Be Well Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie

The Veggie Shake Team

Carrots aren’t just good for your eyes. On the contrary, these richly hued root vegetables are packed with an array of nutritional perks, including vitamin A, antioxidants, beta carotene, and fiber. As a bonus, they have a sweetly fresh flavor and fun crunch that even kids enjoy.

From steaming to sautéeing, the ways to prepare carrots are virtually endless. However, if you’re looking for a way to get even more carrots into your diet, our Be Well Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie might be just the solution you need. Boasting a helping of tart, fresh pineapple and sweet cashew milk, this carrot smoothie is great for fighting off illness while promoting overall immunity. Mix one up tomorrow morning—you won’t regret it.

  •  Servings: 1
  •  Ready In: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup carrot juice

  • 1 cup frozen pineapple

  • 1/2 cup cashew milk

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoon bee pollen

Instructions
  1. Start by adding 1 cup carrot juice to your blender.

  2. Add 1 cup frozen pineapple.

  3. Add 1/2 cup cashew milk.

  4. Add 1/4 cup water.

  5. Add 1 teaspoon turmeric.

  6. Add 1 teaspoon cinnamon.

  7. Add 2 teaspoons of bee pollen, which you can find at Whole Foods or online.

  8. Blend ingredients together until creamy. The time required may vary depending on the food processor.

  9. Add tap or coconut water if the finished product is too thick for your liking.

  10. Sip and enjoy.

Health Benefits
  1. Carrot juice: rich in beta-carotene for stronger immunity and better skin and eye health. Beta-carotene also helps fight inflammation and cleanse the kidneys. Antioxidants in carrot juice defend against free radical damage that causes diseases like cancer and heart disease.

  2. Pineapple: contains vitamins A, C, B1, and minerals like potassium and manganese. Pineapple boosts heart health and immunity and protects against inflammation and disease.

  3. Turmeric: curcumin in turmeric is so powerful it rivals the effectiveness of some anti-inflammatory drugs!

  4. Cinnamon: has more antioxidant protection than any other spice in the world.

  5. Bee pollen: can help strengthen the immune system with antimicrobial and antiviral properties.

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