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Bubbly Ginger Blood Orange Smoothie

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This ginger blood orange smoothie is half soda, half smoothie and completely delicious! It’s bubbly and refreshing and perfect for winter.

This ginger blood orange smoothie is half soda, half smoothie and completely delicious! It's bubbly and refreshing and perfect for winter.

We’re interrupting doughnut week for a quick health break. I don’t know about you, but after the donut massacre that went down in my house yesterday, I could use a healthy smoothie.

Or 10.

It’s blood orange season and while I really don’t think they taste that dramatically different from a regular navel orange, their color is so striking that it somehow seduces me into spending triple what a normal orange costs as I load them in my cart every year.

I bought this amazing ginger brew a few weeks ago at Trader Joe’s and fell absolutely in love with the stuff.

It’s spicy, strong and like the badass cousin of the ginger ale in the soda aisle. I mixed it with some orange juice one night (an old childhood favorite)  and have been drinking some variation of that every day since.

This ginger blood orange smoothie is half soda andhalf smoothie!

Yesterday it was with blood orange juice, a little banana and ice.

What resulted was this blood orange smoothie that’s really half soda, half smoothie and full on deliciousness that got sucked down in about 5 seconds flat between donut taste testing.

There are so many things I could complain about during winter, this isn’t one of them.

Back to donuts tomorrow! And I don’t think I’ve ever been so excited to share a recipe with you before so don’t miss it. Sneak peek here!

Love this bubbly ginger blood orange smoothie recipe? 

Try other smoothie recipes: Layered Strawberry Ginger Peach SmoothieGuava Pineapple Smoothie and Roasted Apricot Green Smoothie.

Bubbly Ginger Blood Orange Smoothie

Bubbly Ginger Blood Orange Smoothie

Yield: 1-2 servings
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes

This ginger blood orange smoothie is half soda, half smoothie and completely delicious!

Ingredients

  • 1 blood orange
  • 1/4 cup ginger ale (or ginger brew if you have it)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 small banana
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash ground ginger
  • handful of ice

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

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