Monday, January 3, 2011

Vegetable Juice Recipes

People want to be healthy but because of their busy lifestyles it becomes hard to prepare meals that the body can benefit from. Humans need at least 5 to 9 servings of fruits and vegetables a day but this is not often met resulting to vitamin deficiencies, illnesses and weakening of the immune system. Vegetable juice recipes make it possible to take in all the necessary vitamins and minerals in just one drink. They are proven to be safer and more effective than taking expensive dietary supplements.

Taking in the vegetables in the form of juice makes you sure that you are taking the right ingredients. Many herbal supplements nowadays contain more chemicals than actual nutritive values in every pill.

What are the benefits of learning vegetable juice recipes?

1. They help you save money in the long run. Cancer and other illnesses can cost you thousands of dollars and even your life, by simply choosing to learn more vegetable fruit juice recipes you spice up your options and you add years to your life and your loved ones.

2. Vegetable juice recipes can actually help you lose weight, choose drinking and serving it to your family instead of soda and other sweet drinks.

3. They help you practice your creativity and knowledge on the effects of vegetables in the body. It helps you understand how you can prevent and cure certain illnesses and might even inspire you to live a healthier life. Drinking vegetable juice can empower and motivation a person to do more for their health and well-being.

Easy to do vegetable fruit juice recipes:

Recipe #1

Carrot, cucumber, celery and apple juice


3 carrots
1 apple
1 celery stick
¼ a cucumber
½ a lemon

Be sure to wash the ingredients in order to remove pesticides and fertilizers that have been used to produce the vegetables. Cut the ends of the carrots as well as the celery and the core of the apple. Cut them into tiny pieces, mix they well, place them on a blender.

Recipe #2

Carrots, tomatoes and apple juice


6 carrots
2 apples
2 plum tomatoes
A pinch of ginger

Wash the carrots and apples and remove the parts that you don't need, use a juicer, mix the carrots and the apples and then afterwards add a pinch of ginger, this juice is best served chilled.

Recipe #3

Broccoli, carrot, apples and beetroot juice


(225 g) of broccoli
(170 g) of carrots
(55 g) of beetroot
(55 g) apples
You can add honey for sweet taste

Be sure to wash the broccoli and carrots as well as the beetroot and the apples. It would be best to soak them in water for at least 30 minutes before preparation in order to remove pesticides. After that, remove the hard ends from the carrots and make separate the broccoli into florets. Slice the beetroots, use the juicer and mix all of the ingredients.

The cool green juice mix

9oz of green apples
4½ oz of broccoli
3 oz of celery
1 oz) of parsley
6 oz of cucumber

Wash all the ingredients properly to avoid ingesting pesticides. Cut them into small pieces and remove the hard parts. Use a juicer and use a tall glass. Serve chilled.

Wash, core the apples and cut into small pieces. Separate the broccoli into florets. Cut the ends from the celery. Juice all of the ingredients and serve with ice.

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