I love having healthy food that feels like I’m indulgent in a treat! This smoothie is great for an afternoon snack, it s filling, tasty and a great way to avoid those afternoon sugar cravings. One of the reasons for this is the cinnamon in the smoothie. Cinnamon is a wonderful spice because it’s effect of blood sugar. Cinnamon can assist in maintaining healthy blood sugar levels and prevent blood sugar lows which lead to those cravings for sugar laden treats! Watch the you tube video below on how to prepare this smoothie.
- ½ cup grated carrot or finely chopped carrot
- ½ cup chopped pineapple
- 1 banana peeled and sliced
- 2 tbsp plain yoghurt
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 cup ice
- 1 cup filtered water
- Add all the ingredients to a powerful blender and blend until smooth.
To make this dairy free remove the yoghurt add a 1 tbsp nut butter or a cup of nut milk to increase the protein content.
To make it thicker add more ice, to thin the texture add more water.