It will also happen to you, occasionally, to forget some vegetables at the bottom of the refrigerator drawer, which are not so fresh and crisp as when you bought them. You find them there, in that anonymous paper bag and while you open it, your curiosity mixed with worry, turns into regret … You never have to despair, there are so many ways to reuse and transform something does not seem to have a future ☺ This is one of the simplest way: a fresh juice. Combine carrots, two apples, one lemon and ginger and you will feel gratified, drinking a good and refreshing juice. Happy for being able to give a creative answer to the question: “What am I doing with this?”.

Ingredients (for 2 people):

  • 20 medium/small carrots
  • 2 apple
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cm of fresh ginger


  1. Wash all the vegetables and fruit well; for the carrots, if they are organic, it is not necessary to peel them perfectly, but it is sufficient to wash and brush them well.
  2. Peel the lemon.
  3. Cut fruit and vegetables into small pieces, removing the seeds of the apple.
  4. With a juice extractor obtain a nice and fresh drink and enjoy for not having to discard your withered carrots.
  5. Furthermore, if you wish, you can prepare a carrot cake using the scraps; here’s the link to find the full recipe: