Kim is a holistic health coach and a toxic-free lifestyle consultant. She obtained her studies from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.
Carrot Juice Recipe
Have you ever tasted a juice so creamy, sweet, and healthy? If you've never had fresh, squeezed carrot juice, you are in for a sweet surprise.
I consider carrot juice to be a perfect base for any vegetable juice recipe due to it's sweet, yet mellow taste. Carrot juice will mask any green taste of vegetables and add sweetness to the overall taste.
Similar to apple juice, carrot juice pairs well with any type of green leafy vegetables such as lettuce and celery. It even plays well with strong and bitter kale!
So whether you're juicing for weight loss, or looking for a way to maximize your intake of vitamins and minerals, check out these delicious carrot juice recipes!
Benefits Juicing Carrots
When was the last time you ate this many carrots? Probably never! Can you imagine all the vitamin A you can obtain through a 12 oz glass of carrot juice?
Carrots are known for the generous amount of vitamins A, C, and calcium.
As for the myth about turning into an ompaloompa with orange skin, that really is just a myth. Vitamin A will help you maintain healthy eyes and skin.
Carrots also have the following nutrients:
- folic acid
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The Best Carrot Juice Recipes
Let's get right to the carrot juice recipes that you've been anxious to try! After all the talk about how beneficial carrots are for your body, I'm sure you're almost about to start drooling.
So here are my favorite carrot juice recipes. Hands down, they are the most delicious and refreshing juices.
Pure Carrot Juice Recipe
How to make carrot juice. Personally, I just love the taste of pure carrot juice. By itself, carrot juice has a smooth sweet taste. It's like sipping liquid butter!
Juicing carrot juice is as simple as it looks. Wash the carrots thoroughly and make sure you cut the top off and discard it. The top is usually where all the toxic impediments are hanging out. It is best to buy organic carrots. You can leave the skin on if your carrots are organic. Otherwise, I would suggest peeling the outer skin off.
If pure carrot juice is a bit too sweet for you, try combining other fruits and vegetables!
Carrot Apple Juice Recipe
Adding an apple can boost your health benefits. You know the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away?" Well I think an apple and carrot a day should be the new phrase! This recipe is a classic, but the ginger gives it that extra "zang."
- 4 carrots
- 2 apples
- 1/2 inch know of ginger
Carrot Juice Recipe with Pineapple, Grapefruit
- 4 carrots
- 1/5 of a pineapple
- 1 grapefruit
Carrot Juice Recipe with Orange, Ginger
- 4 carrots
- 2 oranges
- 1/2 inch know of ginger
Carrot Juice Recipe with Bell Pepper, Parsley
- 4 carrots,
- 1 bell pepper
- handful of parsley
Carrot Juice Recipe with Pears and Celery
- 4 carrots
- 1 large pear
- 3 celery stalks
- Half a lime
- Optional: Substitute celery for stronger tasting greens such as kale, lettuce, cabbage
Carrot Juice Recipe—Ultimate Blood Detox
- 5 carrots
- Handful of spinach leaves
- 4 romaine lettuce
- Handful of parsley
- 2 celery
Spinach has a lot of iron, which is the main ingredient for hemoglobin. Hemoglobin is found in red blood cells and is responsible for carrying oxygen throughout the body.
If you don't have enough iron, that means your body isn't able to produce enough hemoglobin. The result of not getting enough oxygen to muscles is fatigue!
If you want to feel that long lasting energetic feeling throughout the day, drink this green carrot juice.
Comments: Do you have any carrot juice recipes to share?
Cynthia Zirkwitz from Vancouver Island, Canada on August 27, 2019:
I appreciate the different carrot juice combinations that you have included here. I recently bought a new juicer and I have some fresh locally-grown carrots in my fridge, so I am ready to try one of your juices-- the pineapple-grapefruit-carrot juice appeals to me.
Health-inspiring article-- thanks!
Gloria on December 13, 2017:
I have a question... juicing carrots or which ever fruit or vegetable in a JUICER not a blender?
Susan Vargas on February 27, 2016:
Tnx alot for the healthy recipes at 60plus years it's not late to start eating healthy
Valda Napier on February 18, 2016:
I have begun to juice carrots because I am trying to kill a small tumour. Love all the other combinations. Thank you.
Kim Lam (author) from California on November 18, 2015:
Magic Bullet works great too. Hope you like the variation with pineapple or grapefruit, it balances out the sweetness with a little citrus kick. Enjoy, Glenn! :-)
Glenn Stok from Long Island, NY on November 12, 2015:
I actually use the Magic Bullet to do my juicing. It works well. I make carrot juice a lot, many times with lemon, apples and celery.
You have a lot of interesting variations here that I need to try. I never thought of combining it with Pineapple and Grapefruit. For that matter, I'm going to go make one right now. I've got the carrots and other stuff ready to go in my refrigerator.
Peg Cole from Northeast of Dallas, Texas on November 02, 2015:
Good ideas and recipes for juicing. The idea of carrot juice sounds delicious and paired with the apples, a real treat. Thank you for the instructions.
Colin Garrow from Inverbervie, Scotland on June 14, 2015:
I used to make carrot juice a lot but haven't done it regularly for a while. You've got some interesting recipes here - though I hadn't thought about using spinach leaves before. I'll have to give that one a try. Great Hub. Voted up.
walibooks on May 31, 2015:
Kristen Howe from Northeast Ohio on March 23, 2015:
An interesting hub, Kim. I never heard of or had carrot juice before. Sounds interesting enough to try someday. Voted up!
kevin murphy from Ireland on September 14, 2014:
I have never tried carrot juice in my life but i think i will now thanks to you :) thank you!
Kim Lam (author) from California on January 18, 2014:
Thanks Kathryn, I hope you do get a juicer. And when you do, come back for more recipes. Fresh juice is so awesome and nutritious! :-)
Thanks VanNess- I hope you enjoy the recipes! Take care.
Kathryn from Windsor, Connecticut on January 13, 2014:
I have never made my own carrot juice, but I do like it. Thanks for sharing these recipes with us. If I ever get a juicer, I will remember this.
Have a great day!
Victoria Van Ness from Fountain, CO on January 13, 2014:
I saw this recipe in my inbox this morning and was eager to see it. It sounds just wonderful. I'm going to have to give it a try!
Kim Lam (author) from California on September 19, 2013:
Hi Joanna- carrot soup is wonderful and perfect for Fall season :-)
Joanna Slodownik from New Jersey on September 19, 2013:
I love carrot juice, and I recently tried making carrot soup with addition of freshly made juice - it was amazing - and another great way to enjoy carrots!
poetryman6969 on September 02, 2013:
My wife just got a new blender. I wonder if I dare show her this...
Elizabeth Parker from Las Vegas, NV on August 28, 2013:
This looks absolutely delicious. I definitely want to try some!
Kim Lam (author) from California on March 03, 2013:
DIYmommy- Thanks for stopping by! Enjoy!
Julie on March 01, 2013:
I absolutely love carrott juice, as well! These recipes look great and I will definitely give them a try. My husband and I have talked about drinking more juice, in the coming year. This hub will come in handy now.
George A. Pepper from Philippines on March 01, 2013:
This is good for those people doing a healthy diet.
Kim Lam (author) from California on March 01, 2013:
Thank you CZCZCZ - Enjoy the drinks! Cheers!
CZCZCZ from Oregon on February 28, 2013:
That looks awesome in the top picture, thanks for sharing. I enjoy a fresh carrot juice and will give the recipes you have provideed a try. voting this hub up!