Sweet Potato Juice

from Choosing Raw

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Raw
  • Dairy Free
    Dairy Free
  • Gluten Free
    Gluten Free
  • Egg Free
    Egg Free
  • Nut Free
    Nut Free
  • Soy Free
    Soy Free

It's DAY 19 of "Green Juicing" to celebrate our amazing Juicer Giveaway. Don't miss out on your chance to win one of the three remaining Juicers. I will announce the next winner today on Facebook and Twitter. Good Luck :)

We are also on DAY 2 of our 3 DAY WINTER JUICE CLEANSE guided by Karen Kipp from Power Your Journey. Those of you who are participating with us, thank you for all of your wonderful comments in the Facebook group. Please continue to check in and let us know how you are feeling this weekend. We are here to support you, and answer any of your questions.

Today I am sharing this delectable sweet potato vegetable juice from one of my favourite food bloggers, the incomparable Gena Hamshaw from The Full Helping. You may remember Gena's sensational Beet and Hemp Granola from the "Raw Food Recipes" event last year, where I basically professed my undying love for this lovely lady.

I met up with Gena in NYC last year, and she was just as magical in person as she appears on her blog. What makes her so magnetic is her down-to-earth, honest, and authentic way of moving through the world. She remains ever present, sharing her moment-to-moment perspective and experiences in a fluid manner that makes for really compelling reading.

This former book editor, certified clinical nutritionist, and pre-med, post-baccalaureate student at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. has created a warm, friendly, and compassionate community of conscious people interested in healthy living. Gena uses anecdotes about her childhood struggles with eating disorders and IBS, current personal experiences, and delicious vegan and raw recipes to inspire mindfulness in her readers. Having regained her health, vibrance, and balance with the help of a plant based diet, her personal experiences are inspiring.

Check out Gena's Green Recovery Series, where she celebrates the stories of other men and women who have redefined their relationships with food in a positive way with the help of plant-based living. Also read through her lifestyle page and how to get started pages for introductory information about going vegan and raw. Gena is a wonderful writer, contributing countless articles to some of the biggest magazines in America, such as VegNews, O Magazine, Whole Living Daily, and Food52.

Gena also does wonderful work as a nutritional consultant and recipe developer. Last year, she assisted popular D.C eatery Sweetgreen in creating their impressive Sweetpress range of cold pressed juices. One of their popular juice blends containing sweet potato, apple, pear, cinnamon, ginger, and lemon inspired Gena to create this delicious sweet potato, carrot, bell pepper, celery, and ginger vegetable juice that she is sharing today.

If you haven't tried juicing raw sweet potatoes, give it a go. They are so naturally sweet, creamy, and yummylicious. As Gena points out in her original recipe post, juicing extracts the sweetness and micronutrients of the potatoes without the starch. So, it is a wonderful way to get the best out of these nutrient-dense veggies. This recipe is a fabulous Winter immune boosting, cold blasting glass of goodness. Sweet potatoes and red peppers are a wonderful source of Vitamin C and beta carotene, and the ginger makes it warming, making it a perfect cold weather juice.

If none of that grabs you, try this juice for the taste! Oh My. This delectable concoction tastes like a decadent Winter dessert!

Gena, thanks for sharing your scrumptious creation with us.
You are going to be an amazing doctor. xx

Check out Gena's original recipe post
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Sweet Potato Juice

Sweet Potato Juice

from Choosing Raw

Makes two 16-ounce glasses5 MINS
  • 1 small or medium sweet potato chopped to fit through juicer
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 large (or two small) red bell pepper
  • 2 large ribs celery
  • 1 1/2 inch knob of ginger

Process all ingredients through your juicer.

Enjoy strained or unstrained. Whatever your preference.

Recipe from Choosing Raw
Photo by Trent Lanz; styling by Alicia Buszczak


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