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Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothies

Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothies

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep 10 mins
  • Cook 10 mins to 15 mins
  • Stand 4 mins
  • Chill 10 mins
  • Serving Size: 6 ounces
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 17

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup sliced carrots or packaged peeled baby carrots
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, thinly sliced
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 2 cups frozen mango chunks
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (optional)

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan bring water to boiling. Add carrots; cover and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until very tender, adding ginger slices for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Remove from the heat and add tea bags. Cover and steep for 4 minutes.
  2. Remove tea bags, squeezing out all the tea. Remove ginger slices. Set pan on a hot pad in the refrigerator for 10 minutes. Transfer carrot mixture to a blender. Add mango, honey, and chia (if using). Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses to serve.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 69 cal., 27 mg sodium, 17 g carb. (2 g fiber, 14 g sugars), 1 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Fruit (d.e): 1; Vegetables (d.e): 0.5