It is prevalent to bother about the feasibility of putting hard roots/food through your juicer, especially if that juicer was particularly pricey. One of the questions that ensue is whether or not you can put superfood ginger through a juicer.
We’ll answer the question down the line, then outline steps to put the ginger through a juicer and what to avoid.
Ginger is classified as a hard root. It is a highly essential food with a thrill of a flavor and a refreshing taste. This unique tap root hardly goes unnoticed when it brings its unique style to any dish or juice.
Ginger root has so many health benefits, which include but is not limited to:
- It has a high level of antioxidants
- Aids treatment of stomach and digestive issues
- Ginger helps regulate blood sugar level
- Contains anti-inflammatory properties
- Prevents nausea, etc.
These health benefits listed above and many more make it difficult for us to leave the ginger out of our diets. A wonderful and effective way to get a high dose of this wonderful root in my system is by making ginger juice.
So how do we get every bit of nutrition from our ginger as possible?
How do you juice ginger?
Yes, you can out ginger through your juicer. You don’t need any extras; all you need is your ginger and juicer.
The process involved is straightforward and can be accomplished in two simple steps. First, you need to wash the ginger and slice it if you are dealing with organic ginger. If not, you will have to peel the ginger before slicing.
After you slice, feed the pieces into the mouth of the juicer, then start juicing. That’s all you need to do, and the machine takes care of the extraction of the juice and the separation of the pulp from the juice into different containers.
Your ginger juice is best stored in large airtight glass bottles or smaller ones.
Like most fresh fruits and vegetables, ginger juice will stay fresh up to 2-3 in the refrigerator. Also, it can be stored as portioned ice cubes in a freezer, where it can stay fresh for up to six months.
While you are free to dispose of the ginger pulp, it is not useless. You are not advised to dispose of the ginger pulp because it has some more benefits to offer. The ginger pulp can be frozen in ice cube trays and consumed as ginger tea with hot water.
Got ginger tea is a very effective remedy for sore throat.
Ginger, like many other hard roots, can be put through a juicer without any fuss. Some juicers perform better when dealing with hard roots like carrots ginger than with leafy greens like kale.