Carrot And Apple Smoothie For Weight Loss

A delicious smoothie with carrot and apple packed full of nutrients.

This smoothie is also ideal for people who are trying to lose weight, thanks to its low-calorie content and filling ingredients!

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Carrot And Apple Smoothie For Weight Loss

Carrot And Apple Smoothie For Weight Loss

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Sip on a carrot and apple smoothie for weight loss, a refreshing blend of crisp apples and nutrient-rich carrots, perfect for shedding pounds while delighting your taste buds.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 medium-sized carrot (peeled and diced)
  • 1 apple (cored and diced)
  • 3 tbsp Greek yogurt (unsweetened)
  • 1 tbsp oats (or chia seeds)
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup oat milk (unsweetened)

Instructions

  1. Add the apple and yogurt to a blender first, followed by the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Blend for 3-4 minutes, depending on the power of your blender. You want a thick and smooth consistency without any bits.
  3. Pour the smoothie into your favorite cup and drink!

Notes

*For recipe notes, smoothie benefits, and more, scroll down!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 219
  • Sugar: 21g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Protein: 8g

Why You Will Love This Carrot And Apple Smoothie For Weight Loss

apple and cucumber smoothie served in a tall thin glass cup

The main reason why I personally love this smoothie is that it’s very easy to make, and on top of that very filling.

When I am trying to lose weight, feeling full has helped me so lose so much weight, because I simply don’t snack as much.

Other reasons I think you will love this smoothie apart from weight loss include:

  1. Natural Sweetness: The apple and carrot offer natural sweetness, satisfying sugar cravings without the need for added sugars, making it a healthier choice for those monitoring their sugar intake.
  2. Rich in Fiber: Both apples and carrots are high in fiber, which promotes satiety, aids in digestion, and supports weight loss efforts by keeping you fuller for longer.
  3. Creamy Texture: Greek yogurt and oat milk combine to give this smoothie a creamy, satisfying texture, making it feel like a treat while still being nutritious.
  4. Boosts Metabolism: The cinnamon in this smoothie not only adds a warm flavor but is also known for its metabolism-boosting properties, potentially aiding in weight loss.
  5. Easy and Quick to Prepare: This smoothie requires minimal preparation and can be made quickly, making it perfect for busy mornings or a fast, nutritious snack.
  6. Versatile Snack or Meal: It can serve as a light breakfast, a midday snack, or a post-workout refreshment, fitting easily into any weight loss or health-conscious diet.
  7. Nutrient-Packed: Beyond weight loss benefits, this smoothie is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from its whole food ingredients, supporting overall health and wellness.

If you love this smoothie as much as me after trying it, you should also try my sweet potato weight loss smoothie, and my weight loss carrot banana smoothie!

Smoothie Variations & Notes:

apple carrot smoothie being poured into a tall thin glass cup

You can customize the smoothie easily to suit a dietary need, or if you don’t have an ingredient listed in the original recipe.

Here are some ideas:

  • Vegan: For a vegan smoothie, swap the Greek yogurt for a vegan alternative. Or, use 1/3 avocado.
  • Protein Boost: Make the smoothie even more filling by adding a scoop of unflavored and unsweetened protein powder, which will add lots more protein. 
  • Swap The Oats: If you are intolerant to oats, you can use flax or chia seeds instead.
  • Nutty Goodness: Add a tablespoon of nut butter such as peanut butter for a more filling and richer smoothie. Do note that the calories per serving will increase if you do.
  • Green Goodness: Add a handful of kale or baby spinach for extra nutrients. Leafy greens do not impact flavor much.

Carrot And Apple Smoothie For Weight Loss

Equipment:

Blender Type Suitability
Nutribullet 600
Vitamix Blender Propel 510
BlendJet 4000mAh x
Ninja Blender BL610
Oster 6640 Blender x
Hamilton Beach 58148A Blender x
AMZChef Blender 1800 W
Wamife Blender

This recipe requires a powerful blender because of the carrots in the recipe.

However, a Nutribullet 600 which is a lot cheaper than a standard blender can do the job just fine.

Smoothie FAQs:

Can I Use Cooked Carrots Instead Of Raw In This Smoothie?

Yes, using cooked carrots is an excellent alternative to raw in this smoothie. Cooking carrots can bring out their natural sweetness and ensure a smoother texture in the final blend. Steamed or boiled carrots that have been cooled work best.

Can I Use Any Type Of Apple For This Smoothie?

Yes, you can use any type of apple you prefer. Sweeter apples like Fuji or Gala will make the smoothie naturally sweeter, while tart varieties like Granny Smith add a crisp, sharp flavor.

Can I Use Water Instead Of Oat Milk?

While oat milk adds creaminess and a slight sweetness, water can certainly be used as a low-calorie alternative. The smoothie will be less creamy but still delicious.

Is it Necessary To Peel The Apple And Carrot?

While not strictly necessary, peeling can ensure a smoother texture and remove any pesticide residues if not using organic produce. However, leaving the skin on maximizes fiber content.

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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