nutritional information

Per 1/2-cup serving:

  • Calories: 115
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 7 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 229 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Beta-Carotene Barrage

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

Rich in fiber, beta-carotene, vitamin C, and ginger, this little cocktail packs some powerful nutrition.
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 3 large carrots (10 oz.), sliced
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 2-inch piece ginger (1 oz.), thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • ½ tsp. salt

1. Fill bowl with ice water, and set aside.

2. Cook carrots in large pot of boiling salted water 5 to 7 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and transfer to ice water to cool. Drain again.

3. Purée carrots and remaining ingredients in blender until smooth.

May 2009

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comments

Too much ginger. I would say that 1 inch of ginger is more than enough. Also this comes out quite thick and wound up diluting it with some water. All in all the flavor is good and give you a good kick start in the morning.

Jennifer Leddy - 2013-07-22 21:06:46

3 points

Alita Page - 2012-05-06 20:23:07