If a blueberry can protect my heart and an apple improve my memory, what an orange can do for me?
Juicing is a health trend that’s part and parcel of everyday living. It seems like everyone is juicing, but Not every glass of juice is a healthy one. So to make sure you are having a healthy glass, we highly recommend homemade fresh juicing without the added sugar that is sometimes added to the juices you buy. If you are excited about juicing, you should be ready to bite the bullet and invest in your own slow juicer which is efficient in juice extraction.
Below are quick and easy juicing recipes that should get you started on a healthy juicing journey.
Green earth goodness!
Cucumber + Apple + Celery +Pear
- 3 stalks of celery.
- ½ large cucumbers
- 1 medium green apple
- 1 medium pear
Method; Cut all the ingredients and put them in your juicing jug, using your juicer manual instruction start the juicing process.
-Drink immediately or let it chill for an hour or so then indulge.
The immune booster
Orange + Lemon + Ginger + Apple.
Feeling shrank under this heat? Cool your immune system with this refreshing juice combo!
- 2 oranges
- ¼ peeled lemons
- 1 medium apple
- ½ fresh gingers.
Method; Cut into small pieces and juice all ingredients together. Then happily indulge in your well-earned glass of life.
Red is for happiness.
Beetroots + Carrots + Apple
Colour psychology is the understanding and therapy, of how colour can affect your mood, feelings and behaviour. In chromotherapy, red is used to stimulate the body and increase circulation. If you are looking to improve your appetite, this is the right combo juice for you.
- 2 minimum beets
- An apple
- 3 medium carrots
- 1 tablespoon of chia seeds (optional)
Method; Peel and slice into small pieces. Juice all ingredients together.
*In case you added chia seeds let them soak for 5 minutes before use.
Note that juicing fruits or vegetables should not substitute for taking whole foods since our bodies need the fibre that comes with the consumption of whole foods!
By Peris Wangari