It’s Day 3 of the 3-Day #JuiceUp Challenge and we could not end a juice challenge without getting into our “Get Your Life Drink” full of earth’s Greens! We hope that this challenge was a great start to your juicing journey. Your juices are alive! Drink them within 24 – 48 hours. Freeze to preserve longer. Remember to post your pictures and hashtag #3DayJuiceUpChallenge and we’ll repost your juice-licious creations. In April, we will begin our 5-Day #JuiceUp Challenge, increasing the number of days each month. We look forward to you joining us.
Recipe 1 – Get Your Life – This is one of my random “get your greens in girl” drinks. 2-3 greens apples, 2-3 cups kale, 1 lime, 1 bunch of green grapes (remove stems), 6 stalks/ribs of celery, 2-3 cucumbers, 1 cup parsley, 1-2 cups spinach, 1 cup of mint leaves, 1-inch ginger (optional) and coconut water (optional). Use any combinations of greens you want. For sweetness, add more apples, grapes or pineapples. No sugar! Pour over ice. Now Go Get Your LIFE!
Recipe 2 – Very Berry – 2 cups strawberries, 2 cups blueberries, 2 cups raspberries or blackberries. (From Juices & Smoothies Magazine)
Recipe 3 – Mintal Melon – 4-5 mint leaves, 1 bunch Chinese broccoli, 1 lime, ½ cucumber, ¼ honeydew melon (flesh only), ¼ cantaloupe (flesh only). (From Juices & Smoothies Magazine)
Benefits from recipe ingredients:
Spinach is high in niacin and zinc, protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E, K, and B6, calcium, iron, and so much more. Apples are alkalizing and a good source of antioxidants and flavanoids. Helps to reduce hypertension. Broccoli has vitamins C, K, and A as well as folate and fiber. Grapes contain powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols. Celery is very rich in vitamin K and also contains folate, vitamin A, potassium, and vitamin C. Kale aids in digestion and elimination with its great fiber content. It’s also filled with many nutrients, vitamins, folate and magnesium. Parsley is rich in many vital vitamins, including Vitamin C, B 12, K and A. This means parsley keeps your immune system strong, tones your bones and heals the nervous system. Blueberries and blackberries contain anthocyanins, antioxidants that protect artery walls from damage caused by free radicals. Strawberries are high in vitamin C and antioxidants. Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, manganese, copper vitamin K, biotin, vitamin E, and more. Mint leaves are great palate cleanser and promote digestion. Limes improve digestion, is great for skin, and improve eyes. Cucumbers improve immunity and contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). honeydew contains both vitamin C and copper, they promote healthy skin by aiding collagen production and tissue repair. Cantaloupe contains a wide variety of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory phytonutrients, including the carotenoids alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein, beta-cryptoxanthin and zeaxanthin.
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