Here the spicy zing of ginger pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the carrots—proof that what’s good for us also tastes great, as ginger is anti-inflammatory and soothes digestion. Try adding other fresh herbs and spices, such as mint or parsley, to your smoothies to increase their flavour and their nutritional value.
"Both ginger and carrots are powerful immune system boosters and are a wonderful addition to a healthy diet," -Erika Weissenborn B.Sc. FNH, CHN
- ½ cup (120 mL) water
- ¼ cup (60 mL) Skinny B cereal
- 1 medium banana, frozen
- 1 cup (250 mL) fresh carrot juice
- 1 cup (250 mL) plain non-fat Greek yogurt
- 1 in (2.5 cm) peeled fresh ginger root, chopped
- ½ cup (120 mL) ice cubes
- Wedges of blood orange, for garnish
- Pour the water into a bowl, stir in the Skinny B cereal and let sit for 5 minutes.
Place all the ingredients, except the blood orange, in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into glasses, garnish with a wedge of blood orange and serve.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 2 servings
Nutrition Facts for Ginger Carrot Smoothie
Calories: 290 Fat: 7.5 Saturated Fat: .5 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 2 mg Sodium: 132mg Carbohydrates: 42 g Fiber: 7 g Sugar: 15 g Protein: 14 g
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