The holidays are about cherishing moments with your loved ones, and sharing delicious food and drink of course. Healthy can be very delicious.
This smoothie recipe is like a carrot cake in a cup, and it only contains healthy ingredients.
Let’s take a look at the ingredients in this carrot cake smoothie recipe.
They are excellent sources of calcium, vitamin E, folic acid, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. Almonds are natural powerhouses and have shown benefits in lowering cholesterol, brain health, heart health, weight loss, and more:
They are an excellent source of natural sugars. Bananas have shown health benefits in the area of cancer prevention because of their high levels of antioxidants. They also help aid in digestion, promote healthy bones, lower blood pressure, and more.
These deliciously orange vegetables are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which is a potent infection fighting antioxidant and immune booster.
This potent spice is packed with health benefits. It boosts brain function, protects against heart disease because of calcium and fiber, regulates blood sugar, and more.
These desert fruits are potent cancer fighters. They are also a natural laxative, help treat anemia, and boost energy.
They are a great source of heart healthy monounsaturated fats, and dietary fiber, which is essential for weight loss and digestion.
Process the following ingredients in a blender:
1 cup of almond milk
5 large carrots
1/2 tsp of cinnamon
Make sure ingredients are organic
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