Carrot Juice Recipes
Apart from being highly nutritious, carrots can pair with a number of fruits such as apples, tomatoes, and greens, as well as almost any other vegetable to make a delicious tasting juice. Carrots are packed with a myriad of vitamins including vitamin A, C and minerals such as calcium which makes them highly attractive as an ingredient in any juicing recipe.
Below is a list of some health benefits that you are poised to enjoy from juicing this vegetable.
• Improves immunity and helps prevent heart disease
• Lowers cholesterol
• Helps in clotting of the blood
• Helps in healing of external wounds and gums
• Cleanses the liver
• Helps in prevention of cancer
• Builds protein and enhances bone health
• Helps reduce the effects of aging
• Supplies the body with calcium
• Improves the quality of milk in breastfeeding mothers
To help you get started, here are some carrot juicing recipes you may consider trying out with your juicer. Both masticating and centrifugal juicers should not have a problem handling carrots, so any of the top juicers should be able to take full advantage of what carrots have to offer.
Recipe #1: Carrot Juice Boost
• 8 carrots
• 2 Navel Oranges
• 1 Meyer Lemon
• 1 Small piece ginger
Yields up to a maximum of 2 servings
The Carrot Juice Boost bring to the fore a delicious way to incorporate vitamin C into your diet. You also stand to enjoy the beta-carotene and fiber in carrots that are associated with fighting cancer, heart disease and enhancing vision.
Recipe #2: Cosy Winter Carrot Juice
• 6 carrots
• 1 inch piece of fresh turmeric
• 1 inch piece of ginger
• 1/2 peeled lemon
• 1/2 teaspoon of dried cinnamon
• 1/2 cup of water
Yields up to 2 servings
This juice may be pulpy, but the other ingredients such as ginger and turmeric help supply your body with nutrients that can boost your immunity to help it ward of diseases. The lemons add antioxidants to the recipe while the carrots help improve the overall taste of the resultant juice.
Recipe #3: Carrot Kale Juice
• 17 carrots
• 1/2 bunch of Kale
Yields up to a maximum of 10 to 12 servings
The kale in this recipe enhances the flavor to the semi-sweet carrots to make the resultant juice overly delicious. You may choose from the many types of kale but for this particular recipe, Dinosaur or Italian kale would blend in well with the carrots.
Recipe #4: Carrot Celery Juice
• 10 carrots
• 3 stalks of celery
Yield up to 5 to 7 servings
Preparing the Carrot Celery Juice is a breeze thanks to the few ingredients involved. The taste of the resultant juice is incredible since the two vegetables blend together. If you don’t like the taste of celery, you may consider adding more carrots to create a taste that you will like.
Recipe #5: The Simple Skin Tonic
• 10 Carrots
• 1 Medium Sized Cucumber
Yields up to 6 servings
You can use this recipe to create a perfect cleansing juice that combines carrots and cucumber, vegetables that are known to have a positive effect on the skin. The cucumber blends with the sweet flavor of carrots to produce a toned, velvety juice that is exceptionally healthy.
Recipe #6: The Mini Collard Carrot
• 7 carrots
• 3 large leave of collard greens
Yields up to a maximum of 5 servings
The Mini Collard Carrot recipe ensures that you enjoy the goodness of collard green in your body. The carrots aid in adjusting the right amount of sweetness and the health benefits of the vegetable.
Recipe #7: Cruciferous Carrot Juice
• 6 Carrots
• 1 small-medium head broccoli
• 1/3 Head cauliflower
• 1/3 head red cabbage
Yields up to a maximum of 4 servings
This recipe lets you make a lightly tasting juice besides helping you enjoy the many health benefits that come with the carrot. In addition, this recipe supplies your body with the sufficient amount of vegetables all in one juice.
With so many carrot juicing recipes, you can experiment with as many fruits and vegetables as you desire. You do not have to peel carrots in order to juice them, but it is a good idea to wash them before droping them into your machine. For an extra recipe, check out the video below for a wonderful cleanse recipe.