All You Need to Know About Juicing a Sweet Potato!

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My dear juice enthusiasts,

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday!  I am sure many of you have an extra sweet potato somewhere left over .. unsure about juicing it? This will help your body after those long and heavy Christmas meals!

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side note: my very kind husband spoiled me with a new Trip Trap wooden cutting board.  It is made of teak wood! I definitely recommend this :)

Okay Now, Why Juice Sweet Potatoes?

Benefits of Juicing Sweet Potatoes:

  • They contain phytochemicals including quercetin and chlorogenic acid, which can fight cancer.
  • Vitamin E boost!  This vitamin is also an antioxidant and protects your body’s cells.
  • Good for your eye health
  • Boosts immune system
  • Great for your skin
  • Has more beta-carotene than all other vegetables including carrots! This is what the body uses to convert it into Vitamin A.

Recipe:

6 medium sized carrots

3 oranges

2 medium or large sweet potatoes

(optional: 1 inch of peeled ginger!)

Step one: organize your fruits & veggies.   Then peel the sweet potatoes and cut off the tops of the carrots; afterwards, wash all of your produce.

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Step two: juice the sweet potatoes first; these produced quite a bit of juice.

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Step three: juice all of your carrots and then oranges.  Only juice organic oranges with the skin on (which is a great option because the skin is packed with nutrients), if you cannot get organic oranges make sure to peel the skin before juicing.

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…I added an inch of peel ginger to my juice, it is so healthy and always give my juice a kick.  I would highly recommend ginger for this particular juice because the sweet potatoes are a bit bland in taste and the carrots & oranges make is sweeter, so the ginger gives it just the right punch!

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Stir, pour & enjoy!

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