Healthy recipes for your juicer

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Juicing and blending are easy ways to give yourself a flavourful health boost and make delicious, refreshing drinks at home with no added sugars or preservatives.

Summer is the perfect time to try making your own juice from home – juicers offer a simple way to add even more fruit and vegetables to your everyday diet, and by getting creative with your combinations you can enjoy a healthy drink without sacrificing on taste.

Here are four of our favourite juice and smoothie recipes just in time for spring and summer. 

Beetroot, Apple & Grapefruit Juice

Beetroot, apple & grapefruit juice

Beetroot, apple & grapefruit juice

 You’ll need:

  • 1 pack of vacuum packed natural cooked beetroot
  • 2 apples
  • 1 peeled grapefruit

What to do:

Put your apples, grapefruit and beetroot into your juicer. Pour into glasses and serve.

 

Spinach and mango smoothie

Spinach and mango smoothie

You’ll need: 

  • A large handful of spinach
  • 200g frozen mango
  • One medium banana
  • 250ml coconut water, water or apple juice

What to do:

  1. Add spinach, frozen mango, banana and coconut water to blender and blitz. If smoothie is too thick, add a little more water until you achieve your desired consistency.

 

Celery, pear and ginger juice

Celery, pear & ginger juice

Celery, pear & ginger juice

You’ll need:

  • 2 green apples
  • 2 pears
  • 4 sticks of celery
  • 3cm fresh ginger

What to do:

Chop the fruit and celery into chunks. Put everything through a juicer then chill in the fridge. Stir well before serving.

 

Watercress, Orange and Kiwi juice

Watercress, orange & kiwi juice

Watercress, orange & kiwi juice

You’ll need:

  • 50g Watercress
  • 2 kiwis, peeled and chopped
  • a few mint leaves, torn
  • juice of 1 orange or 125ml fresh orange juice
  • juice of 1 lime

What to do:

If you don’t own a juicer, the great news is this recipe is also suited to be made in a blender.  Simply place all these ingredients in a blender and whizz together.  If you like your juice chilled, add a handful of ice before you flick the switch! Alternatively, you can add all your ingredients to your juicer. Stir well and then serve.

 

What are your favourite juice recipes?

 

Recipes courtesy of www.lovebeetroot.co.uk, www.lovethecrunch.co.uk and www.watercress.co.uk

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