Juicing Recipes for Super Nutrition

Karen Frazier
Juices

If you're looking for a way to pack in nutrients, particularly vitamins, then juicing is a great way to go. Try these juices for a powerful punch of vitamins with every sip.

Beet, Cherry, and Spinach Juice

This recipe is loaded with antioxidants. It makes two eight-ounce servings.

Ingredients

  • One-inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 2 red beets, scrubbed and trimmed
  • 1 cup cherries, pitted
  • 2 cups spinach

Instructions

Run all the fruits and vegetables through the juicer, one at a time.

Health Benefits

Health benefits of this juice include:

  • It contains the compound gingerol, which is an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and has anti-cancer properties.
  • It is rich in polyphenols, antioxidants that can help fight cellular oxidation in the body.
  • It is an excellent source of vitamin C and iron. When you combine the two, the vitamin C helps your body absorb iron to build blood supplies.
  • It is a significant source of vitamin A, which promotes healthy vision.

Spinach, Kale, and Pear Smoothie

This green superfood smoothie gets mild sweetness from pears and oranges. The recipe makes two eight-ounce servings.

Green juice

Ingredients

  • 2 cups kale
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 pear
  • 1 orange

Instructions

Run each of the vegetables through a juicer.

Nutrition Benefits

This juice is loaded with vitamins, including:

Tart Cherry Carrot Juice

This recipe makes two eight-ounce servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound tart cherries, pitted
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 cup strawberries

Instructions

Juice all ingredients. Add a one-inch knob of ginger if you like.

Health Benefits

Health benefits of this juice include:

  • Tart cherries are high in vitamins C and A, while carrots also contain plenty of vitamin A.
  • Studies show tart cherries are an excellent source of antioxidants and have anti-inflammatory and pain control effects.

Garden Tomato Juice

Whether you drink this juice by itself or as part of a bloody Mary, it's a nutritional powerhouse. The recipe makes two eight-ounce servings.

Tomato juice

Ingredients

  • 3 celery ribs
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/4 cup basil leaves

Instructions

Juice all ingredients.

Nutritional Benefits

Nutritional benefits of this juice include:

Berries and Greens Juice

If you're looking for vitamins and antioxidants, this combination of berries and greens packs a powerful punch. This recipe makes about two eight-ounce servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 pint blueberries
  • 1 pint blackberries
  • 1 pint strawberries, stems removed
  • 2 cups chopped kale
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup parsley

Instructions

Run all ingredients through a juicer.

Nutritional Benefits

This juice's nutritional benefits include:

  • It contains a powerful combination of vitamin C and iron. The vitamin C will help your body absorb iron to build red blood cells.
  • It is loaded with antioxidants.
  • It's also loaded with vitamin A and contains potassium and vitamin B6.

If You Don't Have a Juicer

You don't need to have a juicer to get the benefits of juicing. To juice without a juicer:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend on high until completely smooth.
  3. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, discarding the solids.

Super Nutrition Juicing

Juicing is a great way to add more vitamins and minerals to your diet. With a little imagination, the possibilities are endless.

Juicing Recipes for Super Nutrition