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5 Healthy Green Juice Recipes You Need To Try

By Judith Amondi 4/29/2019 6 minutes

A simple internet search on the health benefits of green juice will astonish you.

Green juices have been linked to numerous health benefits. Some of these include weight loss, an excellent source of nutrition, natural detox, and antioxidants.

Drinking green vegetable juice every day will also help you beat some of the everyday problems. You will get clearer skin and healthy nails and hair, improve bad breath and body odor as well as increase your nutrient absorption.

Juicing recipes are meant to promote wellbeing and encourage sustainable healthy living. Most of these recipes need common ingredients you use in the kitchen and have very short preparation time.

Sure, they don’t have the best taste, but that’s a small price to pay for a lifetime of good health! And once you get into the habit, you get used to the taste!

green juicesSo get your blender ready and start enjoying these 5 healthy green juice recipes

Recipe #1: Spinach, Apple and Watermelon Green Juice

This is by far one of those healthy green juice recipes made today using the simplest ingredients.

Spinach is a great source of iron, calcium, magnesium and has also been shown to prevent cancer. It is also recommended for people with asthma and diabetes in helping to manage and/or prevent the two.

Juicing spinach together with other vegetables and fruits improves the taste and adds on to the health benefits.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup spinach
  • ½ cup diced apples
  • ½ watermelon
  • 300ml water

Instructions:

  1. Add in the diced apples and watermelon
  2. Roughly chop up the spinach and add into the blender.
  3. Add in the water gradually and blend until you get a smooth consistency.
  4. Serve chilled.

This magical green juice is best taken early in the morning or before bed for best results. However, it can still be consumed throughout the day as a way of controlling cravings.

 

Recipe #2: The Tropical Kale, Celery and Lemon Green Juice

It’s all about the citrus authenticity when it comes to this green vegetable juice. The lemons and oranges give a kick to the smoothie by adding some bit of acid.

Lemons are a popular addition to a number of green juice and for good reason. Since time immemorial, lemons have been used as a popular ingredient for weight loss. They also aid in digestion, promote fresh breath and prevent against kidney stones.

Kale, on the other hand, is packed with vitamins, antioxidants and has been known to lower cholesterol. Furthermore, kale has a high fiber content which prevents constipation and other indigestion issues.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 orange
  • 3 celery stalks
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Squeeze the orange and lemon and add in the juices.
  2. Roughly chop up the kale, celery stalks, and cucumbers and add them into the food processor or blender.
  3. Blend until smooth and serve.

Recipe #3: Celery and Broccoli Green Juice

Broccoli is a great source of vitamin K, C, Potassium, and fiber. Whereas broccoli may not have the most savory taste, it is undeniably important for your health.

Additionally, broccoli has been known to protect the body against certain forms of cancer. These include breast, bladder, stomach and colorectal cancer.

Combining it with celery further increases the health benefits. Celery aids in proper digestion. Packed with vitamins, it is also a good source of antioxidants.

Blend these two ingredients together and you have the best green juice recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 4 large celery stalks
  • 1 medium-sized carrot
  • 1 whole broccoli
  • 1 cup of diced apples
  • ½ lemon juice

Instructions:

  1. Add in the diced apples and lemon juice.
  2. Roughly chop up the celery, broccoli, and carrot and add to the blender.
  3. Blend until well mixed and serve chilled.

This juice is best taken in the morning or before bed. You can also use it as a replacement for coffee or in the place of unhealthy snacks.

Strawberry JuiceRecipe #4: Strawberry and Celery Green Juice

Not only are strawberries delicious, but they also treat symptoms of arthritis as well as lower blood pressure. Strawberries have also been proven to protect against cancer.

Combing them with celery will help you boost your immunity and fiber. For the best green juice, always use fresh or frozen strawberries.

Ingredients:

  • 20 fresh strawberries
  • 7-10 celery stalks
  • 1 cup diced apples
  • 1 large cucumber

Instructions:

  1. Add them into the blender together with diced apples.
  2. Roughly chop up the strawberries, cucumbers and celery stalks.
  3. Add some water gradually for a thick and silky consistency.

This is the best green juice recipe for kids. You can use it before a snack since the strawberries add natural sweetness. Always serve it chilled.

Recipe #5: Green Ginger Ale Juice

Having stomach trouble? The green ginger ale is all the medicine you need!

For centuries, ginger has been known to treat a myriad of stomach related complications.

From inflammation, morning sickness and chronic indigestion, ginger is a powerful spice known to combat these and more conditions. It is also used in treating nausea associated with chemotherapy patients.

Additionally, for women with very heavy menstrual pains, ginger is a natural and effective treatment option.

Using ginger together with other ingredients will significantly improve your health and overall wellbeing.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium-sized peeled ginger root
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 3 medium-sized apples
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 lemon

Instructions:

  1. Squeeze in the lemon juice and blend until you get a silky consistency.
  2. Roughly chop up the spinach, celery stalks, apples, cucumber, and ginger and add them into the blender.
  3. Serve chilled.

Which green juice recipe will you be making today?

Healthy eating is a way of life. Making an overhaul of your lifestyle choices equates a longer more fulfilling and disease-free life.

And adding any of these healthy green juice recipes as part of your life can have undeniable benefits. Good health is not hard to achieve especially when the ingredients are so affordable, easy to make and highly nutritious.



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Judith Amondi

Judith has over ten 10 years of experience working as a writer. She has written numerous articles, profiles, and reports for academic, corporate, and nonprofit organizations. Her byline has appeared in the Harvard Business Review with several of her articles being published by the Harvard Business School

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