Sweet, cool, and refreshing milkshakes represents the best recipes that let us enjoy summer. Today, I plan to share the recipe for a milkshake with a not so common ingredient...Carrots! Not just that, it is a milkshake that is NOT loaded with sugar or dairy ingredients! Don't you think that's incredible?!
I am excited to share this with you today. I cannot wait to hear from you about this and how much you like it.
You can hardly find milkshakes that come in flavors other than vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry. So I came up with the idea of using carrots. I don't think I have to go at length about the goodness of carrots. A recipe such as this is an easy way to add a serving of this super veggie to your diet.
Carrot Milkshake - Vegan
Vegan Carrot Milkshake is very easy to prepare and relatively quick recipe if you have all the ingredients prepped. I steamed the carrots to soften them, but you can also use them raw if you prefer so. Next, I substituted the sugar with pitted dates and used non-dairy milk. I used soy milk, but there are several options for non-dairy milk.
So, you can go with your favorite. With these wonderful and healthy substitutions, you can enjoy your milkshake without any guilt! Last but not least, I made my own vegan whipped cream to top the milkshake. The vegan whipped cream procedure can be a little lengthy. But long story short it is a mix of coconut cream and a little powdered sugar. If you want to keep your milkshake completely free of table sugar, you can leave that out.
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Here's the recipe...
Carrot Milkshake - Vegan + Video
- 6-7 medium sized carrots
- ¼ cup soaked cashews
- 10-12 pitted Dates
- 1 ½ cup plant based milk
- ¼ tsp crushed cardamom - optional
- ¼ cup crushed ice
- 1 cup filtered water
- 3 tbsp whipped Cream - optional
- Soak the cashews for an hour.
- Steam the carrots and let them cool to room temperature. (optional)
- Blend all the ingredients to a consistency of a smoothie.
- Garnish with crushed cardamom and whipped cream.
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