You can consume micronutrients from fresh produce by juicing organic vegetables. Here are 6 of the best juicing recipes for you to get started. All these juices are low in sugar that makes them excellent for wellness, detox and weight loss.

I’ve always been a smoothie girl but over the last couple of years, I’ve grown to like juices too. Sweet fruits are generally high in sugar and cause a spike in blood sugar levels. Therefore, I prefer green juices that have no or little fruits added.

The energy and nutrition from freshly pressed juices are better than a cup of coffee. Since the produce is stripped of its fiber, juices aren’t as filling and should not be considered a meal. Instead, think of juicing recipes as homemade, natural substances.

Juicing Recipes

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Best Juicers

You can find juicers to suit almost every lifestyle and budget. Here are two top-rated juicers that you should consider investing in:

1. Affordable: This incredible juicer is just for $40.
2. Midrange: This wonderful juicer is efficient, easy to use and clean.

Juicing Without a Juicer

The good news is that you can still make fresh, healthy juices without a juicer.

High-quality juicers are often expensive and if you’re just giving juicing a shot, it’s wise to try the juices using a blender.

  1. When using a blender, add all the ingredients to it and blend on the lowest mode/setting.
  2. Gradually, add a small amount of water to keep the blender running smoothly. Puree until smooth. Add as little water as possible.
  3. Pour through a sieve mesh (preferably as fine as you can get your hands on) over a bowl or a mason jar.
  4. Alternatively, you can also use a nut milk bag or a cheesecloth to get a thinner juice.

Best Fruits and Vegetables to Juice

  • Turmeric
  • Ginger
  • Berries
  • Citrus
  • Apples
  • Broccoli Sprouts
  • Wheatgrass
  • Parsley
  • Romaine
  • Spinach
  • Dandelion greens
  • Kale
  • Cucumber
  • Beets
  • Tomatoes
  • Celery
  • Carrots

Veggies to Avoid Juicing

  • Turnips
  • Eggplant
  • Mushrooms
  • Sweet potatoes or potatoes

4 Tips for Healthy Juicing

  1. Opt for organic produce. If you can’t buy organic produce, wash the ingredients thoroughly under running water and peel them.
  2. The pith of citrus fruits is better. Therefore, always peel them.
  3. Avoid removing the stems from herbs or greens. Just trim and wash the bad bits.
  4. Freshly produced juices are made for immediate consumption. However, if you must have them later, they should be stored in the refrigerator and consumed within 24 hours.

6 Healthy Juicing Recipes for Wellness, Detox, and Weight Loss

Here are three delightful juicing recipe combinations to help you get started. They’re packed with phytonutrients and low in sugar.

Try these recipes as they are or go ahead, mix and match to come up with your own unique juicing recipe combinations!

1. Green Juice

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
¼ lemon, peeled
½ cup pineapple pieces
2 large celery stalks
¼ cup parsley
½ bunch kale
1 large cucumber
½” ginger

2. Orange Carrot Turmeric

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
A pinch of black pepper
¼ lemon, peeled
½” ginger
½ turmeric
1 small orange, peeled
4 carrots

3. Roots

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1 apple
½” ginger
¼ lemon, peeled
1 beet

4. Pink Grapefruit

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
6 mint leaves
½ cup pineapple pieces
1 small orange, peeled
1 pink grapefruit, peeled

5. Spicy Lemon Juice Cleanse

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1 ½ cups of water
Stevia, to taste
A pinch of cayenne pepper
2 peeled lemons
½” ginger

6. Popeye’s Punch

Serves: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
½ cucumber
1 beet
3 carrots
½ bunch spinach

Instructions

  1. Set up the juicer and prepare the ingredients you will use. Wash the produce thoroughly and peel everything that’s not organic.
  2. Add all the ingredients of your preferred juice to the feed tube of the juicer. Start with the dry ingredients and then add the watery ingredients so that the ingredients mix properly.
  3. Turn the juicer on and follow the instructions on the package.
  4. You may notice foam on top of your juice. This is completely normal and safe for consumption. If you’re not fond of foam, simply scoop and discard it.
  5. Enjoy your freshly prepared juice so that you can consume all the nutrients.
  6. If you’re saving the juice for later then store it in an airtight jar and refrigerate it for up to 24 hours.

Nutritional Information

Protein: 3 g
Sugar: 13 g
Fiber: 4 g
Carbohydrates: 21 g
Sodium: 71 mg
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Unsaturated fat: 0 g
Trans fat: 0 g
Saturated fat: 0 g
Total fat: 1 g
Calories: 90

In Conclusion

Make the most of nature’s sweet offerings by indulging in spectacular juices that please the eye as well as the palate.

Which juicing recipes did you try and which ones did you think are the best? Tell us in the comments section below!

Healthy Juicing Recipes

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Shristi Patni

Shristi Patni

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Shristi is a content writer and owner of F and B Recipes. When not writing, she can be found reading or trying new recipes.