Recipe: Cranberry Smoothie

Blend the tart, mouth-puckering flavor of cranberries with sweet blueberries for an amazing smoothie flavor! Or, adapt this recipe in any way you like. A bit of orange juice or zest would be welcome, as would a pinch of spice!


  • 1/4 cup frozen cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. frozen blueberries
  • 1-2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup kefir, yogurt, buttermilk, or a combination
  • Dash of vanilla extract (optional)


  1. Add fruit, juices, and vanilla to a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Blend in kefir and serve chilled or at room temperature.

At A Glance

PREP: 5 minutes
COOK: 5 minutes
TOTAL: 10 minutes
YIELD: Makes 1 serving