Simple Green Juice Recipes

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If you’re trying to improve your health, you’re probably already aware of the benefits of juicing. It’s usually correlated with weight loss, cleansing, or detoxing.

I personally think everyone could benefit from juicing, as it’s a great way to get vitamins, nutrients, and enzymes that are usually locked away in the fiber of vegetables into your body quickly. The liquid is easy to digest and easy to consume.

When you are on the go, sometimes it’s easier to drink something healthy rather than eating it.

If you do a little research, you will see that most of the benefits come from extracting the liquids from leafy greens. Green vegetables are low in sugar, and full of essential nutrients your body needs.

Green vegetables won’t spike your blood sugar or insulin the way fruit and sweet vegetables will, so it’s important to ensure you’re getting a good amount of greens into every drink.

Some green juice recipes are listed below. I chose these in particular since it’s easy to find a super sweet and fruity juice recipe, but a little trickier to find greener and more healthy recipes that actually taste good. I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I do.

Kicking Kiwi

Like the taste of kiwi fruit but don’t like the texture of all of the small seeds in the center? Peeling them can also be a pain. Make it simple and throw them into the juicer to liquefy all of that goodness.

Ingredients:

3 kiwis

4 leaves of chard

1 green apple

1 cucumber

1/2 a lemon

1 inch fresh ginger

Instructions:

Wash and chop all ingredients. Pass ingredients one at a time through your electric juicer. Makes 2 small servings.


 The Vitamin C Booster Juicer

Throw away those manufactured vitamin C pills and go natural.

Ingredients:

1 medium fennel bulb

1 ruby red grapefruit (peeled)

1 ½ Granny Smith apples

1 lemon (peeled or unpeeled)

4 celery stalks

2 leaves of chard

Instructions:

Wash and chop all ingredients. Pass ingredients one at a time through your electric juicer. Makes 2 small servings.


Just Greens

Fresh meets are exotic with this blend. The ginger and turmeric suggest an Asian influence, while the dandelion greens are pure summer.

Ingredients:

1 small handful dandelion greens

9 leaves of kale

1 large cucumber

5 celery stalks

1 lemon

4 sprigs of mint with stems

1-inch fresh ginger

1-inch fresh turmeric

Instructions:

Wash and chop all ingredients. Pass ingredients one at a time through your electric juicer. Makes 2 small servings.


Carrots and Greens

A simple recipe that would make even Bugs Bunny jealous.

Ingredients:

1 head romaine lettuce

15 carrots

Instructions:

Wash and chop all ingredients. Pass ingredients one at a time through your electric juicer. Makes 2 small servings.

In love with carrots and greens? Here’s another green carrot juice version with a switch-up in different green ingredients.


Tropical Green Drink

Need a little pick me up? A little more zest? The ginger in this concoction will put a little zing in your step, and it’s also great for clearing up the congestion of head colds. The kale? Well, it doesn’t get any more super-food than that.

Ingredients:

1 cucumber

1 cup fresh pineapple

8 leaves of kale

1-inch fresh ginger

1 lemon (peeled or unpeeled)

Instructions:

Wash and chop all ingredients. Pass ingredients one at a time through your electric juicer. Makes 2 small servings.

What do you like to put in your homemade fruit and veggie beverages? Let us know in the comments! 🙂 🙂

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