Carrot and Apricot Smoothie

Makes 4 Cups
Carrot and Apricot Smoothie


  • 10 dried apricot halves
  • 1 ¾ cups carrot juice
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • ¼ cup roasted, unsalted cashews
  • 1¼ cups low fat natural yoghurt


  1. Soak apricot halves in half a cup of the carrot juice for 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place carrots in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and cook for a few minutes, until just soft.
  3. Combine carrots and apricots with the soaking juice in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and puree until thin enough to drink through a thick straw.