Healthier Orange Julius Copycat

My Healthier Orange Julius Copycat recipe is a great way to get all the fantastic flavor of a traditional Orange Julius but without the sugar and with added Omega-3.

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I received Seriously Delicious Total Omega Orange Creme and Organic Energy Seed Blend from Barleans. I will admit that I am do not eat fish, and therefore need to find alternative sources to gain the health benefits of fish. I’ve tried fish oil supplements in the past but just cannot handle the taste or after effects it leaves on my stomach. I was excited to try the Barleans Total Omega Orange Creme and I wasn’t disappointed. It tastes great, and there is no upset stomach or awful burps that come with fish oil normally. I’m so excited about it I’ve been dreaming up all kinds of ways to add it to our diet. My first idea was this Healthier Orange Julius Copycat recipe I’m sharing today.

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Healthier Orange Julius Copycat Recipe

This Healthier Orange Julius Copycat recipe is so quick to make. Just combine all the ingredients in a blender, add ice, blend until smooth and serve. The taste is fantastic and refreshing. It feels like a treat but has a lot of vitamins and Omega 3 benefits.

Healthier Orange Julius Copycat

Healthier Orange Julius Copycat

Yield: 2 servcings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Healthier Orange Julius Copycat recipe is fast to make and is a tasty treat. With the addition of Barlean’s Orange Cream instead of sugar, you have increased health benefits as well.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup frozen orange juice concentrate
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp. Barlean’s Orange Cream
  • 6 ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender, cover, and blend until smooth, about 30 seconds. 
  2. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 151Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 4g

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Healthier Orange Julius Copycat
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28 thoughts on “Healthier Orange Julius Copycat”

  1. terristeffes

    Growing up getting an Orange Julius was such a special treat! I am glad to find a way to enjoy the treat without all the bad stuff.

  2. crumbtopbaking

    I love the flavour of the Total Omega Orange Creme, and using it to make a copycat Orange Julius is such a great idea!

  3. We had an Orange Julius close to the house. And we even figured out a copy cat recipe decades ago. I’d enjoy a healthier version of this delicious drink.

  4. This brings back memories of hanging at the Food Court with my friends. Love that I can still enjoy one now in a healthier way!

  5. I’ve never tried an orange julius, but if it’s anything like your version, it sounds like it would be yummy.

  6. Family Around The Table

    I loved Orange Julius as a kid. I’ve never made one at home but think it’s time I do.

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