Carrot-Pineapple Smoothie

The combination of beta-carotene packed carrots and vitamin-rich pineapple is a delicious and healthy one in this refreshing smoothie. Freezing[ carrot juice cuts out adding regular ice cubes, and we love using dried dates as a natural sweetener.]

Total Time:
2 hr 5 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
2 hr

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 cup carrot juice
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh chopped pineapple (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 2 Medjool dates, halved and pitted
  • Pinch ground cinnamon
Directions
  • Pour the carrot juice into an ice cube tray and freeze until solid, at least 2 hours.

  • Put the pineapple, buttermilk, dates, carrot juice ice cubes and cinnamon into a blender. Blend on high until smooth, turning off the blender and pushing down on the ingredients with a spatula or wooden spoon as needed to help the blending process. Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of cold water if needed to adjust consistency.

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