Side Note - Not all of these juicy creations come from my brain and I can't take credit for them.
- 4 Apples
- 1 Lemon
- 2 Limes
Recipe from "The Top 100 Juices" by Sarah Owen
- 1 Cucumber
- 4 Celery Stalks
- 2 Gala Apples
- 1 Bunch of Kale
- 1/2 Lemon
- 1/2 inch of Ginger Root
This one came from the movie Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. It has been my go-to juice for the last 2 weeks.
I also like to do variations of this and skip the kale, but add carrots, or do fewer apples and add pears. We've even added romaine lettuce instead of kale.
- 4-6 Carrots
- 1 bunch Romaine Lettuce
- 2 Tomatoes
- 4-6 Asparagus Spears
- 1 Cucumber
- 4 Celery stalks
Sometimes I like to have juice that is only vegetables and this is my go-to juice. It tastes like you are drinking a salad. It's not sweet by any means but the tomatoes and the carrots help a lot.
- While on a juice fast, plan to have a juice every 2 hours
- For insulin regulation, avoid all melons, kiwi, mango, pineapples, bananas and other tropical fruits.
- Apples and strawberries are good for insulin regulation due to the high fiber and low glycemic index rating
- Try to drink your juice right after you make it for maximum nutritional gain. If you make your juice ahead of time, put the juice in an air-tight container
- Juice doesn't keep long, so drink up!
- Mix it up! Try new combinations of fruits and veggies until you find something you like
- I try to keep the juice veggie healthy with a 3:1 ratio of veggies to fruits. This may help with weight loss and regulate blood sugars.
- Shake it up! The juice will settle and you'll need to shake it up to keep it properly mixed.
- Really wash your fruits and veggies! I put mine in the sink to sit in a vinegar bath while I prepare other items and it seems to help get rid of the unwanted dirt and other icky stuff.
Here are the items I buy regularly when I am juicing.
- Gala Apples
- Romaine Lettuce
- Ginger Root (Duh!)
- Beets (sometimes)
- Grapefruit (sometimes)
- Parsnips (sometimes)
- Pears (sometimes)