Berry Carrot Smoothie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN

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The best way to start off the new year is with a healthful smoothie packed with antioxidants and plenty of protein to help keep your body fueled for the day ahead. The most important thing to remember when making or buying smoothies is to always include protein in them. Whether you use milk, coconut milk, soy milk, low fat Greek yogurt and or protein powder to name a few, you are going to get a complete meal in a quick 'grab and go' drink.

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time15 minsTotal Time15 mins
 ½ cup blackberries
 ½ cup raspberries
 ½ cup strawberries
 ¼ cup shredded carrots
 1 tbsp hemp seeds
 ½ cup milkI like to use vanilla almond milk
 ½ cup scoop protein powder
 1 tbsp almond butter
 1 cup ice
1

Combine all ingredients in a blender, putting the ice or any frozen foods near the blade.

2

Add more liquids (milk or water) as needed to blend everything smoothly.

3

Place in a 'to go' smoothie container or in your favorite glass with a metal straw.

4

Notes: Always include protein in your smoothies. Great additions are: milk, coconut milk, soy milk, yogurt, protein powder, nuts, nut butter, and flax, chia, hemp, pumpkin, or sunflower seeds.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 16 oz

Servings 1

Ingredients

 ½ cup blackberries
 ½ cup raspberries
 ½ cup strawberries
 ¼ cup shredded carrots
 1 tbsp hemp seeds
 ½ cup milkI like to use vanilla almond milk
 ½ cup scoop protein powder
 1 tbsp almond butter
 1 cup ice

Directions

1

Combine all ingredients in a blender, putting the ice or any frozen foods near the blade.

2

Add more liquids (milk or water) as needed to blend everything smoothly.

3

Place in a 'to go' smoothie container or in your favorite glass with a metal straw.

4

Notes: Always include protein in your smoothies. Great additions are: milk, coconut milk, soy milk, yogurt, protein powder, nuts, nut butter, and flax, chia, hemp, pumpkin, or sunflower seeds.

Berry Carrot Smoothie by Stephanie Olzinski, RDN