This Orange & Carrot Juice is a refreshing and healthy juice recipe made with fresh oranges and fresh carrots. The perfect juice for breakfast or an afternoon pick-me-up that is packed with vitamins and minerals.
Why You Will Love This Fresh Juice Recipe
This healthy juice recipe is a great way to get a boost in hydration, as well as a boost in nutrients and minerals. It uses fresh fruit and vegetables so it is full of fresh, vibrant flavor and it is a great way to ensure you are consuming a healthy amount of fruit and vegetables each day.
It is also a great way to use up some fresh produce that may have been sitting in your fridge for a while. Ever tried a juice cleanse? We wrote a post all about squeezed juice cleanses. Read about it HERE.
Can We Drink Orange & Carrot Together?
Yes, yes, and yes! Orange & carrot flavors work incredibly well together. The zesty, vibrant orange combines beautifully with the earthy, sweet carrots. This orange and carrot juice is mildly sweet and is well balanced in flavors.
Does Carrot Juice Reduce Weight?
Carrot juice is great for weight loss. It has an incredibly high fibre content which helps you feel fuller for longer. A glass of carrot and orange juice only contains about 200 calories and tons of health benefits.
Is It OK To Drink Carrot Juice On An Empty Stomach?
Carrot and orange juice can be enjoyed any time of the day. I love kicking off my day with a fresh breakfast juice but carrot juice has also been shown to help with sleep. So really any time-of-day is perfect. Drinking carrot juice on an empty stomach is really good for you as your body will absorb more of the nutrients much faster.
Is Carrot and Orange Juice Good for you? - The Benefits of Orange & Carrot Juice:
Fresh Orange Carrot Juice offers many health benefits. Orange juice is loaded with Vitamin C and carrots give lots of beta-carotene, as well as B-vitamins, potassium, and other minerals. Beta carotene does wonders for the body and helps to fight off disease-causing free radicals.
Along with high levels of vitamin C, carrots and oranges also contain Vitamins A, B, E, and K, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. They have been found to fight inflammation, relieve congestion, and protect eyesight and brain function among many other health benefits.
Carrots are incredibly good for you. They keep your liver clean, improves your skin and even has cancer fighting properties. To find out more read my post on 10 Reason To Drink Carrot Juice Everyday.
How To Make This Fresh Carrot Orange Juice
This juice is so easy to make and contains just two simple ingredients: fresh carrots and fresh oranges. Both the ingredients are prepared and then placed in a juicer. I find this juice best served cold, but it can also be served immediately. Just pour it into a glass and enjoy!
Alterations or Substitutions: This juice can easily be adapted. You can make this juice recipe a bit sweeter by using more oranges or adding in fresh apples. Or you could add celery to it to get more vegetables in. Ginger is also an optional addition as it adds a zesty kick which works perfectly with the oranges and carrots. Fresh ginger also adds in even more health benefits which is always a good thing!
More Healthy Drink Recipes To Try:
- 8 medium carrots
- 8 medium oranges
- 1 knob fresh ginger (optional)
- Cut the tops off the carrots and peel the oranges.
- Place the prepared carrots and oranges in a juicer.
- Once juiced, refrigerate or serve immediately.
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