NOURISH YOUR BODY
GLOW ON THE OUTSIDE
Dr Megan Chircop
This simple to make carrot smoothie is bursting with tropical flavors and is so full of nutrients… healthy never tasted so good! An anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting smoothie.
Tropical carrot smoothie
Gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, dairy-free
150 grams pineapple, diced, fresh or frozen
120 grams carrots, grated or canned baby carrots, drained
150 grams mango, peeled, seeded and chopped, fresh or frozen
1 large orange, peeled and cut in to chunks
½ Tbsp fresh ginger, grated (optional)
¼ tsp ground turmeric (optional)
250 ml water or coconut water, or as much as needed to achieve desired consistency
1 Pop all ingredients in to a blender. Blend until smooth. Taste and adjust sweetness with a little stevia if you like.
2 Pour in to a tall glass or in a small thermos to take with you.
Nutrition (per serving): 412g mass, 145 calories, 2.3g protein, 30.3g net carbohydrates, 5.8g fiber, <1g total fat.
Carrot = Antioxidant- and Vitamin A-rich, beta carotene-packed, vision booster, free radical fighter.
Ginger = stomach soother, immune booster, infection fighter, anti-inflammatory.
Mango = Antioxidant- and rice in vitamins A and C, aid in digestion, maintain healthy skin & hair, immune boosting.
Pineapple = Vitamin C-packed, anti-inflammatory, digestion aid, antioxidant-packed, energy boosting, nature’s candy.
Turmeric = Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant-rich, battles cystic fibrosis, free radical-fighting, lowers cholesterol.
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Welcome. I am Dr Megan Chircop. With an Italian background, food has always been an important part of my life, particularly at family and social gatherings. I am a foodie at heart and love sharing delicious meals with family and friends. In the past 17 years, my love of cooking and recipe development has grown. I continually enjoy creating new delicious recipes with amazing fresh and healthy ingredients. My friends and family call my kitchen my ‘at-home-lab’. In my ‘kitchen-lab’ I have learnt many tricks and shortcuts to make a meal taste delicious within healthy guidelines. I hope you enjoy my delicious creations posted here. If you are keen to get your hands on more, then there are lots more that feature in my series of TastyFitFood Cookbooks. It’s fantastic to feel physically fit, full of energy and mentally ‘switched-on’ while enjoying healthy meals.