Skip to Content

Super Healthy Orange Carrot Smoothie Recipe

This amazing orange carrot smoothie recipe is not only delicious, it’s healthy! Make this easy recipe anytime for breakfast or a snack!

Can you name anything better than a delicious smoothie post workout? Since I get on my bike every day, it’s been hard to prepare a full meal then get to work right after. Making a smoothie is a super simple option and I love doing it!

What is a Orange Carrot Smoothie?

Orange Carrot Smoothie is a delightful blend of sweet oranges and nutritious carrots, combined with creamy milk and a hint of ginger for a zing. This smoothie is not only delicious but also packed with vitamins and nutrients. Its vibrant color and refreshing taste make it perfect for a wholesome breakfast, a post-workout snack, or a revitalizing afternoon pick-me-up.

Healthy breakfast recipes are probably the easiest to make of all the meals. A smoothie is light and filling and replenishes everything that you may have lost during a workout. 

What are some other delicious smoothie recipes to try?

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Can I use frozen carrots instead of fresh?
A: Yes, you can use frozen carrots. They will give the smoothie a thicker consistency and ensure it’s chilled.

Q: Can this smoothie be made dairy-free?
A: Absolutely! You can replace the milkwith almond milk, coconut milk, or any dairy-free yogurt of your choice.

Q: Is it necessary to add ginger?
A: Ginger adds a spicy kick and extra flavor to the smoothie, but it’s optional. You can leave it out if you prefer a milder taste.

Benefits Of Orange Carrot Smoothie

Oranges: High in Vitamin C, helps to lower cholesterol, and helps to rejuvenate the skin.

Carrots: are known to improve vision, fight cancerous cells and diseases, and high in antioxidants.

Flax seeds: high in fiber, high in Omega-3 Fats, and can help you lose body fat. 

Cinnamon: High in antioxidants, has many anti-inflammatory benefits, can help in fighting bacterial and fungal infections. 

Tips and Tricks

  1. Use Fresh Oranges: Freshly squeezed orange juice has a more vibrant flavor compared to store-bought ones.
  2. Add Ice for Thickness: If you like your smoothie extra thick, add a few ice cubes to the blender.
  3. Sweeten Naturally: If you find the smoothie not sweet enough, add a spoonful of honey or a ripe banana for natural sweetness.


  1. Tropical Twist: Add a handful of pineapple chunks or mango to give the smoothie a tropical flavor.
  2. Green Boost: Toss in a handful of spinach or kale to add a green nutritional boost without altering the taste much.
  3. Spiced Up: Add a pinch of turmeric or cinnamon for an additional layer of flavor and health benefits.

Where to Serve This Delicious Smoothie

  1. Breakfast: It’s an ideal quick breakfast option, especially if you’re in a hurry.
  2. Fitness Centers: Perfect as a post-workout refreshment for a boost of vitamins.
  3. Brunch: Serve it at brunch as a healthy beverage option alongside other dishes.

How To Store an Orange Carrot Smoothie

  1. Refrigerate: If you have leftovers or made it ahead of time, store the smoothie in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 24 hours. Shake well before serving.
  2. Freeze: Pour the smoothie into ice cube trays and freeze. When you want to enjoy it, blend the frozen cubes until smooth.

Topping Options

  1. Chia or Flaxseeds: Sprinkle some chia seeds or flaxseeds on top for added texture and nutrients.
  2. Nuts: A handful of crushed almonds, walnuts, or pecans can add a crunchy element.
  3. Fresh Mint: Garnish with fresh mint leaves for a refreshing twist.

Why This Recipe Works

The Orange Carrot Smoothie recipe works because it combines the natural sweetness of oranges with the earthy flavor of carrots. The addition of yogurt gives it a creamy texture while ginger adds a zing that makes the taste more dynamic. Not only is this smoothie pleasing to the palate, but it’s also packed with vitamin C from the oranges, beta carotene from the carrots,  making it a powerhouse of nutrition. Its ease of preparation and versatility in terms of ingredients and toppings make it a favorite for many.

If you are looking for more fun smoothie recipes be sure to check out 50+ Amazing Healthy Smoothie Recipes!

Looking for more recipe ideas? Free Printable Healthy Smoothie Recipe Cards

Super simple, quick and tasty! Here is the recipe. Enjoy!

Super Healthy Orange Carrot Smoothie Recipe

Super Healthy Orange Carrot Smoothie Recipe

This super simple smoothie recipe is perfect for anytime and has tons of healthy benefits!


  • 2/3 cup ice
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 naval orange (peeled)
  • 1/2 of a large carrot (chopped into chunks) or about 5 baby carrots
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp ground flax seed


1. Place all ingredients into a smoothie maker/blender.

2. Blend until well combined and smooth.

3. Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy!

Did you make this recipe?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Instagram

Pin it for later!

If you enjoyed this recipe be sure to check out my Instagram Page for the latest posts! 

Before you go, check out these great posts!

Easy Fluffy Cranberry Orange Muffins For Breakfast

Easy Orange Creamsicle Mocktails For Summer Days

Orange Punch Cocktail Drink

Skip to Recipe