Carrot Smoothie

CARROT-SMOOTHIE

Here’s a word association for you.  Carrots.  What do you think of when you hear the word carrots?  Rabbits!?  And eyes!  Right?  We all know that carrots are loaded with vitamins (Vitamin A and Beta Carotene) that promote good vision.  But antioxidant rich carrots also offer cardio protection and  anti-cancer benefits.   Now… let’s throw in the benefits of hemp milk (or your favorite nut milk), some frozen bananas, and a wee bit of fresh ginger – and you’ve got yourself a very tasty Carrot Smoothie that packs a powerful nutritional punch! 

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