Orange Carrot Smoothie With Ginger & Dates

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 1 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 6 ingredients

Adding vegetables to your smoothie is a great way to get a substantial, healthy snack. Carrots and oranges load this drink with beta-carotene and vitamin C, plus we’ve added some ground flaxseed and dates...


Ingredients

  • 1 cup carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 (2-inch) piece of fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup orange juice, preferably freshly squeezed
  • 3 pitted dates
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
  • 2 ice cubes

Nutrition Facts

Calories

403 cals

Fat

3 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

2 g

Monounsaturated Fat

1 g

Carbohydrates

96 g

Sugar

75 g

Fiber

11 g

Protein

6 g

Sodium

89 mg

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Best if served immediately.

Chef Tips

If you only can find flax seeds, you can turn them into meal by pulsing them in your coffee grinder.

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.


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