Savory carrot shake

February 26, 2011

Author Notes: Trying to create healthier recipes this week I am starting with a savory carrot milkshake. The big decision is what herbal flavor to choose with this to complement the raw carrots best. I have listed some good options.Sagegreen

Serves: 2


  • 1 cup organic finely grated raw carrots
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Meyer lemon zest
  • a very tiny pinch of Maldon salt flakes, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced dill, lemon verbena, thai basil or fennel fronds, to your taste preference
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk or cultured buttermilk (or half of each)
  • 2-3 crushed ice cubes, optional for well chilled shake
In This Recipe


  1. Put your finely grated raw carrots, ginger, zest, optional salt, herb, and milk in a blender.Add crushed ice.
  2. Process until smooth.
  3. Pour into 2 glasses.

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Reviews (2) Questions (0)

2 Reviews

hardlikearmour February 26, 2011
Your creativity astounds! Which was your favorite herb in this?
Author Comment
Sagegreen February 26, 2011
Thanks! Rosemary was my first favorite, next traditional dill, then the fennel. Of course you could also use caraway, smoked paprika, etc, etc!!!