Recipe (Serves 1 or 2):
2 Tablespoons of cream(optional – if you want it creamy)
2 Cups of whole milk (can substitute with 2% milk)
Fine powder sugar to taste
1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla flavoring
1.Wash the carrots and scrape off the skin.
2.Chop them into little pieces and the put them in a food processor or blender with a bit off water and blend.
3.Strain completely with strainer to get all of the nutritious juice and then discard the pulp.
4.Put the carrot juice in the blender, add the milk, cream, sugar, nutmeg, and vanilla flavoring and blend again.
5.Add some crushed ice and serve.
Carrots are not only nourishing as a food or drink, they are excellent in skincare.
Benefits of carrots in skincare:
Carrot oil is used widely in skincare products because it is rich in beta carotenes which are potent antioxidants that protect the skin from free radicals. Free radicals are produced by everyday cell processes, they damage the skin cells and cause dull aging skin. Carrot oil moisturizes, nourishes and rejuvenates the skin.
You can find carrot oil in the skincare products below: