(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) For this week’s Meat-Free Monday recipe, try this refreshing carrot sunshine smoothie. It’s fruity, not-too-sweet, slightly creamy, and not to mention, packed with a dose of veggies, lots of fruit, healthy fats, and plant-based protein.

Loaded with carrot, strawberry, peach, pineapple, mango, orange juice, hemp seeds, and coconut yogurt, this smoothie is sure to become one of your go-to recipes. Happy slurping! — Global Animal

Carrot Sunshine Smoothie. Photo Credit: I Love Vegan

Carrot Sunshine Smoothie

Yield: 1 serving


1 cup orange juice
1 cup mixed fruit (peach, mango, pineapple, strawberry mix)
1 large carrot
2 tbsp coconut yogurt
1-2 tbsp hemp seeds
1 tbsp flax seed oil (optional – but SO good)
1/2 tbsp maple syrup (optional)


  1. Combine all ingredients and blend on high until smooth. Enjoy!

Recipe Courtesy of I Love Vegan

More I Love Vegan: http://www.ilovevegan.com/carrot-sunshine-smoothie/

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