Choosing Raw’s Sweet Potato Juice

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It is DAY 19 of "Green Juicing With Omega" to celebrate our AMAZING Omega Juicer Giveaway. Don't miss out on your chance to win one of the three remaining Omega Vert VRT350 Masticating Juicers. I will announce the next winner today on facebook and twitter. Good Luck :)

We are also on DAY 2 of our Winter 3 DAY JUICE CLEANSE guided by Karen Kipp from Power Your Journey. Those of you who are participating with us, thankyou 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 Choosing Raw. You may remember Gena's sensational Beet and Hemp Granola from the "Raw Food Recipes with Excalibur" 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 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! YUMMMMMO!

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
Learn more about Gena Hamshaw from Choosing Raw
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Choosing Raw’s Sweet Potato Juice

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  • 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
  1. Process all ingredients through your juicer (I use an Omega).
  2. Enjoy strained or unstrained. Whatever your preference. 
  3. Serves 1 - 2

Check out Gena's original recipe post
Learn more about Gena Hamshaw from Choosing Raw
Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest

Tip: the best way to grate fresh ginger

Nothing beats a porcelain ginger grater! Just rub the whole ginger piece unpeeled over the grater and you have it ready in literally seconds, Procelain ginger graters are as cheap and chips and so easy to clean. Just place the whole grater under running water and everything runs off. That little piece of kitchen gadget mastery would be in my top ten favourite cooking tools. I have had mine for years and travel everywhere with it. Thankyou Tony!

Tess, I cannot thank you profoundly enough for your kind words and your faith in me. You’re so generous and so kind! Thanks a million for this post, and I’ll be sharing it!!!

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ThankYOU for graciously sharing your delicious recipe with us. You ROCK! xx

I am loving the recipes! Need Blender Juices…my Juicer pooped out on me!

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Yes! This recipe is a winner. You can make this juice in a blender. Just add 1 to 2 cups of water, blend, tweak flavours to taste, then strain.

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