All posts tagged: fresh juice

Recipe: Beetroot, Carrot, Apple, Spinach, Kale and Ginger Juice

Yesterday morning I decided to put two things to good use – my juicer and that bag of veg I bought when I was spaced out in the greengrocers at the weekend. I walked around the shop five times, basket in hand, hastily placing random fruit and veg in a neat pile. I am quite happy with my selection, though, as I was able to make a really delicious juice before work. Beetroot, carrot, apple, spinach, kale and ginger juice  Ingredients (enough for one) 2 small bulbs of raw beetroot, root chopped off Handful of curly kale Handful of spinach 3 medium sized carrots One apple 1 inch ginger, peeled Method Simply juice everything and enjoy straight away. There’s something so satisfying about creating a delicious and healthy homemade juice. I didn’t eat anything after this until lunch time, which I regretted as I was starving by 11am, but at least I was safe in the knowledge that I had fed my body with nutrients! In the future, I’ll supplement it with something equally as …

Carrot, ginger, apple and celery juice recipe

Trying to be healthy at this time of year just doesn’t work. But it’s a time when we all need to try a little bit harder. Illness is a plenty and most people I know have been hit with the dreaded lurgey over the last couple of months, myself included. I explained how awful I was feeling to a friend over breakfast a couple of weeks ago and she gave me some great advice. Make a fresh juice for breakfast. Not only do they cut down on the calories but they are packed with vitamins needed to keep those winter blues at bay. So the first thing I did was dust off the juicer, buy two huge shopping bags full of veg and set to work. It is best to drink the juice as soon as you have made it, otherwise you run the risk of losing the essential vitamins. But if you haven’t got time to juice in the morning, do it at night before you go to bed, place in an air tight …