Green Goodness

Vanilla adds a note of sweetness to this green juice without adding calories. Enjoy!

pure vanillagreen

Ingredients

  • 1 pear
  • 1 cucumber
  • Big handful of spinach (2/3 bunch)
  • Handful of cilantro (coriander) leaves (from 3 to 4 stems) (optional, but recommended)
  • 1/4 lime, peeled
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  • Wash the pear, cucumber, spinach and cilantro.
  • Cut and core the pear and cut into pieces that will fit in your juicer.
  • Run all ingredients except vanilla through your juicer and scrape off foam (if desired).
  • Add the vanilla extract, stir, and enjoy!

Midweek Motivation

Today is the day to let go of the fruit and start making your green juice as green as can be. This juice contains an amazing superfood- collard greens. Super green juice will leave you feeling energized.  Hang on, you can do it, only a few more days until Fri-Yay!

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Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber
  • 3 celery stalks, bottoms removed
  • 3 romaine (cos) leaves
  • 2 collard green (or Swiss chard) leaves
  • Handful of parsley leaves (from 3 to 4 stems)
  • 1/2 lemon, peeled (optional)

Directions

  • Wash the cucumber, celery, romaine, collard green leaves, and parsley.
  • If you need to cut the greenness, use 1/2 lemon. If not, skip it.
  • Run all ingredients through your juicer, scrape off foam (if desired), and enjoy!

Springtime Favorites

Carrots have many wonderful nutrients, but like fruit, they contain a lot of natural sugar. Thanks to their sweetness, they are great substitute for fruit in a green juice-but be careful not to add too many. I love this recipe’s combination of carrots and cilantro.

CarrotCilantroGreenJuice

Ingredients

  • 4 to 5 small carrots, tops and bottoms removed
  • 1 cucumber
  • 4 to 5 kale leaves
  • Handful of cilantro (coriander) leaves (from 3 to 4 stems) (optional, but recommended)
  • 1/4 lime, peeled

Directions

  • Wash the carrots, cucumber, kale, and cilantro.
  • Cut the long stems off the cilantro leaves.
  • Run all ingredients through your juicer, and scrape off foam (if desired).