Carrot-Mango Green Tea Smoothies
- Makes: 4 servings
- Serving Size: 6 ounces
- Carb Grams Per Serving: 17
sliced carrots or packaged peeled baby carrots
fresh ginger, thinly sliced
green tea bags
frozen mango chunks
chia seeds (optional)
- 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.
- 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.