Carrots contain vitamin C, an antioxidant. This helps boost the immune system and prevent disease. Vitamin C can help reduce the severity of a cold, and the length of time it lasts.The antioxidants and phytochemicals in carrots may help regulate blood sugar.

Around a quarter of the carbohydrate in carrots is sugar, but the amount of carbohydrate in carrots is relatively small.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup chopped carrots 
  • 1/2 cup sliced banana
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened milk
  • 1/4 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons toasted walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon flaked coconut - optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Pinch nutmeg
  • For topping: Shredded carrots - coconut, crushed walnuts

Method:

  1. Add all of the ingredients to your blender: carrots, banana, Greek yogurt, cashew milk, pineapple, walnuts, coconut (if using), cinnamon, and nutmeg.

  2. Blend until smooth.

  3. Enjoy immediately, topped with additional shredded carrots, coconut, and/or crushed walnuts as desired.

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