If you are looking for a slightly spicy and delicious smoothie with powerful health benefits, try this carrot-ginger smoothie with greens and sweetened with apple! This immune-boosting green smoothie will help warm you up on a chilly autumn night!
Apples are full of fiber and will help you feel fuller longer! This smoothie contains 30% of your daily recommended value or fiber with only 157 calories.
Nutrients in carrots have been shown to reduce the risk of heart attacks and may help regulate blood sugar levels. Carrots are famous for protecting vision, especially night vision.
Carrot Apple Ginger Green Smoothie Recipe
- 2 medium carrots, chopped
- 1 medium apple, cored
- 2 large handfuls of baby spinach
- 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger root
- 8 ounces of filtered water
Start by adding the liquid to your blender (I use a Vitamix), followed by the soft fruit. Add the greens to your blender last. Blend on high for 30 seconds or until the smoothie is creamy.
Fat: 0.6 grams
Protein: 4 grams
Carbohydrates: 36 grams
Fiber: 30% RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance)
Calcium: 13% RDA
Vitamin A: 427% RDA
Vitamin C: 65% RDA
Serving Size: One.
Boost the vitamin C content of this smoothie by adding an orange. You’ll dramatically increase your vitamin C and add extra calcium while only adding an additional 62 calories with a medium-sized fruit.
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Tracy Russell is the creator of RESET 28: A 28-Day Program For Energy, Weight Loss & A Healthy Glow, and founder of Incredible Smoothies. She has been helping people take control of their health and well being with green smoothies, a whole foods diet, and fitness since 2009.