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!
…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.
6 medium sized carrots
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.
Step two: juice the sweet potatoes first; these produced quite a bit of juice.
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.
…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!
Stir, pour & enjoy!