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Carrot Cake Smoothie

by May 19, 2019Featured Recipe, Special Day Recipe

This healthy carrot smoothie can be prepped the night before for an easy morning breakfast.  Simply put all of the ingredients except the frozen fruit into your blender and refrigerate.  In the morning add the banana and pineapple and blend.   It is full of complementary nutrient-dense flavors and tastes like carrot cake without the cake calories.

Ingredients

1 cup chopped carrots.  Steam and cool if you don’t have a high power blender, or to make extra smooth for kids.

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

½ cup unsweetened vanilla cashew, or almond milk

¼ cup frozen diced pineapple

2 tbsp. diced walnuts

1 tbsp. flaked coconut

¼ tsp cinnamon

Pinch of nutmeg

For Topping: shredded carrots, crushed walnuts

Instructions

Add all of the ingredients to your blender: carrots, banana, Greek yogurt, milk, pineapple, walnuts, coconut, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Blend until smooth

Top with additional carrots, coconut, and crushed walnuts.

Thanks to Erin at www.wellplated.com

 

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