Juicing Recipes for
Health using Vegetables, Herbs and Fruit
Juicing recipes using
and fruit at home for healthy living. See vitamins and health benefits
of juicing vegetables.
Why is juicing vegetables and
fruit important to our health? Vegetable and fruit juices are
the "blood' of the plants. The green magic of chlorophyll is one of the
best healers we can have, especially for those that suffer from
colitis, stomach ulcers, liver and gall bladder difficulties.
All fresh juices have marvelous healing
powers, not only for their vitamin and mineral content, but for that
'life blood' that has been formed through the energy of the sun, soil,
air and water.
JUICING RECIPES FOR VEGETABLE JUICES AT HOME FOR HEALTH
If you have your own
garden, or you
want to grow vegetables, you will have
access to fresh,
grown vegetables that are ideal for juicing vegetables at home.
Sometimes, when we have a glut of vegetables we don't know what to do
with them. Of course we can do some home
canning, but we can also
our vegetables straight away with cooking them, or of course drinking
If you don't have your own garden, then
head down to your local farmer's market, and select the
vegetables you can find for juicing vegetables and making your own
The younger the better;
the leaves should be dark green, celery
should be heavy and tender, and carrots
should be dark and golden. Apples
should be ripe and juicy. Not matter what you buy, it should be fresh.
Wash everything carefully, but do not soak any vegetables in water, as
it will leach out vitamins B and C. Simply wash under running cold
water. Do not peel carrots and other root vegetables. Simply scrub and
cut in pieces small enough to fit into your home juicer.
When creating your juicing recipes, never
allow your juice to touch tin, lead or aluminum. Use only
plastic, stainless steel or glass as these materials will not affect
the color, taste or chemistry of the juices in any way. As soon as
your vegetables are clean, work quickly to put them into the juicer and
drink the juice soon after it is made. If you have made extra juice, be
sure to put it on ice and cover.
REMOVING POISONOUS SPRAYS FROM VEGETABLES BEFORE JUICING
If you are forced to buy your
vegetables from a supermarket, one is never sure what they have been
sprayed with. This is especially so when they have been flown into your
country from 3rd world countries.
Before juicing vegetables that are
store bought it is therefore wise to wash your vegetables and fruit
with the following solution - From your chemist or
pharmacy buy one ounce of chemically pure hydrochloric acid and pour it
into 3 quarts of water.
This will make a 1% solution and is
harmless. Put this solution into an earthenware crock. It can be used
for a week or more. Simply place the vegetables into the solution for
five minutes; then remove and rinse with ordinary water. This will wash
away any harmful pesticides that were on your vegetables.
Scrub young beets, or beetroots as some people call them, and put them
through the juicer. This makes an extremely beautiful wine-red juice,
which unfortunately tastes very unpleasant. Therefore only small
amounts of beet juice can be used. Take 2/3 of canned pineapple juice
and 1/3 beet juice for a very pleasant drink.
very rich in the vitamin B folate. It also contains some vitamin C.
colorful root vegetables contain powerful nutrient compounds that help
protect against heart disease, birth defects and certain cancers,
especially colon cancer.
Juicing Recipes - The
dark California carrots make the most delicious juice. Extra juice
should be covered and refrigerated at once. Adding a few drops of
orange juice will prevent the juice for losing its golden colour.It can
be mixed with practically all other juices and makes them tastier.
Juicing Recipes - 1/2
Cup of carrot juice and 1/2 cup of milk makes one of the finest
'build-me-uppers'. It is rich in vitamins and double rich in calcium.
The natural sugars will given an immediate lift.
Vitamins - Drink
carrot juice to your heart's content unless your waistline is out of
bounds. Remember, a glass of carrot juice contains about 2 teaspoons of
sugar. Besides that, carrot juice is rich in vitamins A,B,C, and B2,
plus a good combination of minerals, calcium, iron and even iodine.
Health Benefits - Carrot
juice is ideal for irritated stomachs and intestines. By adding some
ginger, and apple juice to your carrot juice you have a detoxifier that
will boost your system.
Juicing Recipes for Cabbage
Juicing Recipes -
Pick young cabbage as this will make a sweet-tasting, light-green
juice, but a few dark leaves should be added for the healing power of
chlorophyll. 75% cabbage juice and 25% celery juice, 75% cabbage juice
and 25% tomato juice or 75% cabbage juice and 25% carrot juice all make
Vitamins - Cabbage
contains vitamins A,B,C and U, which is only found in cabbage.
Health Benefits -
Dr.Garnett Cheney proved in the 1950s that drinking a quart of cabbage
juice over the day, could heal stomach ulcers in 2 - 3 weeks. The quart
was divided into 5 equal portions and consumed every day. You should
get the same results by making it more palatable by using the recipes
Juicing Recipes for Celery
Juicing Recipes - Celery
juice mixed with a few drops of lemon or grapefruit juice adds to the
flavour and prevents the juice from turning dark. Celery juice can be
mixed with many other juices. It can be mixed with cabbage juice, for
example to help cure stomach ulcers. See below.
Vitamins - Celery
juice contains vitamins A,B,C and some E, and also the minerals sodium,
potassium and chlorine.
