Peach and Carrot Smoothie

Source: Food Hero

Serving size: 1 cup

Servings per recipe: 3

Kids love this peachy-keen smoothie which sneaks in a colorful and nutritious vegetable-carrots!

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium banana, peeled fresh or frozen
  • 1 cup frozen carrots
  • 1 can (15 ounce) peaches, undrained

Materials

Blender and grater (optional)

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor including the juice or syrup from the canned peaches.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Serve immediately.
  4. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

If you use fresh carrots, try to either grate them or cook them down on a stove top before putting them into a blender.

More About Carrot

How to Select

Choose well-shaped, smooth, firm, crisp carrots with deep color and fresh, green tops. Avoid soft, wilted or split carrots.

How to Store

Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes. Can last 4-5 months if packed in moist sand and stored in a cold root cellar at 32-40 degrees.

How to Prepare

Rinse with cold water. Trim off tops bottoms. Peel. Eat raw: Add to salads, have as a snack with dip. Eat cooked: Carrots can be steamed, microwaved, or boiled until tender.