This 3 ingredient Orange Carrot Smoothie with Ginger is only 100 calories and SO refreshing! A paleo, vegan and whole30 quick breakfast or snack to get you through the day!
Mr. FFF thinks that he is a TOP food blogger.
Because he can make a (3 ingredient) smoothie that I told him to make.
Liiike, literally told him every single (again, only 3) ingredient to use. Juuuust left the ratios up to him because he is just a REALLY GOOD smoothie making person.
I always know what FLAVORS I want in on the smoothie action but, for some reason I always mess up the ratios.
This ends up with a lackluster-very-watery-not-creamy-frothy-YUMMY smoothie experience. You don’t even WANNA taste my first version on his much better vegan banana matcha smoothie.
But Mr. FFF? Whether it’s a mango avocado smoothie with watermelon, banana vanilla orange smoothie or even a banana split vegan smoothie BOWL, he NAILS IT.
And, in this particular case, he walked around the house sipping his carrot ginger smoothie PROCLAIMING how “REFRESHING and LIGHT and CALMING” it was.
Which, I mean, It is….but still. I think his smoothie skills might be going to his head.
Why you will LOVE this smoothie
I’m all about a good smoothie. Give me all the smoothies- peanut butter keto low carb smoothies, healthy strawberry watermelon smoothies, I’ll take them all, I’ll take them anytime! They are healthy, refreshing, delicious, and SUPER easy if you need to blend one up quick and take it on the road! Isn’t it the best thing ever when you are able to enjoy something that is also healthy and nourishing for your body!? Today’s orange carrot smoothie with ginger absolutely nails the mark in the healthy and yummy smoothie department and I know you’re going to love it! It only requires a few ingredients but the flavor really packs a punch!
Ingredients needed for Carrot Shake
Like I said, to make this smoothie you won’t need many ingredients. I love a recipe that tastes great but also uses simple ingredients that you might already have in your fridge, and this is one of those recipes! So go ahead and do a happy dance when you check your fridge and realize you ALREADY have everything needed to blend up this cold, healthy and delicious drink! Here’s what you’ll need to pull together before blending up your orange and carrot smoothie:
- Ice cubes
- Orange Juice
- Fresh Ginger
How to make an Orange Carrot Smoothie with Ginger
Blending up this smoothie is as easy as can possibly be! All you’ll need to do is round up the ingredients needed to make the smoothie, then pop them all in a high powered blender. Blend on full power until the smoothie is smooth and reaches your desired consistency!
Carrot Ginger Smoothie FAQ
Adding ginger to a smoothie is a great idea because it has so many health benefits for your body! Raw ginger is very low in calories and incredibly high in vitamins and minerals. It boasts being high in phosphorus, iron, potassium, calcium, and zinc and it also provides a good amount of fiber for your digestive system. Ginger is also an immune system boosting food with illness fighting properties to keep you strong! Adding some to your carrot smoothie recipe will not disappoint in the health department, but will also add a fun and spicy, zingy flavor to your shake!
If you’re looking to cleanse out your body, consider adding a smoothie like this one to your daily routine! Orange juice and carrot juice combined provide a wealth of vitamins and nutrients for your body to use to fight illness and keep its immune system strong! Orange juice contains a high amount of vitamin C and carrot juice has lots of vitamin A. They also provide a boost of energy and even have the ability to keep your skin healthy and glowing if consumed regularly!
Since this smoothie does contain a good amount of carrots, you can certainly taste the carrot flavor. However, it’s really well balanced by the sweetness of the orange juice and spicy zing of the ginger. The ratio of flavors is on point and very well balanced so you won’t be bombarded by carrot flavor!
- 1 Cup Ice cubes
- 3/4 Cup Orange juice
- 1/3 Cup Carrot, sliced
- 1 tsp Fresh ginger, minced
- Honey (Optional and to taste)
- Place all ingredients into a high-powered blender and blend until smooth!
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FOR THIS RECIPE, I RECOMMEND:
Weight Watchers Points Per Serving: Freestyle SmartPoints: 5 Points+: 3. Old Points: 2
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