A New Orange Juice for Breakfast

Carrot Ginger Pear Juice
By: Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Orange juice for breakfast doesn’t have to come from a store-bought carton, and it doesn’t have to contain oranges! This orange breakfast juice is made up of carrots, ginger, lemon and pear. With carrots as the base, it is just as sweet and satisfying with a higher dose of nutrients than any store-bought juices. While I love a green juice, in the morning I find that a juice with a little more starch helps to get me going. The beta-carotene found in the carrots is a source of potassium that helps keep electrolytes balanced, and some of the starch from both the carrots and the pear help to keep me going all morning long. If you love orange (colored) juices as much as I do, you can find plenty more in the 25 Anti-Inflammatory Juices mini-recipe book.

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  • 8 medium carrots
  • 1 pear
  • 1 lemon
  • 1-inch (2.5 cm) piece of ginger
  • 3 – 4 kale leaves (optional — I left them out because I wanted the pretty orange color!)


  1. Wash all produce well.
  2. Peel the lemon.
  3. Add all ingredients through juicer and enjoy!

Servings: 1

  • Nutrition per serving:

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Isabel Smith, MS, RD, CDN

Isabel is a Registered Dietitian, wellness expert and fitness coach. Isabel has her own nutrition and wellness practice based in New York City, Isabel Smith Nutrition, but she works with clients and corporations both nationwide and worldwide in a variety of areas including skin health, weight loss, gastrointestinal issues and allergies, sports nutrition, general wellness and more. As a Guided Reboot coach, Isabel has helped hundreds juice their way to better health. When she isn’t helping clients achieve optimal nutrition and wellness, she can be found trying and creating new juices and making other healthy recipes, running, cooking, spinning, practicing yoga, and enjoying time with her two Yorkshire terriers. Isabel is also one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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