Uses for Pulp From Juicing

An important byproduct of fruit and vegetable juicing is the pulp that is left over. According to, adding the pulp that is left over from fruit or vegetable juicing can increase dietary fiber significantly in many different food items. In fact, it is the opinion of that many digestive disorders could be significantly lessened by the roughage pulp provides.

Baked Goods

After juicing carrots and apples, the pulp that is left over is a wonderful addition to apple and carrot muffins and can provide a great deal more healthy roughage to them. The fiber content of a traditional carrot cake can also be boosted by adding the carrot's pulp to the recipe. A website for many carrot-infused recipes is For recipes with apple pulp in the ingredients, go to

Gardening Uses

Juicer pulp makes great garden compost. If you toss the pulp into the soil, along with the peelings and cores of juiced vegetables and fruits, the result is garden compost that can help to improve soil structure as well as aid in the soil's water retention capabilities. Also, the pulp mixed in with soil can be a wonderful mulch for your garden and help to prevent excessive weed growth. Fruit pulp can also be used as a tasty treat to birds that frequent your garden.

Red Meat Substitute

Using fruit pulp as a substitution for red meat in a dish is an excellent and inexpensive ingredient. The pulp from tomatoes are a popular fruit for to use as a red meat substitution because of its texture and flavor. Visit for their macaroni mac and Lincoln spaghetti recipes, both dishes are made using tomato pulp.

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