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Tangy Taffy Carrot, Grapefruit And Green Apple Juice

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Quench your thirst this summer with this no-added-sugar tangy juice that is full of vitamins and minerals. Cut 1 lbs. carrots into 1/2 – 1″ pieces. Slice 2 grapefruits into quarters and peel them. Slice 4 apples into halves. Juice and skim the layer of foam off the top OR blend and strain. Lightly mix the juice and refrigerate.

There’s just something about fresh juice… It’s satisfying, sweet, and simple. One of the biggest benefits of making your own juice is that you have control over what goes in it. This Tangy Taffy Juice requires only 3 ingredients, no added sugars, and tons of vitamins! What may be even better than all of that is, it tastes just like taffy! Very sweet and tart, so satisfying.

A Glass-full Of Nutrition

One thing to note about the nutrition facts for this recipe – they are not perfectly accurate.TaffyTangyJuiceNutritionFact

Once the ingredients are juiced most of the fiber is gone which changes the carbohydrate count and therefore, the calorie count. Unfortunately, online nutrition calculators can’t take that into account.

What I can tell you is that this juice is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and contains many other vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients*

  • 1 lbs. raw carrots
  • 2 medium-sized grapefruit
  • 4 small green apples

Directions** (makes about 30 oz.)

  1. Chop carrots into 1/2 – 1″ pieces and slowly add them to juicer.
  2. Slice grapefruit into quarters and peel, slowly add to juicer.
  3. Slice apples in half and slowly add to juicer.
  4. Skim layer of foam off the top of the fresh juice.
  5. Lightly mix the juice and refrigerate.

*Ideally, opt for organic ingredients. However, if that is not possible, thoroughly wash the conventionally grown produce.

**If you do not have a juicer, you can still enjoy this recipe! Simply blend it all in a blender. Press it through a fine mesh strainer until you squeeze out all the juice out. Discard the pulp and enjoy the juice.

Amy Good
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My name is Amy! and I'm a Registered Dietitian that practices a holistic view of health. I like to consider the many different facets of our lives when trying to help others achieve their health and wellness goals.

Amy Good
Expert

My name is Amy! and I'm a Registered Dietitian that practices a holistic view of health. I like to consider the many different facets of our lives when trying to help others achieve their health and wellness goals.