Carrot Juice

Happy Sunday, everyone.

I like to take Sundays super slow. I take my mornings easy with a french press on my bedside table and SNL from the night before on my TV. It’s so refreshing to just take a day and do your own thing. There’s also nothing more refreshing to me than freshly made juice to reset my week.

I absolutely love carrot juice. We buy 5 lb bags of carrots every few weeks because the dogs love to eat them as a substitute for bones! When we can’t get through the bag before they are about to go bad, juicing is a great use for them.

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This carrot juice is sweeter than you expect because it’s also got juice from an orange and some ginger to give it a more complex flavor.

The best part is – you don’t even need a juicer! I don’t have one, myself. I just use my blender, a fine mesh strainer, and a bowl to catch juice in!

Watch this demo to learn how. Otherwise, if you have a juicer you’d like to use, go for it! The instructions will cater to those using a blender/strainer combo, though.

Ingredients

  • 3 large carrots, washed (I don’t peel mine, and you don’t have to!)
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger root, peeled
  • Juice from (1) large navel orange
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Chop your carrots into 1″ thick pieces, and place into a blender.
  2. Add the ginger & water, and blend on high until smooth.
  3. Set your strainer over a mixing bowl, and pour the smoothie mixture over the strainer. Use a spatula or spoon to press as much juice out as possible.
  4. Slice your orange in half and squeeze the juice out into the bowl with the rest of your juice.
  5. Pour into a glass and serve immediately! This recipe makes approx. (1) 12-oz serving of juice.
    **Save the dry pulp from the carrots & ginger and use it to make Carrot Cake Oats for breakfast!

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