Saw Orange

by on November 28, 2009

Because I didn’t get enough beta carotene yesterday I decided to have an orange elixir this morning.

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Carrot Cake Juice (inspired by my recent visit to the Milwaukee Public Market)

  • 2 navel oranges
  • 4 carrots (peeled)
  • 1 small knob of ginger (peeled)
  • ground cinnamon, to taste

Put oranges, carrots and ginger through a juicer. Sprinkle with cinnamon, stir and enjoy!

This juice was sweet and delicious – I’m pretty certain it’s my new favorite. If you like juice, I insist that you try it!

With the juice I had a small bowl of oatmeal/oat bran (1/8 each) topped with some left over pumpkin bread.

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And then for dinner I had leftover butternut squash salad. Have I mentioned how much I love roasted b-nut in salad?

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To be honest, I didn’t really measure out the ingredients for this dish when I made it for Thanksgiving, however I’m going to make it again and measure everything so I can share the recipe!!!

Isaac and I went shopping today (not super early with all the crazies) and we got something new that I am super excited about. I’ll post a before and after picture tomorrow. :)

Hope everyone is enjoying their t-day leftovers as much as I am!

-Brittany

PS. The title of my post comes from the title of a “oldie but goodie” song that I enjoy. Any guesses?

{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

VeggieGirl November 28, 2009 at 8:27 am

Gorgeous orange eats!

Can’t guess the song, haha.

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Julie @savvyeats November 28, 2009 at 11:36 am

This juice looks amazing!!

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Nicci@NiftyEats November 28, 2009 at 11:38 am

I’m need to try roasted b-nut in a salad, sounds like a great flavor addition!

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K November 28, 2009 at 1:40 pm

Usually I’m good with musical trivia but this one has me stumped! Can’t wait to see what you bought ;)

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Jessica November 28, 2009 at 1:58 pm

That juice sounds delicious!!!! And mmmm, muffin/bread-topped oats is always a classic. Glad you’re enjoying the leftovers!!

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beokay November 28, 2009 at 2:58 pm

Hi Brittany,
Butternut squash and chickpeas are wonderful. I have you on my blogroll. Please visit mine, I think your blog is wonderful.

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Melissa S. November 28, 2009 at 4:24 pm

yay for orange eats!

can’t wait to see what you got!

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Allison (Eat Clean Live Green) November 28, 2009 at 4:30 pm

I love the idea of butternut squash in a salad – yum!

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Jocelyn November 28, 2009 at 6:27 pm

mmmm I love carrot orange juice! Best ever!

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Pure2Raw Twins November 28, 2009 at 8:41 pm

Wow your carrot juice looks amazing… I have never had carrots and orange together… umm ;)

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BroccoliHut November 29, 2009 at 2:34 am

As a beta carotene worshiper that juice sounds phenom to me!

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Diana November 29, 2009 at 11:38 am

The carrot cake juice looks so vibrant and tasty! I wish I had a juicing machine to make some fun concoctions.

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Kelly from Bridges and Bites November 29, 2009 at 2:52 pm

I wish I had a juicer so I could try all these delicious combinations people write about! And I love love love your thanksgiving meal! Perfect way to prove you don’t have to have meat in a feast!

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Sam (Merit to the Carrot) November 29, 2009 at 3:19 pm

Mmm… beta carotene is the best way to start ones day!

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glidingcalm November 29, 2009 at 5:59 pm

my Dad drinks carrot juice everyday!!!

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Erica November 29, 2009 at 10:22 pm

The carrot juice mix looks so pretty! I put butternut squash in all my salads this weekend and loveeeed it. Totally going to be doing it more often.

As for the shopping- the sales were sort of so so this year. I got a couple tops at banana and 2 running long sleeved tops at Nike. Nothing too exciting! We usually leave with massive amounts of bags.

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Mary July 18, 2013 at 10:37 am

The carrot juice looks yummy.

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