DIY Green Juicing


juicyHave any of your tried green juicing yet? I’m really into juicing right now. It’s a great way to get your greens in on a day when you may not have the time to cook or prepare vegetables for your lunch or dinner. When I’m really in a pinch, I’ll even swing into Whole Foods and grab a juice to go from their barista area.

With this recipe, I really like it because it masks the heady greens flavor for a newbie. In the beginning, greens can be overwhelming so the grapefruit in this recipe masks the strong flavor. Fair warning, If you don’t like the taste of grapefruit though, this isn’t the drink for you. It’s refreshing and definitely takes on the flavor of the grapefruit.

To whip up this delicious drink, gather up the ingredients pictured below and skin the grapefruit and cucumber to get the best juicing primed fruits & veggies!

Green Juice from My Life Well Loved

 Go Green Juice:
DIY Green Juicing
 
Ingredients
  • 1 Grapefruit
  • Peeled & Cored Pineapple
  • 2 Cucumbers
  • Bunch of Spinach
  • Large bunch of Kale
  • Bunch of Parsley
  • Truvia to taste (if you desire)
Instructions
  1. Peel grapefruit, cucumber and pineapple.
  2. Slice into small enough chunks to fit into your juicer.
  3. Add in spinach, kale, and parsley.
  4. Juice vegetables and drink ASAP to get the most nutritional value.
 

If you want more juicing information, check out this post on How to Juice Frugally with a BONUS Red Beet Juice recipe!



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11 Comments

  1. Avatar December 1, 2013 / 9:16 am

    I have a juicer, so I need to be doing this immediately. Thanks for the recipe- looks great!

  2. Avatar December 1, 2013 / 11:42 am

    I’ve always wanted to get into juicing, but normally the ingredients weird me out. I feel like I could actually drink this recipe, so thank you for sharing! 🙂 New follower from the Winter Wonderland giveaway– thank you for participating with us! Love your blog!

    xo,
    Stephanie
    Diary of a Debutante
    http://www.stephanieziajka.blogspot.com

  3. Avatar December 2, 2013 / 11:37 am

    I’ve been wanting to juice but it scares me! This looks pretty good though- and easy! Randomly found your blog this morning and I just LOVE it. you are so dang cute!

    Karissa
    http://www.karissaandcompany.com

    • Heather
      Heather
      Author
      December 2, 2013 / 3:59 pm

      Haha, Karissa, don’t be scared! It’s so delicious. It may take a little getting used to in the beginning, but now I smell a juice and want one, ha! So glad you found my blog and hope you’ll stick around for a while. Excited to check out your blog as well! 🙂

  4. Avatar December 7, 2013 / 6:13 pm

    Yum yum and healthy!! I have tried juicing, but its too much effort for me =( But this looks yummy! BTW Happy for you guys, but Roll Tide 😉

  5. Avatar
    Nicki Barrington
    March 19, 2014 / 11:53 am

    I’m going to try this tonight, Heather! Can’t wait!!!

    • Heather
      Heather
      Author
      March 19, 2014 / 3:02 pm

      Yes, can’t wait to hear how it turns out, Nicki!!

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