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Last Updated on December 7, 2020

Have a bunch of leftover cranberry sauce? Whip up this super simple, yet tasty cranberry smoothie for a healthy treat.

cranberry smoothie in a cup

The New Year is nigh and I’m thinking about how to force myself to work out and what recipes to make with the leftover cranberry sauce from the Christmas.  

I was really getting back into T Tapp and then in a freak accident my son ended up head butting me in the throat and thyroid area.  I’ve been recovering from that and working out sounded like hell.  Pure hell.

When I was a kid, I never “exercised,” I played and that’s what I’m going to work on this year.  Learning to turn exercise into play so it isn’t a chore that I have to force myself to do.

 I had some inklings of trying crossfit but my husband gave me the LOOK.  I did find this 30 Day Body Weight Challenge (it’s free) I’m GOING to join, so I’ll share how it worked for me in February.

With the leftover cranberry sauce, I  wanted to do something stupid easy and fun.

Hence, this simple cranberry smoothie recipe. I used canned coconut milk, but honestly, I can’t stand the taste of full fat coconut milk in a drink.  

I refuse to buy light coconut milk, so I always  end of pouring the full fat coconut milk into a quart ball glass  jar and adding one can of water and mixing it.

 I did this with the cranberry smoothie and even Mr. Bejelly’s coconut hating self liked it.

Ingedients in this Cranberry Smoothie

  • light coconut milk
  • banana
  • cranberry sauce
cranberry smoothie in a glass jar with a spoon on the side

The little tore this up! No joke, the kid has transformed into a smoothie drinking monster.

The best thing about this recipe is that it’s sweet and sour and the same time.  If you want more sweet, add some maple syrup or honey, but we loved it as is.

vegan cranberry smoothie
Yield: 2

Cranberry Smoothie

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 4 minutes

3 simple ingredients make this delicious cranberry smoothie unbelievably good!



  1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and mix for 1 minute.
  2. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 385Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 21gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 19mgCarbohydrates: 45gFiber: 2gSugar: 29gProtein: 4g

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Billie @ Rowell Reviews

Thursday 9th of January 2014

I've heard that coconut milk is super good for you, but I don't like the taste of coconut. I love cranberries though so I'd hope I'd taste more of those in this smoothie.


Wednesday 8th of January 2014

My mother bought me a Ninja blender for Christmas and I think I just found my first smoothie to try it out! Looks amazing!

Dianna @ Oy Vey a Day

Monday 6th of January 2014

I love how simple this is, and it looks and sounds super delicious. I don't have any leftover cranberries, but this looks good enough to go buy some fresh cranberries!


Sunday 5th of January 2014

3 ingredients, that's it?! Now that's something I could definitely make!


Friday 3rd of January 2014

Mix your cranberry sauce with unsweetened apple sauce. Yum great for a side dish or snack.

Kelly Bejelly

Friday 3rd of January 2014

Yum! That does sound good Joan :)

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