My Favorite Green Juice Recipe

I’m a big time smoothie drinker.  I drink one nearly every morning for breakfast and usually after a workout.  As much as I love smoothies, I like to switch it up every once in a while and throw a green juice into the mix.  They make me feel super energized.  Not the jittery kind of energy, like when you drink a little too much coffee either.  It’s more like a refreshing, restorative kind of energy.  If that makes any sense.  It’s hard to explain.  You’ll just have to try it yourself!

We’ll start with the juicer I use.  The first juicer I bought was a Juiceman.  This juicer works great if you’re only making a small amount of juice.  I used it for about 3 years before I decided to buy one that could hold more pulp/produce more juice in one use.  There just isn’t much room for pulp in the Juiceman and I basically got tired of cleaning it out so much.  It served me well for the time and I had it and it still worked great when I passed it on to the next owner.

After quite a bit of research, I decided to fork over some extra cash and get a Breville Juicer.  I ❤ it.  It makes so much more juice and is so easy to clean.  I’ve had it for a couple of years now and have no complaints.  If you need some help deciding what juicer to buy I definitely recommend checking out Kris Carr’s blog post here.  And while you’re there, check out her entire site too!  She is one of my favorites.

Onto the juice!

I like this recipe because there are only 4 ingredients involved and it tastes so good.  Here’s what you’ll need:

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Making The Switch To Non-Toxic Cleaning Supplies

  • Caution
  • Sulfuric Acid
  • Glycol Ether
  • Eye and skin irritant
  • Do not ingest or breathe vapors
  • May release hazardous gases
  • Get immediate medical attention if….

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These are just a few of the words and warnings you can find on your standard household cleaners.  This doesn’t even begin to cover the ingredients list in most cleaners.  I had to sound some of them out and then Google them to help me understand what they even were.  There’s something a bit unsettling about having to Google ingredients of items I plan on using in my home.  Try it!  It’s eye opening!  It was for me, anyway.  It’s seems like a bit of an oxymoron to be “cleaning” your home with products that, if used incorrectly, could make you sick or seriously ill.  Check out this scary link.

So after much Googling followed by a lot of saying “What the F$#k?!?!” to myself outloud, I did some research and found a way to make my own cleaners with natural products!  Eff you chemicals!!

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