Refreshing Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie Recipe

Refresh Your Day with the Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie Recipe on the OPA Nutrition Podcast

Episode Overview

In today’s episode of the OPA Nutrition Podcast, we introduce you to a vibrant and refreshing beverage that’s sure to become a staple in your liquid diet: the Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie. This drink masterfully combines the tartness of lime with the sweet allure of raspberries, creating a balanced and invigorating smoothie that dances on your palate and nourishes your body.

Crafting Your Refreshing Smoothie

Ingredients and Preparation

For this Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie, you’ll need a cup of fresh or frozen raspberries, the juice of two limes, a handful of fresh mint leaves, one tablespoon of honey or agave nectar (with the option to substitute with stevia), a cup of crushed ice, and some sparkling water. Begin by thoroughly washing the raspberries and mint leaves to ensure they are clean. Juice the limes, either manually or with a juicer. Place the raspberries, lime juice, mint leaves, and your chosen sweetener into a blender and blend until smooth. Add the crushed ice, adjusting the amount to suit your preference for thickness, and blend again. Pour the smoothie into a glass, top it off with sparkling water, stir, and enjoy the burst of refreshing flavors.

Cooking Time & Servings

This quick and easy recipe is perfect for a single serving, making it ideal for a morning energizer or a sunny afternoon pick-me-up. It can be prepared in just minutes, offering a fast and delightful way to refresh yourself any time of the day.

Nutritional Insights

Health Benefits

The Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie isn’t just a treat for your taste buds; it’s also packed with essential nutrients. Each serving provides a good source of vitamins and fiber, promoting overall health and hydration. Nutritional content per serving includes approximately 100 calories, 0.5 grams of fat, 28 grams of carbohydrates, and 1 gram of protein, making it a beneficial addition to any liquid diet.

Listener Engagement

Tips and Tricks

For those looking to mix things up, consider substituting raspberries with strawberries or blackberries to explore different fruity flavors. If the fizz from sparkling water isn’t to your liking, coconut water makes a great alternative that adds a tropical twist to the smoothie. Experimenting with these variations not only enhances the flavor but also allows you to personalize the smoothie to your taste preferences.


As we wrap up this episode, we encourage you to try making the Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie yourself. It’s a testament to the delightful combination of fruity freshness and zesty excitement. Be sure to share your smoothie creations and personal tweaks on social media. Let this smoothie be a vibrant addition to your liquid diet and a regular delight in your daily routine. Tune into the OPA Nutrition Podcast for more recipes that bring health and flavor directly to your glass!

Blog Post:

Enjoyed our discussion on today’s recipe? Make sure to visit our blog post titled: Refreshing Raspberry Lime Rickey Smoothie: The Perfect Summer Blend Recipe You Need to Try! There you’ll find detailed instructions and extra tips, along with a step-by-step guide and additional insights to help you enhance your cooking skills.

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}