Unless you’ve been living under a rock, chances are you’ve noticed the latest juice craze. Everyone from your next-door neighbors to modern celebrities seems to be glugging down juice each morning to help them get their daily dose of vitamins and minerals or to lose weight. Unfortunately, it’s not enough to drink your standard supermarket orange juice. If you really want to join the juice trend, you need the right equipment.
Today, people are all about DIY juicing – and why not? Having your own system at home means that you can mix up a healthy collection of fruits and vegetables whenever you like! Juicing at home helps you make sure that no unpleasant additives sneak into your mixes, and with cold-pressed techniques, you can make sure that you extract all of the beneficial elements of your fruits and vegetables. Another bonus is that cold-press machines don’t produce much heat, meaning more nutrients and enzymes are preserved than what might be typical for a standard blender. This means you get more of the good stuff.
Here, we’ll show you a couple of cold-press recipes you won’t be able to resist, to help you on your path to a healthier future.
This classic green juice recipe is designed to offer an energizing boost to those who love the cleansing benefits of vegetable juices. That being said, if you’re somewhat new to juicing, you’ll be pleased to know that this blend also comes with a touch of sweetness to help encourage balance. After all, it can be tough to get used to vegetable-only juices at first. This mix is rich in bioflavonoids, iron, and vitamins A and C, can make up to 1 liter of juice, and will last for up to three days in the refrigerator.
If you’re in search of something sweet, spicy, and a little tropical too, this juice could be the perfect solution for you. It comes with plenty of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory rich turmeric root, combined with argan oil and fresh ginger. When blended together, this recipe is perfect for calming upset stomachs, healing all manner of illnesses, and boosting the immune system too! What’s more, because carrots and oranges are rich in vitamins A and C, you could walk away with clearer skin too!
Make sure to add the argan oil last, after all the other ingredients have been pressed.
A slightly different approach to juicing, but one that’s well-worth trying if you have a cold-press juicer handy, this delicious recipe is more energizing than any morning cappuccino, and it’s far healthier too. Again, we’re going to give you enough ingredients to make a liter, so you can share it with friends or drink it throughout the day. When you’re making this mix, remember to blend all of the ingredients except the coffee, which you add last.
Whether you’re nursing a hangover, or you simply want something to warm you up and set your taste buds on fire, this could be the perfect juice. A lot like a bloody Mary without the vodka, this blend is perfect for helping you to get through the day when you’re feeling less than your best. It’s full of essential nutrients like lycopene, vitamin C, water, and more. This pressed juice also gives your senses a spicy kick thanks to the added jalapeno. When you’re feeling sluggish and miserable, that extra spice could be just what you need to bring yourself back to life.
Finally, whether you’re juicing in winter, spring, summer or fall, this juice is perfect for banishing unwanted illnesses to keep you feeling great – no matter what. It contains some of the world’s best superfoods, including celery, apples, and beets. Deep red in color, this juice will help you feel refreshed and healthy whenever you need it most.
Guest post written by Rebekah Carter
Rebekah is a passionate wordsmith and health blogger who spends her time delivering fitness and dieting tips to audiences around the world!
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