Move Over, Green Juice: 3 Ways to Juice with Carrots

Yahoo FoodMay 12, 2014

That bold color isn’t just pretty — it’s what makes this root vegetable so good for you. Carotenoids, the antioxidants that give carrots their pigment, may protect against heart disease, cataracts, and certain cancers. You should scrub carrots before juicing, but there’s no need to peel them.

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Carrot and Grapefruit Juice with Cayenne

3 chopped carrots
1 chopped Ruby Red grapefruit (peel and pith removed)
Cayenne pepper

1. Press carrots and grapefruit through a juicer. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper.

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Carrot, Orange and Ginger Juice

3 chopped carrots
1 chopped navel orange (peel and pith removed)
1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger

1. Press carrots, orange, and ginger through a juicer.

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Carrot, Apple, and Lemon Juice

3 chopped carrots
1 chopped cored sweet apple
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Coarse salt

1. Press carrots and apple through a juicer. Stir in lemon juice; sprinkle with salt.

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