This super simple halloween smoothien made of clementine and strawberry is one kids love and is full of spooky sunshine! Serve this smoothie in a jack-o-lantern pumpkin cup perfect for a party, as a fun Halloween juice for breakfast, or before you head out for trick or treat!
Easy Clementine Halloween Smoothie Recipe
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We love sweet clementines in our house. They are great for snacks or lunchboxes all on their own.
What to Do With Leftover Clementines?
Sometimes when we buy clementines in a big bag, we end up wondering what to do with leftover clementines. I’ve made clementine muffins that were pretty darn delicious. I also had a few extra clementines hanging around when I sent in this fun Christmas Santa And Elf snack to school. But this time around I blended the rest of them into this fun smoothie.
Boy was this smoothie idea delicious! Creamy and sweet, this clementine smoothie recipes reminds me a lot of a creamsicle.
This recipe made a great after school snack that I shared with the kid. It would also be fun for breakfast. It’s a great immune booster smoothie because it is packed with vitamin C.
The smoothie color comes out a rich deep orange color that looks just like a pumpkin, but it doesn’t have to be Halloween to make this sunshine colores smoothie.
How To Make A Halloween Pumpkin Glass
I used two different styles of pumpkin glasses for this halloween juice. The first was a fun halloween milk bottle style straw cup that I had found at target, but I only had one of those.
When my kid saw my cup was without a pumpkin, she wouldn’t let it slide. “Mom, you need a Halloween smoothie too!” She’s sweet, and we figured out a plan together.
So on the glass I made a pumpkin on a regular ol’ glass using a grease pen I had to draw like this.
The grease pen washes right off of both glass and plastic, but make sure you test a small area before.
Grease pen can be removed after you are done with a cleaner that has a degreasing piece to it. I’ve used dishsoap (this is my favorite) or even my favorite spray all-purpose cleaner. (I love the french lavender, but also the honey crisp apple!)
In a pinch on something stubborn I’ve used nail polish remover. If you use nail polish remover on a food surface, make sure to clean it again well with soap and warm water before you serve on it!
If you were using a plastic disposable cup, you could also draw it on with a permanent marker.
What Else Can I Add To This Smoothie For Kids? (Or Adults too!)
While I gave this to my kid afterschool, this smoothie can make a powerful nutrition punch at breakfast too. A smoothie is a great way to fill your kid up with some good nutrients so they are fuller before they start diving into candy on Halloween.
- Yogurt can be substituted for almond milk in this smoothie if desired, but you may need to add a little water to thin it out.
- Other types of oranges can be used. Clementines tend to be one of the sweetest types of citrus so extra sweetness may need to be added. I recommend fresh mandarins.
- A teaspoon of chia seeds packs a nutrition punch in smoothies and makes them more filling.
- Frozen bananas are always one of my favorite additions to a smoothie, as they add extra creaminess. You may need to add a little more almond milk or water to keep the smoothie drinkable.
- Add a little mango for a tropical twist.
- You’re welcome to experiment with other berries, but the color may change on your bright orange smoothie.
- 4 clementines peeled and deseeded
- 4-6 strawberries about half a cup
- .5 cup vanilla almond milk
- .5 cup ice
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Peel clementines into segments. Remove seeds if there happens to be a few. Remove any large pieces of the white pith with your fingers as it can cause bitterness.
- Slice tops off of strawberries and slice them into even-sized pieces, I quarter them.
- Add the almond milk to the blender, followed by the clementines and strawberries, and then the ice. and honey Blend until creamy.
- Taste! If more sweetness is needed add a little more honey until desired sweetness is achieved, then enjoy.
Did you make this fun clementine Halloween smoothie? Tell me all about it in the comments.