In this article we offer 5 simple and easy to make detox juice recipes to help you lose weight and maintain a healthy lifestyle. These cold-press juices have all the necessary vitamins and nutrients you need to boost your energy and leave you feel revitalised throughout your day.
The most important advice we can give when it comes to juicing, especially if weight loss is your desired goal, is to juice your vegetables and eat your fruit. Fruit naturally contains the sugar fructose, so drinking lots of fruity juices will increase your blood sugar levels.
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Who can resist dessert?? It truly is one of the greatest things ever created… BUT …all that sugar and all those calories are so bad for us! Sugar is addictive, it contributes to obesity, it can lead to insulin resistance which can then lead to diabetes and a whole range of other health issues. That’s why we have come up with these delicious healthy dessert recipes, to satisfy your sweet tooth without all the nasty stuff using your food blender or juicer.
Dessert is always the answer, it doesn't matter what the question is.
Banana Coconut Sorbet Recipe
- 4 bananas (frozen and thawed a little)
Good skin is created from within and what you put inside your body is far more important than what you slap on the outside. The most expensive skincare or beauty product in the world can not repair or restore the damage done by poor nutrition and diet. Our skin is the first place it will show, it will look sluggish, lack an overall glow and you may get a dreaded outbreak of spots! All due to excess junk food consumption and sugar laden beverages.
Fruits and vegetables are a great way to detoxify the system and provide those essential vitamins and minerals that your skin is screaming out for. And it’s easy to do with a cold press juicer.
Try these beautifying juice recipes to brighten and hydrate your skin.
Juice Recipes for Healthy Skin
Clear Up Cheer Up
- 2 carrots
- 1 handful of spinach
- 1/2 apple
The first signs of a cold are starting to come on, you know the ones, sore throat, runny nose, possibly a fever….you need to get a cold pressed juice into you, pronto!
What was it that the famous Hippocrates once said? “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food” - never a truer word has been spoken.
Fruits and vegetables are a great way of adding the vitamins, nutrients and minerals needed in your diet to achieve optimal health, however most people find it difficult to consume the amount that you need to keep your immune system firing on all cylinders, but modern juicers allow you to up your daily intake in a manageable way.
Give the below juice recipes a go to keep your immune system in tip top shape.
Juice Recipes for Immunity:
1 jar grape leaves
3 cups of field mushrooms
1 cup of palm heart
juice of 3 lemons
fresh coriander and thyme
½ cup walnuts
Machine set up:
• First place the Living Juicer Mincing Strainer into the drum and onto the screw. Attach the drum cap onto the end of the drum by turning it counter clockwise until you feel it sits firmly. Then screw the Mincing Nozzle onto the drum cap turning it counter clockwise onto notch 1.
• Place a big bowl under the machines Pulp Discharge Outlet in order to catch the paste.
• Always be sure to start the machine before you enter anything into the Guide and keep the machine running until finished.
• let the fresh herbs run through the guide
The health benefits of cold pressed living juice are abundantly clear and so many people around the world are joining the Living Juice revolution. So get to your local farmer's market or green grocer and buy as much fruit as you can...it's time to start juicing!
If you dont already have a juicer and you are wanting to follow a healthy raw food diet, it is essential that you purchase a Cold Press Juicer, which will quickly become the favourite appliance in your Raw Food Kitchen.
View our article Which Juicer is Right for You?
Juice does not always have to contain fruit! Vegetable juices are packed full of nutrients and are a vital addition to your raw food diet. Make sure you leave the skins on your veggies when juicing, as so many nutrients are lost after peeling. Your Cold Press Juicer will preserve all the living enzymes in your vegetables for the healthiest juice possible!
Vitality 4 Life have put together a selection of healthy recipes to help you get the most our of your vegetable juicing!
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Lettuce is a great base juice to be mixed with any other herb or green vegetable. The darker its color the higher nutritional value and the more chlorophyll is contained
Great for any time of day, this healthy recipe has combined specifically selected raw foods that will complement each other both in flavour and in health benefits. To get the most nutrients, it is important to use a cold press juice extractor when juicing.
Rosemary is very energizing and acts as an aphrodisiac, generally improving your overall mood. Blackberries contain vitamin C and vitamin E. Oranges contain a lot of vitamin C and the pithy part under the peal is found to contain the very valuable bioflavonoids, so put it through your juicer and make sure you don’t peal it away. It also gives the juice its creamy consistency. Nectarines are a peristaltic stimulant and may assist in morning sickness of pregnant women.
Orange juice contains
This healthy recipe for a great tasting juice is a vital addition to your raw food diet. Use your living juice extractor to draw out all the nutrients from these powerful raw foods. This juice is 'alive' with flavour and goodness!
* 1 cup strawberries
* 1 rockmelon
* 2 anise stalks
Machine set up:
* First place the living juicer Juicing Strainer into the drum, then onto the screw. Attach the drum cap onto the end of the drum by turning it counter clockwise until you feel it sits firmly. Then screw the Juicing Nozzle onto the drum cap turning it counter clockwise onto notch 0.
* Place your Juice Pitcher under the Juice Outlet and place the other pitcher under the machines Pulp Discharge Outlet in order to catch the pulp.
* Always be sure to start the machine before you enter anything into the Guide and keep the machine running
Soup is a satisfying, easy to make, warming winter treat! This recipe is great as part of a raw food diet, unlocking all the antioxidant and cancer-fighting health benefits contained within tomatoes.
Use a Cold Press Juicer for best results to preserve the living properties of this powerful superfood.
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of black pepper
1 tsp. fresh dill
2-3 basil leaves
1 tsp olive oil
Feed ingredients through the juicer and enjoy this soup hot or cold.
A good salsa is vital for any raw food kitchen. Your Living Juicer will unlock all the wonderful nutrients from these healthy ingredients.
Tomatoes contain high levels of Lycopene, known for its antioxidant and cancer preventing properties and are an excellent source of Vitamins C & A, helping to boost your immune system.
4 ripe tomatoes
½ red or green capsicum
½ stick celery
1 small onion
1 clove garlic
1-2 tbsp fresh coriander
1/3 tsp cumin
Braggs liquid aminos
Cayenne pepper or fresh chilli
Cut and feed all ingredients into chute alternatively. Mix well and serve vegetable sticks or rice crackers.
For best results we suggest using:
Chickpeas are a great source of protein, fibre and folic acid to help you maintain a healthy diet. They also contain iron, magensium and zinc which are all excellent for increasing your energy levels.
This Hummus is best served as a dip, try it with carrot and celery sticks as a healthy snack to fill you up!
1 ½ cups soaked , sprouted and drained chick peas
½ cup chopped spring onion
½ cup chopped parsley
¼ cup lemon juice
Big squeeze of orange or lemon juice
2 tbls hulled tahini
1 tbls honey or maple syrup
2 tbls Bragss liquid aminos
Pinch cayenne pepper (optional)
Feed chickpeas, parsley, spring onion into Oscar using the mincing screen and drum cap. Thoroughly mix all other ingredients together and serve.