Juice Recipes for Health

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Are you caught up on the latest juicing craze? Regardless making homemade juices are a great choice for those wanting to take control of their health. Homemade juices are healthier than store bought as you can control what ingredients are being used and nothing unnecessary is added. It’s a great way to use those fruits and vegetables are ripe and ready to use. I’ve come up with some of the best combinations by throwing in everything on the container that needs to be eaten today into the juicer. It also a great way to eat fruits and vegetables you may not enjoy on their own. All of these recipes require a blender or juicer. Stay hydrated and filled up on nutrition with these delicious juice recipes. 

Cucumber Mint Cooler

Cool off with cucumbers, lime, celery and mint.
CALORIES: 69.5  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 3g  |  CARBS: 17.7g 

Whole Fruit Juice

CALORIES: 159.8  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 41.3g

Watermelon and Lime Juice

CALORIES: 105.1  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2.1g  |  CARBS: 24.6g

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juice

CALORIES: 125.1  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.7g  |  CARBS: 31.4g
Beet Juice

A healthy juice to cleanse and nourish you.
CALORIES: 158.1  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 38.8g
Apple Carrot Cucumber Ginger Juice

Buy a big bag of carrots and apples and you’ll have juice for the week.

CALORIES: 76.1  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 18.6g

Live Green Juice

Get your green vegetables with this blend of Swiss chard, celery, spinach and cucumbers.

CALORIES: 47.2  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.4g  |  CARBS: 11.6g

Blueberry Cantaloupe Juice

CALORIES: 142.2  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 36g 

Veggie Delight Juice

CALORIES: 103.8  |  FAT: 1g  |  PROTEIN: 5.1g  |  CARBS: 22.2g

Tomato and Vegetable Juice

Better than your store bought vegetable juice.

CALORIES: 121.9  |  FAT: 1.5g  |  PROTEIN: 6.7g  |  CARBS: 26.2g

Romaine Cilantro Avocado Watermelon Nectarine Strawberry Chia Lime Juice

Get lots of potassium, vitamins A and C, and folate with this juice.

CALORIES: 66.5  |  FAT: 3.8g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 8.5g 

Another great juice recipe is this mean green juice recipe.

Drinking the juice of fruits and vegetables means consuming their water and much of their vitamin and mineral content; however, the pulp, or fiber, which also has many health benefits, is removed. For this reason the nutritional information may be different based on the juicer.  Read "The Truth about Juicing and Your Health" for more information.

Do you juice? What is your favorite combination?

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