Carrots cake is delicious, but don’t be fooled – carrots don’t necessarily make it healthy.
Traditional carrot cakes are loaded with processed sugars, refined flours and plenty of oil.
But this Carrot Cake Smoothie recipe has all the flavors of carrot cake, without all the unnecessary fats and sugars.
This shake packs a punch of flavor, thanks to the fresh carrots, naturally sweet pineapple, walnuts, and cinnamon.
Vanilla Shakeology makes it extra creamy and adds a delectable vanilla flavor that’s a healthy alternative to the super sugary cream cheese frosting on top of most carrot cakes.
For this carrot cake smoothie recipe, you can use canned in juice, or substitute fresh or frozen pineapple chunks.
Alternatively, you could swap in a different type of fruit for the natural sweetness. Mango, apple, or pear would all work well.
Instead of walnuts, you could use any other type of nut (such as almonds or pecans) — or leave them out altogether.
Since the base of this shake is dairy-free almond milk, substituting Vegan Vanilla Shakeology would keep this drink completely vegan.
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Carrot Cake Smoothie
This Carrot Cake Smoothie recipe has all the flavors of a beloved carrot cake, without all the unnecessary fats and sugars.
- 1 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 cup ice
- 1 scoop Vanilla Shakeology
- 1 medium carrot cut into chunks
- ½ cup crushed pineapple in juice
- 2 Tbsp. chopped raw walnuts
- ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
Place almond milk, ice, Shakeology, carrot, pineapple, walnuts, and cinnamon in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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