Carrot Orange Ginger Juice

Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes

A bright and refreshing way to start your day, this Carrot Orange Ginger Juice packs a nutritional punch.

Carrot Ginger Orange Juice

Today is the first week of our Healthy New Year 6-Week Challenge and I couldn’t be more excited to get this party started! Each week, Dara and I will be rolling out a new theme. Then, the following week we will add on another challenge while also keeping up with the first one. We know from experience that the key to long term success is making simple, gradual changes, one day at a time.

This week’s theme is one of my favorites: hydration. Staying hydrated is such an important aspect of healthy living but yet so many of us struggle to stay properly hydrated. Before I get to how I want to quickly explain the why:

Why is it important to stay hydrated:

Stay Energized: Water is one of the most important sources of energy for the body. If you’re going to start 2015 off with a bang, you need to give your body the liquid fuel is needs to help you reach your goals.
Bone and Joint Health: Cartilage is made up of mostly water so when we don’t stay hydrated, our bones and joints won’t have the proper lubrication and we will feel stiff and achey (and less eager to get moving.)
Slows Down Aging: Drinking water is one of the easiest ways to flush out toxins from the body. The less toxins in your body, the more your skin will glow and the younger you will look. Plus, water is a whole lot cheaper than botox.

Of course, it goes without saying that drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated but natural whole juices such as this Carrot Orange Ginger Juice also count towards your daily requirement. (Which, for the record, is half of your weight in ounces. So if you weigh 160 pounds, try to get 80 ounces of water a day.) 

Making Juice At Home

Have you ever made whole juices at home before? I prefer it over traditionally pressed juices because you don’t throw away all of that nutrient-dense, satisfying dietary fiber. Since it’s more filling, you don’t need to drink as much which also helps reduce calorie intake. Win-Win.

To make at home, I use a high-speed blender like my Blendtec Designer 725 and press the whole juice button. Don’t have one? Don’t worry – there will be a chance to win one during the challenge! Stay tuned.

In the meantime, this week I challenge you to stay hydrated by setting a specific, achievable goal. For example, if you typically drink 4 glasses of water a day, your goal this week is to drink 5 glasses a day. If you don’t love plain water, make a big pitcher of flavored water by tossing in lemon wedges, peeled ginger root, fresh mint or cucumber slices. Each day, make it a goal to drink the entire pitcher. And don’t forget, this Carrot Orange Ginger Juice and Dara’s Pink Grapefruit, Pineapple & Ginger Sparkler count towards your goal!

You can do it. Your straw is waiting.

Carrot Ginger Orange Juice

Carrot Orange Ginger Juice

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A bright and refreshing way to start your day, this Carrot Orange Ginger Juice packs a nutritional punch.
PREP: 5 minutes
TOTAL: 5 minutes
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Servings4

Ingredients
 

  • 4 carrots (peeled and cut large chunks)
  • 2 seedless oranges (peeled)
  • 1 lemon (skin removed)
  • 2 inch piece ginger root (peeled)
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 cup water

Instructions
 

  • Place all ingredients in the blender and press the "whole juice" function. Add more or less ice to taste.
  • Pour into two glasses to serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 66kcalCarbohydrates: 16.5gProtein: 1.4gFat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 44mgFiber: 3.7gSugar: 9.3g

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49 responses to “Carrot Orange Ginger Juice”

  1. LadyDee Avatar
    LadyDee

    The recipe states: 4 in carrots (peeled and cut large chunks). Not clear on the number of carrots called for in this recipe. Is it 4 carrots? Or one 4-inch carrot? Or 4 pounds of carrots?

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Apologies for the confusion – just updated the recipe. It calls for four medium carrots. Btw if you love this recipe I think you’ll like this one too: https://thelemonbowl.com/orange-carrot-smoothie/ I make it often!! Enjoy!

  2. Joanne Avatar
    Joanne

    The vibrant color of this juice is enough to make me want to do cartwheels! SO pretty. Lick the glass clean good.

    1. LuisTOM Colon Avatar
      LuisTOM Colon

      I make my with the whole Orange and Lemon skin and all.

      1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
        Liz DellaCroce

        Oooo love that!

  3. Lauren @ Healthy Delicious Avatar
    Lauren @ Healthy Delicious

    This is one of my favorite juice combinations of all time. LOVE adding carrot in with my oranges!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      Thank you Lauren!! Tis the season for bright colorful juices!! xo

  4. Marilyn Avatar
    Marilyn

    I just found ya’ll today. While my challenge is to eat healthy at this time it is to louse weight. I am a water drinker ( along with wine) I know I should drink more (water)
    I am so glad I found you.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      So glad you found us too Marilyn!

  5. ashley - baker by nature Avatar
    ashley – baker by nature

    This post is a perfect read for me right now! I finally convinced C to do a juice cleanse, and we’ve been on it all week. I cannot even tell you how much energy we’ve both had! Granted we’re looking forward to pizza tonight, but I foresee juicing on the regular becoming a thing for us. And this carrot orange ginger juice is such a stunner! It’s on my list.

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      It’s all about balance right?

  6. Faith (An Edible Mosaic) Avatar
    Faith (An Edible Mosaic)

    I just started juicing a few months back and I’m hooked! This gorgeous carrot juice is such a pretty color and I love the combo of flavors you used – I’m definitely trying it!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      I don’t juice regularly but every time I do it makes me feel so good!!

  7. Alida Avatar
    Alida

    This sounds so delicious and refreshing and what a beautiful color! LOVE the hydration challenge…what a great idea!

    1. Liz DellaCroce Avatar
      Liz DellaCroce

      I hope you join us Alida!

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Hey there, I’m Liz Della Croce and I’m thrilled to have you here! My aim is to motivate and ignite your passion for cooking amazing meals for your loved ones.