We always feel a little bit guilty post juicing adventure: we’ve got a tall glass of greens, roots, citrus and fruits, but what about all that left over juice pulp? Such a shame to waste all that veggie goodness, right?
We knew that wellness pro James Colquhoun of Food Matters would have some great ideas for us, but we didn’t expect the recipes and DIYs he threw our way. Pancakes? Skincare? Guacamole? Try these ten beyond-easy tips on what to do with juice pulp the next time you rev up your juicer…
Juicing is an incredible way to get more nutrients into your day, in an easily digestible, delicious form. But when you’re juicing regularly like us, you end up with a lot of pulp leftover!
Instead of tossing it away, benefit from all that fiber and leftover nutrition by reusing it. We like to get a little creative in the kitchen and come up with all kinds of ways to use the juice pulp. Here are just 10 of our favorite ideas:
10 Great Ideas For Using Leftover Juice Pulp
Soups + Smoothies
Add to a soup or smoothie to thicken and boost fiber and nutrient density.
Use fruit or vegetable pulp to add flavor, texture, and moisture to pancakes.
Dips + Spreads
Make a dip such as guacamole and mix in your vegetable pulp.
Mix pulp into baked goods like muffins, cakes, bread, dehydrated or baked cookies, and granola bars.
Dehydrate and make trail mix with raw nuts, seeds, and dried fruits.
Burgers + Fritters
Use in homemade veggie burgers or fritters. Pulp adds moisture, flavor, and nutrition.
Use in DIY skincare recipes like scrubs, masks, and soap.
Add to saucy dishes such as bolognese or stews.
Mix the pulp into a juicy fruit salad.
Add vegetable pulp into your morning omelet for a tasty veggie boost.
For more tips and suggestions on how to use juice pulp, head on over to Food Matters by clicking through here!