Kale Juice

They say the darker the leaves, the healthier it is.  I have recently found a supplier of organic kale and I have been enjoying kale in my salads and juice.  Kale is high in beta-carotene, vitamin C and even calcium.Here’s another juice recipe starring this extremely powerful vegetable with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. a…

Three Ways to Use Lemon

Lemonade.  Who doesn’t love the zesty, tangy taste of lemonade sweetened by honey or sugar?  Here’s a quick recipe:  6 lemons, 6 cups of cold water, 1 cup of sugar.  When juicing the lemons, firmly roll lemons between your hand and table/countertop before cutting in half.  Combine lemon juice, sugar, and water.  Stir, adjust to taste…

Pineapple Cola

Want something refreshing?  I experimented with mixing pineapple juice and cola.  Surprisingly, it was really good!  Talk about mixing the good and the bad.  Try it! 3/4 glass pineapple juice 1/4 glass coca-cola Lots and lots of ice.  Shake them all and bottom’s up!  Really cool and sweet.  Just in time for summer.

Red Juice for Detoxification

    In today’s yoga practice, I did a lot of twists in order to detox.  What great way to complement this practice with a great juice that stimulates the detoxifying function of the liver and kidneys.  Juice the following ingredients for a refreshing drink: 3 cups of chopped tomatoes 1 stalk of celery 1 cucumber…

Hardcore Green Juice

I’ve been juicing for some time now but I have yet to train my taste buds to like pure green juice.  I still prefer mixing a lot of fruits, especially orange, in my daily concoction. Here’s a recipe that I’d try out in the next few days, just to mix things up a little: 2 handfuls…

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Coming from strawberry-picking trip in Baguio (read:  A Quick Visit to the City of Pines), we had a lot of strawberries to consume.  We can only eat so much fresh strawberries, so we had to freeze the rest of the lot. Here’s a recipe for a strawberry banana smoothie that my hubby likes to whip up…

Carrot Orange Juice

Here is another great recipe  for those beginning their vegetable juicing journey: 3 medium oranges 3 medium carrots Juice the ingredients, using your favorite juicer.  Dump in a couple of ice cubes for that chilling effect. A simple but refreshing drink.  Sweet, light and delightful!  You can add in a handful of lettuce or kale…

Beginner’s Green Juice

In celebration of Women’s month, here is a refreshing juice recipe that helps in preventing breast cancer: 3 medium apples 1 lemon 1 large orange 5 handful of spinach 1 cucumber 1 medium-sized broccoli head Apples, lemon and cruciferous vegetables are known to lower risks of breast cancer.  If lemon is not available, I use calamansi. …

Top Reasons Why You Should Juice It

If you don’t enjoy eating fruits and vegetables, juicing is the way to go.  It’s a great way to get all those nutrients with just a few gulps.  Imagine this:  in my daily concoction,  I use up a large bunch of lettuce, 2 carrots, a cucumber, some brocolli, and an occasional apple or orange.  I…