Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie

This is a refreshing and nutritious smoothie made with apples, grapefruit, and strawberries. It’s vibrant and so easy to make.

This is the type of breakfast drink you want for yourself and your kids.

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Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie

Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie

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Sip on a healthy apple and grapefruit smoothie made with succulent strawberries. This smoothie is an ideal breakfast drink for both grown-ups and kids.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 large fresh grapefruit (peeled and seeds removed)
  • 1/2 cup of freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 medium-sized apple (cored and diced)
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries

Instructions

  1. Peel the grapefruit, and try to remove as much of the white surroundings as possible, since they are quite bitter.
  2. Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender starting with the grapefruit and apple, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Blend for 2-3 minutes or until smooth and creamy consistency.
  4. Serve and drink the smoothie immediately.

Notes

*For recipe variations, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll past the recipe!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 288
  • Sugar: 35.2g
  • Fat: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 55.4g
  • Fiber: 7.7g
  • Protein: 2.2g

Benefits Of Apple And Grapefruit Smoothie

Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie in a tall glass cup

This grapefruit strawberry smoothie with apple is made using 4 ingredients only.

Each ingredient contributes to benefits, such as fiber for digestion, Vitamin C for immune support, and more.

Here’s a list of the benefits of drinking this smoothie:

  • Rich in Vitamin C: Packed with ingredients high in Vitamin C, this smoothie supports immune function, skin health, and collagen production, helping to protect against illness and keep your skin glowing. (Source)
  • High in Antioxidants: The combination of fruits provides a wealth of antioxidants, which combat oxidative stress and may reduce the risk of chronic diseases, including heart disease and certain cancers.
  • Aids Digestion: High in dietary fiber from apples and strawberries, this smoothie can help promote regular bowel movements and improve digestive health. (Source)
  • Hydration: The high water content from these fruits, and from the orange juice, contributes to daily hydration needs, supporting overall health and well-being.
  • Low in Calories, High in Nutrients: This smoothie is an excellent option for those looking to nourish their body without consuming too many calories.
  • Natural Detoxification: Grapefruit is known for its detoxifying properties. (Source)

If you enjoy this smoothie, I am sure you will also love my detox grapefruit smoothie, as well as my blueberry orange grapefruit smoothie!

Oh, and for a similar refreshing smoothie, you have to try my strawberry and mint smoothie too!

Optional Recipe Customizations & Smoothie Notes

Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie blended being poured into a glass cup

There are many different ways to customize this smoothie to suit your preferences or taste.

For example, I love swapping the fruit juice for another type, such as apple juice, or sometimes omit it for a less-sugary version, such as dairy-free milk or coconut water.

Here are some ideas:

  1. Add Protein: Incorporate 1/2 cup of unsweetened yogurt for a protein-rich drink, making this smoothie suitable for breakfast. You can also add protein powder. A scoop is plenty.
  2. Green Boost: Add 1-2 handfuls of leafy greens such as spinach or kale for extra nutritious goodness. They are basically tasteless, and won’t impact the flavor of the smoothie.
  3. Omega-3s & Fiber Boost: Add a tablespoon of chia seeds for extra goodness, while also thickening the smoothie.
  4. Swap The Smoothie Base: For a less sugary smoothie, use coconut water or almond milk instead of orange juice.
  5. Cut Through The Sweetness: Squeeze in a lemon or lime for a tangy twist, as well as cut through the sweetness of the orange juice.
  6. Swap The Apple: You can use mango, pineapple, or even a different type of berry instead of apple, should you want to.

Apple Grapefruit Strawberry Smoothie

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

This smoothie recipe was compatible with my 8 different blenders and models.

This means even if you have a different blender and a model not listed above, it’s likely to work with it.

Dietary Suitability:

Type Of Diet Suitable
Vegan-Friendly
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Diabetic-Friendly
Paleo-Friendly
Keto-Friendly
Raw Food-Friendly

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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