Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch
A simple blend of carrots and ginger may boost your metabolism and provide you the much needed energy you need to get your day started. This Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch is a great way to jump start your day!
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 7 Minutes
• 2 large Carrots
• 1 cup Orange Juice
• 1 tsp Ginger (or a small sliver if using raw ginger)
• 1 tsp Cinnamon (or Nutmeg)
• Add the carrots to the bottom of your blender, then add orange juice, ginger and cinnamon.
• Mix on high for one minute. Check to be certain the carrots are blended.
• Blend for another minute if the carrots are not fully blended
• Pour into a tall glass, and enjoy.
• Makes 1 Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch
Whether you have a daily smoothie or juice blend, the health benefits of carrot ginger juice are undeniable. A simple blend of carrots and ginger may help boost your metabolism and provide you the much needed energy you could need to get your day started.
Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch
Using orange juice is a good way to balance the flavors of the carrots and ginger. Tossing in Cinnamon or Nutmeg not only helps to increase your stamina, but makes it taste great too.
Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch Add-ons
Use this Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch as a base and add in other one or more of these items to increase its powerful punch performance, and vary the taste:
• 1 scoop Protein Powder
• 1 cup Spinach
• 2 Kale leaves
• 1 Celery stalk
• ½ Banana
• ½ Apple
• ½ Pear
Carrot Ginger Juice Power Punch Mise en Place:
Benefits to Eating Carrots and Ginger
The health benefits of carrots are pretty well known, but sometimes we need to be reminded. They pack a huge Vitamin A punch which gives us better vision, especially night vision. Carrots have been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease when eaten regularly. Carotenoids found in carrots are excellent antioxidants and help to fight free-radicals. Not only are carrots high in Vitamin A but they also are a great source of Biotin, Vitamin K, Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
Ginger is also one healthy root that is often used as a spice. You can use Ginger as a powder, fresh shavings, or a concentrated juice. Ginger helps the digestive system, increases energy, and can lower sugar cravings. Ginger can be spicy, so make sure to start with just a half a teaspoon to begin with to see how it affects you. Go up to one teaspoon though to really feel its affect.
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Note: None of this is meant as medical advice. I am not a doctor, and do not play one on the internet. Please consult a physician if you have any questions about juicing and power drink so your doctor can better explain to you the benefits, possible side effects, and any warnings about juicing and power drinks.
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