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January 2, 2010

Beet, Pear & Ginger Juice

The Juice of the day:

Beets, Pear & Ginger

ingredients

I juiced the greens first.

beet greens

Here’s the crime scene:

crime scene

I feel like the theme song for Dexter should be playing!

beet juice splatter

Beet Pear Ginger Juice


  • 2 medium beets with the greens
  • 1 pear
  • 3 inch knob of ginger
  • 1 carrot (not pictured)

This recipe makes enough for two people to have a glass. It was very tasty!  I added a splash of orange juice to my cup later on to make it tangy.  Isn’t that color fab?  I am thinking about doing a weekly juice post.  Sound good?

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  • sammyw

    mmm, juicing is so so good! what kind of juicer do you have? i have been eyeing the champion juicer :)

  • jenny

    would you believe we somehow have TWO major industrial juicers? i get into it in the summertime, and you are right… kind of a big piece to just leave out on the counter/kind of a pain to bust out every time you want juice.

    but you are making me reconsider. SO healthy. those beets are beeee-yout!
    has coops tried any? bet he would love it, but better be careful. that stuff will make for some wicked baby poozers. when i buy the odwalla carrot juice, i have to really limit the intake for dotty- we learned once the hard way. poor bum. i’ll leave it at that.

    but let’s hear it for beautiful fresh juice! gonna have to bust mine out this week.

  • kara

    thanks for the motivation! just busted out our juicer with jackson, i forgot how much he loves putting all the fruit and veggies in! We made two batches of green monster juice – everything we had – kale/spinach/chard/celery/cucumber/carrot, one batch had an apple in it, but the one without was sweet enough with just carrots.

    i love the beets, but read you have to be careful and limit raw beet consumption. more here: http://www.juicingbook.com/vegetables/beet – weird huh?

  • Tracy

    sammyw- I have an omega 1000 http://www.omegajuicersdirect.com/store.php?productID=120 It’s great! and powerful!

    jenny- TWO?!!! Coops tried some beet and was into it- but I didn’t get him to involved as he wanted to put his hand in the juice and I WAS NOT HAVING THAT!!! I will watch out for the carrot- he tried some today and wasn’t that into it. In general, he’s not much of a carrot fan.

    kara- thanks for the info! i’m looking at that site right now. I am so glad I was able to get someone motivated to juice! Especially with their son!! That’s awesome. What are your fave juices?

  • kickpleat

    I’m super jealous of your juicer! I want one, just not the cleanup without a dishwasher. A dishwasher first and then the rest will follow. So I’ll make do with the juices from a local raw shop: beet, apple, lemon, orange and carrot juice. Yum!

  • kara

    We just made fennel and apple juice from this recipe: http://www.wholeliving.com/photogallery/detox-soups-and-smoothies#slide_5

    Except my fennel bulb made a lot of juice so I only juiced one, with two apples, and one small lemon. I loved it, but I love fennel. It was very refreshing. Clay liked it too. Jackson thought it was too sweet, I just don’t think he was a big fan of the fennel. Gotta go clean the juicer again – boo.

  • Adrianna from A Cozy Kitchen

    So literally for the past 30 minutes I’ve been procrastinating and doing nothing but staring and sifting through your juice recipes. And now I’ve convinced myself that I MUST get a juicer. It’s been decided. Lovely posts! Lovely pictures.

  • renae

    what is best way to clean the small blade/graters? brush of some kind?

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