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Dreamsicle Delight

This smoothie gave me all the feels once I took the first sip! It reminded me of growing up in my hometown New Orleans, eating hucka-bucks, or frozen cups as some may call it.

If you were to go to a local New Orleans neighborhood that hasn’t been gentrified to obliteration. You may just find a lady or gentleman selling frozen cups.

The backstory is there’s a flavor that was by far one of my favorite flavors, it was called Dreamsicle. It had a creamy, orange-y, cantaloupe-y flavor and my friends this smoothie helped bring back those tasty memories in a healthy way.

Also this smoothie is totally vegan, completely nutritious, and delicious. Finally, the best part is there’s only 5 ingredients! Orange, cantaloupe , unsweetened coconut milk, date nectar and ice.

Feel free to use whatever blender you may have a nutribulletor any blender works well.

Let’s jump right into this simply delicious smoothie recipe.

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Creamy Dreamsicle Smoothie

Print Recipe
Serves: 2 Cooking Time: 15


  • 2 oranges peeled
  • 2 cups of cantaloupe chunks
  • 2 cups of vegan milk (almond or coconut)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of date nectar or agave nectar
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg



Place ice first, add cantaloupe and oranges


Add vegan milk, agave nectar and nutmeg


Blend all ingredients together pour into two glasses and enjoy!


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Bonita Applecrumb

Bonita Applecrumb

A New Orleans native currently residing in beautiful New York. My favorites past time is hanging with a bunch of cool kids and cooking delicious meals for them! When I'm not in the kitchen I'm usually in my local thrift store looking for photo props.

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