smoothie
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 2
Calories 104


  • zest and juice from 1 lemon
  • ½ cup unsweetened Greek yogurt traditional or plant-based
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 cup frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1 cup unsweetened milk of choice
  • 2 scoops vanilla protein powder optional
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup optional


  • Add all the ingredients to a blender. Blend on high until well combined.


Add 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup or 1-2 pitted Medjool dates if you prefer a sweeter smoothie.
If using fresh cauliflower rice instead of frozen, add ice for better texture.
For a thinner consistency, add more milk.
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.
For paleo, be sure to use a paleo-friendly protein powder.
Nutrition information calculated using almond milk, full-fat Greek yogurt and protein powder. Nutrition information will depend on the type of protein powder and yogurt you use.
For more ingredients & substitutions, see blog post above.


Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 208mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 2IU | Vitamin C: 39mg | Calcium: 239mg | Iron: 1mg