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GLO Carrot Cake Smoothie

Updated: Mar 23, 2020

So about a year ago, when I was living in a remote fishing & surfing village in Nicaragua, and doing some reading online, I found a great article on the web about guy, Doug McNish, who turned his life around from Toronto partier to vegan chef. His change in diet had monumental effects on his health. I related with this guy because I share the exact same experiences with raw food. Raw food has helped heal me physically, emotionally, and spiritually in such a profound way that I went from Toronto party girl to holistic nutritionist. (I also wondered if I had ever partied with him way back in the day in Toronto, too!) Then 6 months later, at the Toronto Vegetarian Festival last year, I actually had the privilege to see this same man I read about online, do a live presentation showcasing one of his brilliant creations. I was like “hey, that was the dude I was reading about!”, as he turned beets into a creamy, raw, vegan, delicious ravioli.

Luckily I got to meet him after and now another 6 months later, my Gracious Living Carrot Cake Smoothie is printed right beside his article & recipe in a special edition of Sweat Equity Magazine! How cool is that! Check it out on page 25!

Sweat Equity-Gracious Living Carrot Cake Smoothie-Grace Van Berkum

Gracious Living Carrot Cake Smoothie Special edition Sweat Equity Magazine

1 serving Sunwarrior vanilla protein powder (easy to digest, complete, alkalinizing protein)

1/2 cup cubed carrot

1/2 cup cubed red apple with skin

1 tsp real vanilla

1 small chunk fresh ginger

1/2 tsp cardamom

1/2 cinnamon

sprinkle nutmeg

sprinkle cloves

2-3 cups unsweetened coconut milk

optional: 1-2 medjool dates to sweeten (remove pits)

1 cup ice

 Blend till creamy and smooth. Delicious and filling. Great for the body and great for the environment!

You are what you eat. You are what you think. Gracious Living Lifestyle


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