Carrot, Apple, & Ginger Smoothie

A refreshing and nourishing smoothie – perfect to start the day! Add some vanilla protein powder to amp up the nutrition for a more filling and satisfying breakfast on the go.

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Ingredients:
1/2 cup 100% carrot juice, chilled
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/2 cup fat-free vanilla greek yogurt
1 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger
1 frozen sliced banana (peel and slice before freezing)
5 ice cubes (about 2 oz)

Directions:
1. Place all ingredients in a blender, process 2 minutes or until smooth. Serve.

Yield: 2 servings (138 calories, 0.1 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 4.3 g protein, 32.7 g carbohydrate, 2.3 g fiber, 2 mg cholesterol)

Adapted from Cooking Light, May 2010

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2 Comments

Filed under Nourish the Body

2 responses to “Carrot, Apple, & Ginger Smoothie

  1. I love trying different smoothie combinations, this sounds so unique and yummy!

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