This fresh made juice is bursting with vitamins and minerals, healthy fiber and plant proteins. It’s a great way to start the morning, it will give you the boost you need if you’re feeling a little sluggish.
If you don’t have a juicer you can make this into a smoothie.. If you’d prefer to eliminate the fibers you can strain the pulp out with a fine mesh strainer.
Apple: Slows down the digestion of carbohydrates allowing the blood sugar to stay more evenly balanced. Because of the pectin contained in apples they offer excellent cardiovascular benefits. The pectin, water soluble fiber, decreases the overall levels of cholesterol.
Kale: A leafy green superstar high in antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer nutrients. Great source of protein.
Celery: Celery has 33% of the recommended daily value of vitamin K. Vitamin K works together with other essential nutrients like calcium and magnesium to build and maintain strong bone density. Celery also reduces inflammation especially in the digestive tract.
Spinach: The wealth of vitamin K in spinach is unparalleled with 987% of the recommended daily value in just 1 cup. Vitamin K works together with other essential nutrients like calcium and magnesium to build and maintain strong bone density.
Cucumber: High fiber and high water content aid the body in eliminating toxins from the digestive system. Consuming cucumbers daily can be a great remedy for constipation because cucumbers are rich in magnesium and other hydrating electrolytes to help keep you regular.
Parsley: The volatile oils in parsley have been shown to inhibit tumor formation and neutralize particular types of carcinogens including those in cigarette smoke and charcoal grill smoke. It is also an exceptional source of vitamin C to help boost the immune system.
Lemon: One lemon provides about half of the recommended amount of vitamin C per day. Vitamin C plays a major role in the health of your immune system and helps prevent infections as well as supporting healthy skin, teeth, gums and blood vessels.
3 kale leaves
2 ribs of celery
1 large handful of spinach
½ of a cucumber
1/3 of a bunch of parsley
2 Tbsp. water or coconut water, optional
Thoroughly wash all produce, trim off any decaying areas.
If your lemon is organic you can juice with the peel, if not carefully cut off the peel leaving as much of the pith (the white part) as possible.
Juice produce into a container that will hold about 3 cups.
Juice produce in the order listed. (The water gives your juicer a little rinse.)
Transfer juice into a pint-sized mason jar.