This sweet potato juice recipe includes cinnamon, carrot, apple, and more. It tastes like Thanksgiving dessert, only healthier!
That’s right: sweet potato pie juice.
Taking inspiration from a Thanksgiving dessert favorite — sweet potato pie — our in-house chef has created a healthy juice recipe that tastes like dessert in a glass.
Stash your pie tin away, break out your juicer, and prepare for one of the tastiest juices you’ve ever tried.
Before we get into the ingredients and instructions, let’s run through the health benefits. Click here to jump straight to the recipe.
Health Benefits of Sweet Potato Juice
Starting with the obvious: this sweet potato carrot juice is vegan, gluten-free, and dairy free.
Every ingredient in this juice is packed with health benefits. But let’s focus just on sweet potatoes for a moment.
Here are 8 health benefits of drinking juice from raw sweet potatoes:
- Amazing source of Beta-Carotene (which converts to Vitamin A in your body).
- Good source of Vitamin C, Vitamins B5 and B6, Copper, and Manganese.
- One cup of sweet potatoes has more Potassium than a banana.
- Includes Iron, niacin, phosphorus, and Vitamins B1 and B2.
- Great for regulating blood sugar.
- Sweet potatoes have cancer fighting properties.
- Promotes healthy hair and skin.
- Aids with adrenal gland protection.
(See more sweet potato nutrition facts here.)
Though they are the star, sweet potatoes are just one of the juicing ingredients. Benefits from the other ingredients include:
- Carrot juice: Boosts immune system. Promotes stronger vision and brain function. Lowers cholesterol.
- Apple: Supports hydration. Good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, potassium, and more.
- Ground cinnamon: Loaded with antioxidants. Has anti-inflammatory properties. Lowers blood sugar. Helps fight infections.
- Fresh ginger juice: Improves digestion. Relieves pain. Controls high blood pressure. Promotes healthy skin and hair growth.
- Lemon: Supports hydration. Good source of Vitamin C. Promotes healthy skin. Aids digestion. Supports weight loss.
- Nutmeg and clove: Contains powerful antioxidants. Anti-inflammatory properties. Antibacterial properties. Contains important nutrients.
(Note that these are not exhaustive lists.)
Equipment note: We used the M-1 commercial juice press to make this juice recipe, but you can use pretty much any type of juicer. Just keep in mind that the quality will always be higher when using a juice press.
Learn more about the industry-leading commercial juicers we use to make our recipes.
- aids weight loss
- supports immune system
- lowers blood sugar
- promotes healthy skin
- improves digestion
- cancer fighting
- reduces inflammation
|sweet potato||6.56 oz||186 g||1 1/2 medium sweet potatoes|
|carrot||7.5 oz||213 g||3 1/2 medium carrots|
|green apple||3.75 oz||106 g||1/2 medium apple|
|red apple||3.75 oz||106 g||1/2 medium apple|
|lemon||0.375 oz||11 g||1/10 of a lemon|
|ginger||0.328 oz||9 g||1 inch chunk ginger|
|ground cinnamon||0.1 oz||3 g||1 large pinch|
|ground nutmeg||0.02 oz||0.6 g||1 small pinch|
|ground clove||0.02 oz||0.6 g||1 small pinch|
Wash and weigh all produce, making sure to scrub the sweet potatoes in a sink to remove any dirt.
Quarter the lemon (leaving skin on) and place directly into the press. If you don’t have a juice press, peel the lemon and juice with the rest of the ingredients.
Juice all fruits and veggies.
Whisk the spices into the juice.
If you like turmeric, toss a pinch of that in as well!
Want some extra creaminess? A splash or two of coconut milk will do the trick.
Want even more nutrition? Toss in some leafy greens like kale or spinach. The taste won’t be impacted too much (but the color won’t be as pretty).