Thursday, May 15, 2014

Juice for Life! Just because it is green does not mean it is gross!

 We juice often, it helps us keep our busy family strong and full of vitamins. Here are some of our favorites!

Orange Kick in the Pants!
 Carrots-small bunch 3-4
I apple
1/2 cup pineapple
1/2 stick celery

1 apple
1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger root
3-4 carrots

Beet IT!
1 beet
3 carrots
1 apple

Green Smoothies- in a blender or VITA MIX- will make a bunch so cut it down for one person.
1 cup frozen pineapple (or fresh)
1 cup mango frozen or fresh
2 cups raw organic spinach
3/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup water
4-5 fresh mint leaves

GREEN GOODIE- makes an entire pitcher so may have to cut the recipe for one
6 cups fresh organic spinach
1 cup organic strawberries- can be frozen
1 cup organic peaches-can be frozen
2 bananas
2 cups organic orange juice
1 TBSP of chia seed
1 TBSP flax seed
1 TBSP raw honey

Green Swiss ! ( again use less for one person)
3 leaves of swiss chard
2 cups spinach
1 cup pineapple
1 cup orange juice
1 cup strawberries
1 banana

  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 2 medium peaches
  • 2 cups kale, chopped
  • 8 ounces of water

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 1 medium apple, cored
  • 2 cups kale, chopped
  • 8 ounces of water
Juicing and "Smoothing" is supposed to be a wonderful thing. Get some ideas that you love so it can be enjoyed by everyone. If its green it doesn't mean it has to be gross. It can taste amazing if you experiment!

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