Carrot Smoothie

Carrot Smoothie
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This recipe is a great way to get in your dose of beta carotene. Trust us, this recipe that isn’t just for the rabbits.

Ingredients

1 cup raw carrots

1 cup orange juice

1 banana (frozen and quartered)

½ pear (diced)

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 cup coconut water

½ teaspoon cinnamon

½ nutmeg

Directions

Combine ingredients in blender (add liquids first)

Blend until smooth

Carrot Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.

Carrot Cooking Tip

Vegetables should typically be cooked as quickly as possible, as they can become bland and mushy, and lose vitamins and minerals.