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.
- 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
Add all of the ingredients to your blender: carrots, banana, Greek yogurt, cashew milk, pineapple, walnuts, coconut (if using), cinnamon, and nutmeg.
Blend until smooth.
Enjoy immediately, topped with additional shredded carrots, coconut, and/or crushed walnuts as desired.