Sunday, June 15, 2014

Skinny Carrot Cake Milkshake

I thought maybe I had gone too far with this one. 
I mean... carrots in a milkshake?
Turns out it's a great idea.
This tastes like a piece of carrot cake with all the bits of craisins, pecans, carrots, and pineapple stuffed inside. The color is fascinating too. It's a cool salmon-y pink color. Very cheerful and welcoming when you are having a grumpy morning. Or grumpy lunch time. Or grumpy after-dinner-I-need-dessert time. 
Some more good news? This is only 320 calories, 60 carbs, 3 fat, and 16 protein. (According to Myfitnesspal) Nice, right?  

Skinny Carrot Cake Milkshake

1 cup shredded carrot
1/4 cup crushed pineapple in juice
1/2 cup 0 fat, plain Greek yogurt - frozen
2 pkg Sugar Twin Stevia
1 tsp flax
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 Tbsp craisins
1 pecan half, chopped
ice cubes
1 Tbsp Light Cool Whip

Throw all ingredients, except Cool Whip, into a blender. 

Process until smooth. Add a few more ice cubes or more frozen yogurt if you want your shake thicker. 
Top with the Cool Whip.
Serve immediately. 
(I saved a pinch of the carrots, craisins, pineapple, and pecan to throw on top for decoration. This is optional. )

Mmmm....carrot cake-y goodness.

Super quick, super easy, super tasty. Skinny "milkshakes" made with no fat Greek yogurt are quickly becoming my go-to for breakfasts. They're just so much fun.
We would love to hear what your favorite milkshake flavors are - please feel free to leave us a comment. 
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  1. I love this milkshake recipe...These are fabulous! Soooo yummy & easy to make.
    Thank you, I've always have good luck with your recipes!

  2. Hi Jo and Sue! Just popped by to let you know you,ve been featured today over at Carole's Chatter. Cheers

  3. I agree, making smoothies with greek yogurt really kicks things up a notch!

  4. I've never thought of carrots in shakes either, but it looks absolutely delicious! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!