Carrot Cake Smoothie! This healthy smoothie is made with fresh fruit, veggies, oats and a touch of almond butter. This satisfying smoothie is flavorful, hearty and not overly sweet.

Plus, this carrot cake smoothie is made without banana, which means this smoothie really tastes like carrot cake!

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This carrot smoothie is a bit different than others I have featured on ZK. It’s a touch thicker and not as sweet—this smoothie is for the adventurous. I love it because it truly tastes like carrot cake. If you want it sweeter swap out the frozen mango for frozen pineapple chunks or increase the maple syrup by just a bit.

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Carrot Cake Smoothie

  • Author: Zestful Kitchen
  • Prep Time: 5 minute
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups (2 servings) 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Creamy and flavorful, this healthy carrot cake smoothie is made with fruit, veggies, whole-grains and healthy fats!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ripe pear, cored and cut into chunks
  • 2 carrots, grated (⅔ cup, packed)
  • ¼ cup frozen mango chunks
  • ¼ cup old-fashioned oats *certified gluten-free if needed
  • 1 tablespoon almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • ½ teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Instructions

Pour water into blender first followed by remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.


Notes

Quick tip: for best processing, always start by adding the liquid to the blender first followed by remaining ingredients.


Nutrition

  • Calories: 167
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Sodium: 52mg
  • Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: Smoothie, Healthy breakfast

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Lauren Grant is a professional culinary food scientist, food writer, recipe developer, and food photographer. Lauren is a previous magazine editor and test kitchen developer and has had work published in major national publications including Diabetic Living Magazine, Midwest Living Magazine, Cuisine at Home Magazine, EatingWell.com, AmericasTestKitchen.com, and more.

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