Carrot, Mandarin, and Cayenne Smoothie

June 18, 2019 | WRITTEN BY: Patricia Bannan, MS, RDN

Carrot, Mandarin, and Cayenne Smoothie

This orange carrot smoothie has a hint of cayenne for a refreshing zing. It’s packed with nutrients that are great for your immune system.

Servings: 1 Print


  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 2 small mandarin oranges, peeled and seeded (or 1 cup fresh or frozen mandarin orange segments)
  • ¼ small honeycrisp apple, cored and chopped
  • 12 whole raw almonds
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cayenne powder
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup ice


  1. In a blender, combine the carrot, oranges, apple, almonds, lemon juice, cayenne, water, and ice and blend until smooth. Pour into a glass and enjoy immediately. 


Calories: 200kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 45mg | Fiber: 7g

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