Are you one of those people who digs dipping carrot sticks into peanut butter? If so, you'll enjoy this refreshing new smoothie I came up with after a visit to the farmers' market where I found beautiful, succulent carrots, begging to be eaten.

The recipe uses Wild Jungle Peanuts from the Amazon so you don't have to worry about rancid peanut butter (which is usually the case with standard, even organic peanuts).

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In a Vitamix, Blendtec or other hi-powered blender mix the following:

8oz almond milk 1 scoop Vega vanilla protein powder 1 small raw carrot 1/4 cup Wild Jungle Peanuts 1 tsp Nutiva Coconut Manna Cinnamon and sea salt to taste 3 Ice cubes

Roughly 28 grams of protein. Pour into glass and enjoy!