This lively smoothie is a terrific way to start your day — or energize your afternoon. Bursting with fresh fruit flavor, it’s also packed with vitamins and antioxidants, courtesy of the fruits and carrots inside.
Smoothies are a delicious way to get more fruits and veggies into your day; you have complete control over what’s in it, so you don’t have to worry about hidden surprises that might throw off your healthy regimen. And the ingredient combinations are limited only by your taste and imagination, so feel free to experiment with your favorites. Enjoy!
Add the ingredients to a blender or juicer. Secure the lid and blend for about 30 seconds. Stop to scrape down the sides of the blender and give the liquid a stir. Continue blending until smooth. Serve immediately.
Calories per 8-oz serving, made with apple juice: 160, Fat 2.5 grams, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 35 mg, Carbohydrates 34 grams, Fiber 2 grams, Sugars 28 grams, Protein 2 grams. Percentage Daily Values per serving (based on a 2,000-calorie diet): Vitamin A 50%, Vitamin C 35%, Calcium 6%, Iron 2%, Folate 2%.
Calories per 8-oz serving, made with orange juice: 170, Fat 3 grams, Cholesterol 10 mg, Sodium 35 mg, Carbohydrates 33 grams, Fiber 2 grams, Sugars 25 grams, Protein 3 grams. Percentage Daily Values per serving (based on a 2,000-calorie diet): Vitamin A 60%, Vitamin C 130%, Calcium 8%, Iron 2%, Folate 10%.