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Carrot Cake Shake

Satisfy your sweet tooth without tons of added sugar with this carrot cake shake! It's naturally sweetened with dates and pumpkin spice and packs 41 grams of muscle-building protein.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chilling Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 360 kcal


  • cups water divided use
  • 1 cup baby carrots (approx. 12)
  • 1 cup ice
  • ½ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 scoop LADDER Whey Protein or Plant Protein - Vanilla
  • 2 pitted dates
  • 3 Tbsp. dry rolled oats
  • ¼ tsp. + 1 pinch pumpkin pie spice divided use


  1. Bring 2 cups water to a gentle boil in a small pot with a steamer basket over medium-high heat; add carrots to steamer basket. Steam for 15 minutes, or until carrots are tender. Drain; place carrots in refrigerator. Chill for 10 minutes, or until cool.

  2. Place carrots, ice, remaining ¾ cup water, yogurt, protein powder, dates, oats, and ¼ tsp. pumpkin pie spice in a blender; cover. Blend until smooth.

  3. Pour into serving glass; sprinkle with remaining 1 pinch pumpkin pie spice. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Carrot Cake Shake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 360 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 141mg6%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 41g82%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.