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Big C Juice

July 22, 2013

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For my birthday earlier this year, my parents banded together and bought me a Hurum slow juicer. I’d been aching for one for so long before I finally got this gift that keeps on giving, and we have definitely been making good use of it! I try to make a pitcher of juice every week and replace most breakfasts with a nice, cool, glass full. We haven’t gotten too adventurous yet with the juicer, but it does come with a very thorough recipe book that includes everything from baby food (no rush there!) to making crackers with the pulp.

Last week I was feeling a bit under the weather, and took a day off from work to recuperate. It worked out perfectly that I’d already bought the ingredients for carrot-orange juice, because a boost of C was just what I needed!

I decided to call this juice “Big C” because last week I was also really caught up watching all 4 seasons of the show The Big C, and as you can imagine, a sick day provided ample couch-time to dive right through season 2 (which was my favorite season as well). So, in honor of a pretty great show this juice is brought to you by the letter C!

 

Big C Juice

  • 3 jumbo carrots, or 6-8 regular sized carrots, cut into 1-inch chunks (the Italian Market had those ginormous ones so I figured I’d give them a try!)
  • 1 head napa cabbage, sliced
  • 3 oranges, peeled and sliced into wedges
  • 2 pears, cored and sliced

Feed all ingredients into your juicer, alternating some moister ingredients (like the oranges) with the cabbage to avoid the pulp shoot getting jammed. Keep in the refrigerator, sealed in a pitcher or jar with a lid. Enjoy!

9 Comments leave one →
  1. July 22, 2013 11:12 pm

    Looks scrumptious — love your beautiful photos!

  2. July 23, 2013 5:41 pm

    Reblogged this on Ideas by Katherine.

  3. July 23, 2013 6:36 pm

    Am glad stopping by …. great job :)

  4. July 23, 2013 9:50 pm

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  5. July 26, 2013 4:55 pm

    Reblogged this on fart Proudly.

  6. The Veggie Girl permalink
    August 1, 2013 8:43 am

    This looks delicious! I absolutely love juicing, and will have to try this recipe. Thanks!

  7. August 5, 2013 4:07 pm

    Hey! :) Just to let you know I enjoy you Blog very much and I have nominated it for the Sweet Blogging award! :D Here it is: http://carolinneworld.wordpress.com/2013/08/05/the-super-sweet-blogging-award/ congrats and keep it up, I love reading your posts! :)

  8. A Taste of Brazil permalink
    August 14, 2013 11:12 am

    A great feel-good juice that I make is 1 apple, 1 cucumber, 2 celery stalks, 1/2 lemon. Delicious!!!!!

    I’m going to make this juice today. Seems perfect for a cold and rainy day!

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