RECIPE: Carrot Juice with a Twist

I have been drinking a lot of carrot juice lately. Not enough to turn my skin orange (although my lips are 80s dayglo after my morning juice!), but enough to feel as if I am hitting the ground running each morning.  At the very least, I should be able to see in the dark!

It all started when there was a mix-up at the organic co-operative group that I am a member of. Somehow 4.5 boxes of carrots translated to 45kg of carrots…or something like that. Long story short, I put my hand up and quickly had more carrots than I knew what to do with. So I made it my goal to drink at least a litre of carrot juice each day. Some days it is closer to three litres!

This morning, with everyone dropping like flies due to some type of ‘flu, I decided that it was time to superpower my simple carrot juice.

carrot turmeric garlic juice

Carrot Juice with a Twist

★ INGREDIENTS 
12-20 carrots (depending on how large they are)
1 piece of fresh turmeric root (about 2-3 inches long)
2-3 cloves of garlic

★ DIRECTIONS 
Juice about 4-6 of the carrots, then put the garlic and turmeric through. Top up using carrots until you have a litre of juice. Skip through the rest of the day feeling quietly confident that you are now fit to fight off any ‘flu bugs who dare try and bring your vibe down.

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Megan Sheppard is an aficionado of all things plant-based, particularly if it involves herbs and tastes delicious! She works as a Herbalist specialising in nutrition, and works freelance as a natural health author and advisor
. Megan’s herbalicious creations can be found at Wildflower Botanicals, a garden of organic and ethically sourced teas, chocolate, and other delights! 

 

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4 thoughts on “RECIPE: Carrot Juice with a Twist

  1. I take organic turmeric root powder and mix it with a little hot water to make a paste, then stir in carrot juice, I add a little orange juice sometimes. I take it with an astaxanthin 5mcg gelcap, and a krill oil gelcap, along with my organic multivitamin, D-3, magnesium citrate and potassium citrate for good electrolytes, with grape seed extract. Good antioxidants make a big difference.

  2. That looks good. I’ve been experimenting with juice recipes. I have stage 4 cancer and I keep reading about people who juiced their way to health again. It can’t hurt trying ~ that’s for sure. I make a juice that I call “Kaboom” juice because I overload it with ginger. this sounds similar. 🙂

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