Everyone loves the combination of apples and carrots. They complement each other so well whether you’re juicing them, roasting them, or enjoying them in a salad. Adding spices to this delicious combination reminds me of carrot cake, but a much healthier version.
Cinnamon is known to help regulate blood sugars, cravings and appetite, and it may reduce cholesterol levels, along with some antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. While nutmeg has its own range of health benefits; It has antibacterial and antidepressant properties, and possibly helps protect against colon cancer. Turmeric and ginger also offer a range of health benefits. This juice has a particularly warming quality, with its fall- and winter-inspired spices.
- 3 large carrots
- 2 apples
- 2 celery sticks
- 1 (1/2 inch) knob fresh ginger
- ¼ inch fresh turmeric (optional)
- 1 pinch cinnamon
- 1 tiny pinch nutmeg
- Wash and scrub the produce.
- Juice the carrots, apples, celery, ginger and turmeric.
- Stir in the cinnamon and nutmeg.
Carrot – sweet potato, butternut squash, golden beets
Apple – pear, pineapple
Celery – celeriac root, zucchini, Swiss chard (silverbeet)
Ginger – dried cayenne, dried ginger, dried turmeric
Cinnamon – dried cardamom
Nutmeg – cloves
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1, 16 ounce (500 ml)
- Nutrition per serving:
Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.