Juicing Recipes for Health: Top 10 Healthy Juice Recipes

juicing recipes for healthI remember the first time I saw someone carrying around a Mason Jar around filled with a thick green looking substance.  Inside was a kale smoothie based off of a juicing recipe that was packed: fiber, vitamins, and all the different types of green fruits and vegetables imaginable. It was in a word, incredible.

There is no doubt that juicing has taken the health world by storm, and you can hardly go a day without seeing someone gulping down a glass full of liquid produce.  If you are looking to quench your thirst through juicing, let’s take a look at the top 10 juicing recipes for health that you can make yourself.

Classic Green Juice

This is a classic green juice recipe.  For some added zing, squeeze in a few drops of lemon, and feel free to omit the ginger if you would rather your juice not be spicy.

You will need:

  • 1 green apple
  • 1 inch knob ginger
  • 5 large stalks celery
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 large handful parsley
  • 5 stalks kale

Pink Lady Juice

If you enjoy juices that are on the fruitier side, this recipe will work great for you.

You will need:

  • 1 pear
  • 1 beet
  • 1 to 2 inches of ginger
  • 1 ½ cups of pineapple cut up into chunks

Veggie Ginger Juice

For some spice action, this is a standard juice that mixes together different vegetables.  This recipe is a great juice for the cold months to warm up your body.

You will need:

  • 3 large carrots
  • 1 beet
  • 1 green apple
  • 4 large stalks of celery
  • 1 large handful of spinach, parsley, or other dark green vegetable
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 inch of knob ginger

Total Health Booster

This juice will give you a gulp of vitamins (A, B, C, E) to fuels your entire body.  It is great for promoting strong bones and younger-looking skin.

You will need:

  • 1 medium apple that is cored and cubed
  • 2 medium soft pears (such as Bartlett) that is cored and cubed
  • 1/2 cup of fresh cherries with pits removed (or frozen and thawed)

Steps:

  1. In your blender, combine the apple, pears, and cherries and blend until smooth.
  2. Strain the juice and thin with water, if desired.
  3. Before you serve, garnish your Health Booster with fresh cherries.

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Antioxidant Supreme

By now, most of us are aware of the power of antioxidants.  This juicing recipe is packed with berries that are bursting with potent anti-aging benefits.

You will need:

  • 1 cup of fresh blueberries (or frozen)
  • 1 cup of fresh strawberries, halved (or frozen)
  • 2 cups of peeled and coarsely chopped mango
  • 1/4 cup of water

Steps:

  1. In a blender, combine all your fruit: blueberries, strawberries, and mango.
  2. Add water and blend until smooth.
  3. Strain juice and thin with water, if desired.
  4. Garnish juice with sliced mango, blueberries, and strawberries before serving.

juicing recipes for health

Energy Upper

Fruit is natural, and the sugars from natural fruit will give you an instant boost.  And with this juice, the electrolyte-loaded coconut water will help to keep you hydrated throughout the day.

You will need:

  • 1 can of lychee in syrup, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup of frozen and thawed sliced peaches
  • 3/4 cups of coconut water (you may choose to use regular water if you do not have coconut water on hand)

Steps:

  1. In a blender, combine your lychees, peaches, and coconut water.
  2. Blend well and until smooth.
  3. Strain the juice and thin with water, if desired.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Immunity Booster

If you are feeling a bit under the weather, this juicing recipe is a vitamin bomb that packs more vitamins than any pill, and will definitely help ward off seasonal colds or allergies.

You will need:

  • 1 grapefruit that is peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 medium oranges to be peeled and cut into chunks
  • 3 kiwis peeled and cut into chunks

Steps:

  1. Combine your grapefruit, oranges, and kiwis into a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Strain juice and thin with water, if desired.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Post-Workout Refuel

If you workout, you are definitely doing what you need to in order to keep your body healthy and strong.  This juicing recipe incorporates protein-packed almonds that will help to build and repair your muscles.  Also, the potassium in the nuts and sweet potato will help to balance your electrolytes and fluids.

You will need:

  • 2 medium oranges peeled and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup of whole and raw almonds
  • 1 small sweet potato that has been scrubbed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 medium apple to be cored and cubed
  • 1/2 cup of water

Steps:

  1. In a blender, combine your oranges, almonds, sweet potato, apple, and water.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Strain juice and add water, if desired.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Detox Juice

For a full-body detox, this juicing recipe is one that is high in fiber with veggies and fruit that will help to keep things moving through your digestive tract.  It is also packed with ginger to naturally calm and soothe your stomach.

You will need:

  1. 2 tablespoons of peeled and chopped fresh ginger
  2. 1 medium beet that has been scrubbed and coarsely chopped
  3. 4 medium carrots that are scrubbed and sliced
  4. 1 medium apple to be cored and cubed
  5. 1 cup of water

Steps:

  • In a blender, combine your ginger, beet, carrots, apple, and water.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Strain juice and add water, if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Summertime Mojito

This summertime juice is a virgin mojito that is fresh, simple, and delicious.

You will need:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 large pear
  • 1 large handful of mint
  • ½ of a lime

Drink Healthfully

Juicing is a great way to (literally) squeeze fruits and vegetables into your diet.  Especially if you typically do not eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, juicing gives you the opportunity to fuel and replenish your body with natural sugars and vitamins.  To discover more delicious greens and real foods, enroll in this course for food recipes for great health.