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Gingered Carrot Smoothies

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)
Grated ginger adds a bit of zip to Gingered Carrot Smoothies.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 cups chopped peeled carrot
  • 1/2 cup carrot juice
  • 1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 143
  • fat 1.5 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • sodium 86 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place yogurt in a blender. Place carrot, carrot juice, and ginger in a food processor. Process until smooth. Strain carrot mixture through a fine sieve; discard solids. Add carrot mixture, crushed ice, and honey to blender; process until smooth.

Cook's Notes

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