Carrot Smoothie, simple vegetable drink with carrot juice, orange juice, pineapple, banana, and more! Start your day with this healthy vegetable and fruit drink.
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Looking to get some more veggies in your diet? Check out this easy Carrot Smoothie with carrots and fruit. Add some more veggies for an even healthier option. The orange color is just as gorgeous as it looks in the photo!
I started with some already bottled carrot juice from the grocery store. BUT if you like making your own vegetable juices, by all means, make your own carrot juice first.
I haven’t tried it but you could try using soft cooked carrots as well rather than juice. If carrots aren’t quite your thing, you might like this Beet Smoothie instead or check out this great list of other smoothie recipes.
Carrot Smoothie Ingredients
- Carrot juice
- Orange juice
- Frozen pineapple chunks
- Frozen banana slices
- Coconut milk
- Ice cubes
How to Make a Carrot Smoothie
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
- Add a little honey or sweetener if you’d like to make the smoothie a little sweeter.
- Add more liquid as needed to get your blender to run if needed.
- Pour the smoothie into a glass and serve!
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Quick Tips for Best Results
- Use a strong blender that can cut through the ice and other ingredients.
- Use frozen fruit to help thicken the smoothie.
- Add a little sweetener (such as honey or your favorite sweetener) as needed depending on personal preference.
Carrot Smoothie FAQ
How should I store this Carrot Smoothie?
I always suggest drinking the smoothie right away but if you need to make ahead or have leftovers, I’d recommend pouring the smoothie into an ice cube tray, freeze, then pop out the cubes into a glass and defrost in the fridge.
Can I substitute anything for the banana?
I personally think frozen banana slices are the best option but if you really want to substitute something else, I’d suggest yogurt or even cottage cheese.
What other things can I add to this smoothie?
Typical smoothie additions like chia seeds, protein powder, etc. always work. Fruit like apples, strawberries, blueberries, oranges, or mango would be good. You could even add other vegetables such as beets, avocado, kale, or spinach.
Can I make this into a smoothie bowl?
Yes! Pour the smoothie into a bowl rather than a glass and add your favorite toppings like granola, oats, chopped fruit, etc.
Other Smoothie Recipes You May Enjoy
- Kale Apple Smoothie – fruits and veggies all in one!
- Tropical Smoothie – great fruity flavor that even the kids will enjoy.
- Blue Spirulina Smoothie Bowl – the color alone is worth checking out, gorgeous!
Hope you enjoy this easy Carrot Smoothie! Tell me in the comments what other fruits and/or veggies you added! This smoothie is naturally gluten-free and dairy-free but check your ingredients just to be sure if concerned.
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- Place all ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth, pour into a glass, and serve immediately.