Juicing Recipes

Many people balk at the idea of drinking green juice. But then, many who try often overdo it on the greens at first. It takes your body and taste buds a little while to get used to green juices. This is a great starter green juice to try for the fearful.

Apples provide sweetness, while the romaine lettuce provides a gentle way to get in your greens for the day. If you like it, you can double the lettuce for an even more healthy green juice. It’s important to try to get in about 1 to 2 pounds of greens per day and this might be the answer you were looking for.

As far as health benefits, apples are full of important vitamins and minerals that we all need for health such as zinc. Many people suffer from zinc deficiencies without even knowing it and eating green apples will help lower this chance substantially. The really interesting thing about green apples in particular is that they are more likely to be grown close to you than the red delicious variety so the environmental impact is lower, as are the pesticides needed to grow them. Continue reading

Delightfully DeliciousMany ingredients, such as herbs are often overlooked when making juice. But herbs like cilantro and parsley can also be juiced with great results. These herbs offer amazing health benefits. By juicing them, you can get more of their health benefits due to using a larger quantity.

Cilantro, for instance, is a powerhouse of vitamin A, C and protein. It also has a good amount of folate, potassium, manganese, choline, lutein, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene. Parsley is an immunity booster and can help flush toxins from your body. It’s also high in folic acid which is really good for heart health.

This juice is not only delicious, but it’s delightfully healthy too. Continue reading