Carrot Ginger Smoothie With Orange




This vegan recipe for Carrot Ginger Smoothie With Orange has orange juice and carrots as the primary ingredients.

This savory smoothie is easy to make. Thanks to the orange juice and carrots, it contains over 80% of Vitamin C per serving (1.5 cups). Healthy and delicious, this carrot smoothie also packs more than half of your recommended daily values for Vitamin A.[2]


This recipe allows customizations! You can go lighter or heavier on the ginger. Customize the nutrition for this recipe () below.

Quick nutrition per serving: 91 Calories, 1.7 grams of protein, 0.5 grams of fat

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Ingredients
Carrot Smoothie

1 cup Orange Juice
1 cup Carrots
0.5-1.5 tbsps Ginger - minced
1 cup ice

Directions

  1. Ginger should be minced.
  2. Add liquids first into the blender - orange juice, then ginger and carrots and finally the ice cubes last.
  3. Start your blender a low setting and work up to a higher one, process until smooth.

Smoothie Tips

  • Thinner Smoothie: For a thinner smoothie, add a little orange juice or water - tablespoons at a time after blending everything else.

Nutrition Chart and Customization
Carrot Smoothie

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Nutrition Details and Health Benefits
Carrot Smoothie

Light and healthy, and loaded with Vitamin A, this carrot smoothie is a fantastic source of nutrition.

Vitamins and Minerals (per 1.5 cups)
  • Very Rich In Vitamin C: 88% or 66mg, mostly from orange juice and carrots
  • Very Rich In Vitamin A: 78% or 546ug, mostly from carrots and orange juice
Antioxidants (flavonoids and carotenoids)
  • carotenoid: beta-carotene (10687ug), alpha-carotene (4465ug), lycopene (1.3ug) and lutein + zeaxanthin (613ug), mostly from carrots and orange juice
  • flavonoid: myricetin (0.18mg), quercetin (0.89mg), luteolin (0.14mg) and kaempferol (0.31mg), mostly from orange juice and carrots
Omega 3 and Omega 6
  • omega 6: linoleic acid (0.24g), mostly from carrots and orange juice
  • omega 3: alpha linoleic acid (0.04g), mostly from orange juice and ginger
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in this carrot smoothie is 6.1 : 1.

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Details and Health Benefits
Carrot Smoothie

Light and healthy, and loaded with Vitamin A, this carrot smoothie is a fantastic source of nutrition.

Vitamins and Minerals (per 1.5 cups)
  • Very Rich In Vitamin C: 88% or 66mg, mostly from orange juice and carrots
  • Very Rich In Vitamin A: 78% or 546ug, mostly from carrots and orange juice
Antioxidants (flavonoids and carotenoids)
  • carotenoid: beta-carotene (10687ug), alpha-carotene (4465ug), lycopene (1.3ug) and lutein + zeaxanthin (613ug), mostly from carrots and orange juice
  • flavonoid: myricetin (0.18mg), quercetin (0.89mg), luteolin (0.14mg) and kaempferol (0.31mg), mostly from orange juice and carrots
Omega 3 and Omega 6
  • omega 6: linoleic acid (0.24g), mostly from carrots and orange juice
  • omega 3: alpha linoleic acid (0.04g), mostly from orange juice and ginger
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in this carrot smoothie is 6.1 : 1.