These 10 simple homemade juice recipes will have you on the road to better health for you and your children.
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Our kids LOVE to make juice! (ps- this is the juicer that we have although I kind of wish that we had this one! haha! ) Either way- you can make these juice recipes and I think that you will find that it is easier than you thought!
Juicing is a great way to add the full nutritional benefits of raw fruits and vegetables into your diet, but it’s hard to experience what juicing has to offer if you can’t find blends you like.
Effective juicing is all about combining the strong flavors of nutrient-rich greens with the sweet taste of delicious fruits to create drinks that are both good, and good for you.
These beginner-friendly juice recipes make common favorite fruits the star of the show for approachable and refreshing blends virtually anyone will enjoy.
10 Juice Recipes to Make at Home:
1. Green Light Juice
This blend is packed with the leafy greens most people should be eating, but tend to avoid because of their acquired taste. To make this easy introduction into juicing, simply process four large handfuls of spinach, one large leaf of kale, one large cucumber, half a peeled lemon, one apple, and one small carrot.
2. Pineapple Twist Juice
The sweet and juicy profile of pineapple gives it a dominating nature that makes it ideal for masking the strong flavors of vegetables. Start with half a cup of freshly cut pineapple chunks and add one medium green apple along with half a cucumber, half a bunch of cilantro and six leaves of kale with stems and blend until ready to drink.
3. Active Apple
Apples make great juicing ingredients because of their sweetness, which offset bitter flavors, while lemon adds an inviting citrus kick. Apple lovers are sure to crave seconds of this delicious blend, which combines two medium apples with one peeled lemon, three stalks of celery, two large carrots and five-10 stems of fresh parsley.
4. Bluto’s Bane
Popeye the Sailor Man has long demonstrated the positive effects of spinach, and adding it to a juice recipe is a great way to maximize its benefits in your diet. To create this juice blend, process six cups of baby spinach together with one whole lemon, three small apples, one-third of a cucumber, eight leaves of Romaine lettuce and a small chunk of ginger.
5. Emerald Warrior
This intensely tasty drink is sweetened with a blend of fruits for a powerful force of nutritional benefits. It combines six cups of spinach with two medium apples, two whole lemons, two peeled oranges and a small chunk of ginger to create an irresistibly sweet drink that delivers the green.
6. Morning Energy Booster
This crimson blend includes beet for enhanced bodily function, and although it has a strong flavor, its sweetness makes it a perfect addition for a morning energy booster. Start by processing one medium beet along with one large red apple, a few stalks of celery and one whole lime and experience the health benefits this tangy blend has to offer.
7. Viridian Dew Juice
This blend combines the powerful nutritional benefits of kale and spinach with plenty of sweetening fruits to entice even the most skeptical beginner. Start with six large leaves of kale and one cup of spinach, then add 12 strawberries, two green apples, one whole lime and a handful of fresh mint.
8. ABC Juice
This kid-friendly juice blends the sweet flavors of apple, beet, and carrots create a delicious purple drink that children of all ages will enjoy. One small, cored apple, four carrots and one cup of beet chunks served over ice are all you need to get the entire family on board with juicing.
9. Camouflage Green Juice
There’s no better way to ensure everyone eats their vegetables than by making them effectively invisible to the taste, and that’s what this beginner-friendly blend is all about. To create this blend, combine one cup of pineapple chunks with six cups of spinach, one stalk of celery and one large, peeled tangerine and chill for an hour before serving in an ice-filled glass.
10. “Ginger Ale” Juice
This fizzy blend is a great alternative for soda addicts. It brings together an inch-thick slice of fresh ginger, two medium parsnips, and two medium, cored pears to process in a juicer. When the mixture is blended, separate it into four serving glasses and add four ounces of carbonated water for that signature effervescence.
Juicing can deliver a range of dietary benefits, but it only works if you actually drink the juice. Fortunately, there are a number of delicious juice blends that anyone can test the waters with before embarking on their journey of juicing.
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