Beet Ginger Juice

 

My juicer has spent many a long dusty months in my basement over the years. I seem to go through phases of using it like crazy, and then abandoning it on a shelf next to the furnace. Right now, I guess I’m on a juicer kick.

red kale, beets and ginger for beet ginger juice

carrots, beets, ginger and apple for beet ginger juice

Maybe it is the constant stream of root vegetables pouring in from my CSA.  Or possibly it is my body crying out for nutrient dense calories. Or maybe it was just one too many heavy hors d’oeuvres cocktail parties instead of eating a balanced healthy dinner over the holidays.

red kale, ginger, carrots and pink lady apple for beet ginger juice

But for whatever reason, I have been whirring up the fresh juice lately. Here is one of my new favorite combos.

Beet Ginger Juice

According to The New Whole Foods Encyclopedia, the primary ingredients, kale, beets, carrots and ginger, are all great for cleansing and tonifying the liver. Go figure.

Beet Ginger Juice

 

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beet ginger juice

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 1/2 cups 1x

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Ingredients

  • 1 sweet tart apple, such as pink lady
  • 1 pound beets, scrubbed
  • 1 pound carrots, scrubbed
  • 1 to 1.5 ounces fresh ginger root (about 2 to 3 inch chunk)
  • 1 bunch kale, chopped and rinsed

Instructions

  1. Cut apple, beets, carrots and ginger into long narrow strips (if necessary) to fit through feed-tube of juicer. Set up catch cup (it will need to hold a quart.) Turn on juicer and feed pieces of the prepared produce through the feed-tube. Alternate kale with large chunks to clear the blade and prevent clogging.


Notes

0 g Added Sugars, 0 mg Cholesterol


Nutrition

  • Calories: 200
  • Sugar: 30 g
  • Sodium: 330 mg
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 50 g
  • Fiber: 13 g
  • Protein: 8 g

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