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Sunshine Carrot Juice Smoothie

If you’re a fan of limeade, this carrot juice smoothie will delight you with a blend of fresh ginger syrup, lime juice, carrot juice, frozen bananas and a dash of turmeric.

Course Smoothie
Cuisine American
Keyword smoothie
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 smoothies
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 5 medjool dates, cut in half lengthwise (any sugar substitution can be made here - honey, maple syrup, granulated sugar - about 3 Tbs equivalent)
  • 2 Tbs coarsely chopped peeled ginger
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh carrot juice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 small bananas or 1 large (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tsp turmeric optional

Instructions

  1. Bring dates, ginger, and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan. Once it starts boiling, turn off heat; let steep for 15 minutes. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher; discard ginger, but keep the dates. Let cool. 

    DO AHEAD: This ginger syrup can be made ahead and stored in the fridge for up to 1 week.

  2. Add carrot juice and lime juice to ginger syrup; stir well.


  3. Combine juice and frozen bananas to blender and whip it real good. Then pulse in the turmeric. Divide between two glasses and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Sunshine Carrot Juice Smoothie
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 220
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.