Juicing isn’t just a new fad. Believe it or not, juicing has been around for hundreds of years. This is for good reason, as there are many health benefits of juicing.
With the busy lives that we all live, it’s hard to keep track of the fresh fruits and vegetables that we’re consuming on a daily basis. Let’s be honest for a second, most of us aren’t fans of choking down kale, mustard greens, or dare we say it… arugula in our spare time.
Thankfully, juicing makes it easy to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables in so you can reap all the great health benefits! Vegetable and fruit juices give a calming and invigorating feeling as they are packed with certain nutrients and have the goodness of the whole veggies and fruits. Fresh juices have 95% of the enzymes and vitamins required by the body to absorb all nutrients. Juices are a necessary part of a healthy diet. It’s helpful in a few ways, for example, it can help you get glowing skin, keep your metabolism strong, rejuvenates your body, and improve your immunity.
Remember, wash all ingredients and juice through a juicer. If you don’t have a juicer, blend all ingredients and strain through a nut bag or fine chinois.
1. THE GREENEST OF GREEN JUICES
- 1/2 bunch of kale
- 1 cup spinach
- handful of wheatgrass
- 1 cup dandelion greens
- 1 green apple (2 if you don’t love the ‘green’ taste)
- 1 lemon, peeled
- 3 stalks celery, chopped
- 1 cucumber (peel on if organic, peeled if conventional)
2. BEET APPLE GINGER
- 2 beets, peeled and chopped
- 3 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 1 green apple
- 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled
- 2 stalks celery
3. GRAPEFRUIT GINGER MINT
- 1 grapefruit, peeled
- 1/2 cup fresh mint
- 1 inch fresh ginger (peeled)
4. WATERMELON COCONUT H20
- 2 cups cubed watermelon
- 1 lime, peeled
- 1 cup coconut water (preferably raw)
5. TANGELO TURMERIC
- 2 tangelos, peeled *
- 4 carrots, peeled and chopped
- 1 inch turmeric, peeled
- 1/2 inch of fresh ginger, peeled
*Note: can use any type of citrus you’d like, i.e, orange, mandarin, tangerine.
6. CUCUMBER LEMON CAYENNE
- 2 cucumbers (peel on if organic, peeled if conventional)
- juice of 2 lemons
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
*Note: you may wish to water this down as it is intense, also use straw to avoid acidic lemon on teeth.
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