Health Benefits - Celery
is a natural digestive and one of the best appetizers. The darker green
outer stalks have more healing properties as they contain more
chlorophyll. However, do not use too many of the dark outer leaves as
this can make your juice very bitter.
tender, unpeeled cucumbers into strips and put through the juice
extractor. The juice itself is flat-tasting and must be mixed with
apple juice, pineapple juice or carrot and celery juice.
contain vitamins A, B and C plus chlorophyll and many minerals. Health Benefits
are believed to have flushing actions upon the kidneys and the juice is
recommended in reducing and cleansing diets. Add some apple juice and
celery juice to your cucumber juice and you will reduce your
cholesterol, get rid of an upset stomach and get rid of headaches.
orange juice and some ginger to your cucumber juice and you will
improve your complexion, as well as reduce body heat. Ideal for those
who sweat a lot.
Peel tender young rhubarb, never
use the leaves
(raw or cooked) as they contain oxalate which can be poisonous, and
wash fresh ripe strawberries, and put through the vegetable juice
extractor. 2/3 rhubarb and 1/3 strawberries make a good
combination. Sweeten with 2 teaspoons of honey.
Juicing Recipes - Mix 1 tablespoon of black treacle
into a glass of fresh rhubarb juice. One glass per day for two week
makes and excellent tonic for your liver.
Vitamins - Rhubarb is high in vitamin A, K, some C
and vitamin B folate. Also high in potassium and calcium, with some
magnesium, and phosphorus, among others.
Health Benefits - In tests with orange juice,
grapefruit juice and cranberry juice, it was found that rhubarb juice
contains a protective element for the teeth. It has also been found to
help stave off some cancers, lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol
and diminish the occurrence of hot flushes.
Juicing Recipes for Spinach
Juicing Recipes -
flavour of spinach juice is rather sharp and so therefore should be
blended with other mild tasting vegetables. It goes very well with
carrot juice. Equal parts of spinach, celery and carrot juice makes a
very pleasant combination.
Vitamins - Spinach
juice contains vitamin A, some B and larger amounts of vitamins E and
B2. There is also a fair amount of the minerals potassium and iodine.
Health Benefits - The
chlorophyll in spinach and all dark-green juices makes them valuable as
Juicing Recipes for Parsley
Juicing Recipes -
Parsley juice, like spinach juice is very strong on its own, and should
really be used in moderation with other juices. Therefore mixing carrot
juice, celery juice and a little parsley juice is ideal. In fact, you
can make a habit of adding parsley juice to any of your vegetable juice
Vitamins - Rich in
chlorophyll, parsley really is four-star vegetable. It is the richest
source of vitamin A among the vegetables and contains some vitamin B,
much vitamin C and even a small amount of vitamin E. Parsley contains
many important minerals, especially iron.
Health Benefits -
Parsley juice is a tonic for your eyes. It helps to safeguard against
eyestrain, fatigue and night blindness. It also counteracts against
dryness and roughness of skin, giving your skin a warm natural glow.
Juicing Recipes for Watercress
Juicing Recipes -
both the stems and the leaves. Straight watercress juice, because of
its sulphur content, can become an irritant and therefore should be
mixed with tomato juice and never drunk on its own.
Vitamins - Again,
dark green liquid, like spinach and parsley juice, is full of
chlorophyll. It is a good source of vitamins B1 and B6, E and K. It is
also full of minerals, including iodine.
Health Benefits - If
you have a thyroid problem, any juice that is rich on iodine, but
especially watercress, is an essential food for a well-balanced,
smoothly functioning thyroid.
Juicing Recipes -
Peel your tomatoes by blanching them first in hot water, until the
skins can be removed. Slice and add to the juicer. It can be flavoured
with lemon juice and a dash of vegetable salt to make it a delicious
appetizer. It can be drunk on its own, but is also nice to mix with
Vitamins - There is
plenty of vitamin A and C in tomatoes, along with some vitamin B and E.
It is also a source of iodine and a powerful anti-oxidant;lycopene.
Health Benefits -:
Because of the presence of iodine, drinking tomato juice is also good
for people who want well-functioning thyroids. It also contains the
antioxidant lycopene which indicates that tomatoes help fight against
some cancers and aid in preventing heart disease.
Add some carrot and apple juice to your
and you will improve your complexion and help to eliminate bad breath.
Well, we hope that you have enjoyed
reading our page on juicing vegetables and feel inspired to follow a
healthier diet by drinking your vegetables! We really don't get enough
vitamins from cooked vegetables as they get destroyed in the cooking
process. Therefore, by juicing vegetables you are drinking all the
goodness of more vegetables than you would normally eat in one sitting,
therefore maximizing the goodness and benefits just by drinking one
glass a day.
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beetroot superdrink Not rated yet I am lucky enough to have a large allotment,therfore I grow all my own organic veg.
My beet drink is simple;
2 medium beets
good handfull of spinach …
My Favourite Fruit Juice Not rated yet Sounds delicious. My favourite fruit juice is 2 apples, 2 oranges, 4 carrots, 2 sticks of celery, and a small nob of ginger.
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My favourite juice combination Not rated yet This is my favourite juice combination.
Wash and peel, 2 carrots, 4 apples, 1 orange and 1 beetroot. Juice and drink immediately. DELICIOUS!