Love grapefruit? The sweet, juicy fruit is perfect for a snack, but have you ever tried making it into a smoothie? Hmm you might be needing to try this now!
Wondering how you add the grapefruit so you don’t get the white pith into the smooth, creamy smoothie? We have you covered in this recipe!
In order to remove the white membrane that surrounds the grapefruit called the pith, you’ll want to slice it off with a knife. This leaves you with the juiciest part of the fruit! You’ll then segment the grapefruit so you only get the sections of fruit without the fibrous membrane.
Blend the grapefruit up with strawberries and bananas for added sweetness. The addition of Greek yogurt adds creaminess and protein.
Sweet, juicy oro blanco grapefruit blended with strawberries, bananas and Greek yougurt creates a delicious smoothie combo you’ll have to add into your smoothie rotation. To make vegan, swap the Greek yogurt for coconut or almond-based yogurt.
Prepare the grapefruit:
Blend the smoothie:
Change up your usual breakfast smoothie with this grapefruit edition. It’ll hit the spot with its burst of flavor!
Serve the smoothie in a glass with a straw and your favorite toppings like shredded coconut, granola, chia seeds or other nuts and seeds, or turn it into a smoothie bowl with layers of fruit like extra bananas, strawberries and grapefruit.
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