Taste of Health Lara Richardson | one year ago

Get Your Smoothie Moves On!

You may not think of carrots when you want something smooth and satisfying to sip, but don’t overlook this blender-friendly vegetable. Flavorful, sweet and (sometimes) crunchy, carrots can improve vision and skin health, and they have some noteworthy anti-aging and cancer-fighting properties.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REGD7-T_zkY&w=560&h=315]   Here’s the full recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 3 to 4 medium size carrots
  • 1 orange - ½ teaspoon of grated peel
  • 1 cup of orange juice (optional, add to your liking)
  • 1 cup of ice

Directions:

  • Take 1 cup of clean sliced carrots. Put them in a small pan with enough water to cover.
  • Boil for 15 minutes until tender.
  • Once tender, drain and cool the carrots.
  • Put them in a food blender – add a few more ingredients before blending.
  • Add ½ teaspoon of grated orange peel.
  • Add 1 cup of orange juice (pulp or no pulp).
  • Add 1 cup of ice.
  • Now blend all together until smooth.
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