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vegan orange julius drink with book
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Healthy Homemade Vegan Orange Julius

Creamy, frosty and just a wee bit zippy, this healthy vegan Orange Julius is one of my favourite summertime treats. Made with fruit and juice and just a touch of maple syrup, it has about a third of the sugar of the original drink and WAY more nutrition!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Dessert, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: drinks, orange, smoothies
Dietary Preference: dairy free, egg free, Gluten-Free, nut free, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 2 people


  • High Speed Blender


  • ½ large banana frozen
  • 6 cubes not-from concentrate orange juice frozen in an ice cube tray for at least 8 hours
  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew milk
  • ½ navel orange skin on, cut into quarters
  • 1-2 tablespoons pure maple syrup to taste, optional
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flavoured flax oil optional, for flavour and omega 3s
  • tiny pinch of salt


  • Add the frozen banana, orange juice cubes, cashew mylk, orange, maple syrup, vanilla, salt and flax oil if using to a high speed blender and blend until frothy.
  • Divide into two glasses and enjoy!


I highly recommend freezing an ice cube tray or two of orange juice and transferring the cubes to a freezer bag so you have them on hand! Ditto frozen bananas. That way you are ready whenever a healthy craving strikes.