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Healthy Orange Granitas

Healthy Orange Granitas…  These cute little guys taste SO good!  Oh my.  No one will EVER guess they’re healthy.

Win-win, right 🙂

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These tasty treats are so fun and easy to make plus, it’s an awesome recipe to let the kids help out with too.

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Healthy Orange Granitas

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Healthy Orange Granitas. These cute little guys taste so good! No one will ever guess they're healthy.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes


  • 4 oranges
  • 1 cup water
  • 3-4 tablespoons agave or honey, depending on desired sweetness
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • zest from tops of oranges


  1. Clean and wash oranges.
  2. Cut off top 1/4 of orange (reserve) and a thin sliver from the bottom of orange so it will stand up straight.
  3. Using a grapefruit spoon carefully scoop out flesh with juices and collect in a bowl.
  4. Place oranges on a flat plate and freeze.
  5. Pour scooped out orange and juice into blender, pulse until pureed.
  6. Add water, agave, lemon juice; pulse to combine.
  7. Zest tops of oranges that were removed add to blender, adjust sweetness, pour into 10x15 pan so liquid is approx 1 inch deep.
  8. Place in freezer.
  9. Freeze for 2-3 hours, scraping with 2 forks every 30 minutes to break up ice.
  10. When granita is frozen, rake until glittery.
  11. Scoop into frozen orange shells and serve.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 157Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 40gFiber: 4gSugar: 31gProtein: 2g

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You won’t even believe how fast these frozen little treats will disappear!  They’re a lot like shaved ice, only healthy for you and your family.

Happy Cooking!

xoxo~ Ruthie

Healthy Orange Granitas… on taste SO good! Oh my. No one will EVER guess they’re healthy.

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  1. 5 stars
    I used to love these when I was little, I never realized how easy they are to make! I can’t wait to give it a try 🙂

    • Ruthie says:

      Hi Paula… you’ll be so happy with this recipe! It tastes wonderful and they are super easy too which is a plus 🙂 Enjoy! xoxo~ Ruthie

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