Day 18-19 Juices

Bluemint Fizz

– handful mint
– 1 pint blueberries
– sparkling water

Purple Booster

– 1 raw beet
– 1 apple, seeded
– 1 1/3 cup mixed berries (I ran out and added 2 carrots)

Juice beet and apple.  Pour juice with berries into the blender and and 1/2 cup of water.  Blend until smooth and serve.

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Days 13-17 Juices

Beauty Spa Express

– small handful parsley
– handful spinach
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 1/2 apple, seeded

Sweet Potassium Shake

– 1/4 cantaloupe
– 1 banana

Juice cantaloupe and put juice in blender with banana.  Blend until smooth.  OR  Blend cantaloupe with banana.  You can add ice if you want a thicker and colder “smoothie”.  Serve.

Cherie’s Famous Lemonade

– 3-4 apples, seeded
– 1/4 lemon

Ginger Fizz

– 1/4 inch ginger
– 1 apple, seeded
– sparkling water

Juice and pour into an ice-filled glass.  Fill glass to the top with sparkling water, and serve.

Berry Cantaloupe Shake

– 1/2 cantaloupe, with skin
– 5-6 strawberries

Juice or blend (I had frozen strawberries), and serve.

Zippy Spring Tonic

– handful dandelion greens, unsprayed
– 3 pineapple rings, with skin
– 3 radishes (I used 2-3 celery stalks instead)

Vegetable Express

– 2 lettuce leaves
– 1 small wedge cabbage
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 3 broccoli florets
– 1/2 apple, seeded

Christmas Cocktail

– 2 apples, seeded
– 1 large bunch grapes
– 1 lemon wedge

Breakfast Booster

– 5.5 oz cantaloupe, peeled
– 1 small lemon, peeled
– 1 handful parsley
– 1/2 mango, peeled, pitted & chopped
– 1.5 tbsp vanilla whey protein powder
– 1 tsp ground flaxseed (I opted out because I don’t have this)

Juice melon, lemon, and parsley.  Add juice into a blender and add remaining ingredients.  Blend until smooth.

Citrus Combo

– 1 pink grapefruit, peeled
– 1 small lemon, peeled
– 1 orange, peeled
– 2 carrots

Parsley Pleaser

– 1 large handful flat-leaf parsley
– 5.5oz spinach
– 1/2 cucumber
– 2 apples, seeded
– ice cubes, to serve

Gingerberry Hopper (my own mix of Bluemint Fizz and Ginger Hopper minus a few ingredients)

– 1/4 inch ginger
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 1 qt blueberries
– 1 bunch green grapes

Apple Pie Delight

– 1 scoop vanilla whey powder
– 1 peeled and cored apple, cut into pieces
– 1.5 cups soy milk
– 1/2 tsp cinnamon
– 1/2 tsp nutmeg
– 5 ice cubes

Juice apples and then add to blender with rest of the ingredients and blend until well incorporated.

Days 9-12 Juices

I apologize if I have repeated any recipes from prior days.

Pink Morning Tonic

– 1 pink grapefruit, peeled with white pithy part left on
– 1 red delicious apple, seeded (may substitute for a different apple)

Digestive Special
– handful spinach
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed

Carrot, Lemon & Spice

– 1 lemon, peeled
– 1 pear (may substitute with apple), seeded
– 3 carrots, greens removed
– 3 celery stalks
– 1/2 inch ginger

Cucumber Carrot Coconut Juice (youtube.com/liferegenerator)
See Life Regenerator’s YouTube for more recipes and tips for a raw food/juice diet

– 1-2 cucumbers
– 2-4 carrots, greens removed
– 1 young coconut water

Instant Soup

– 2-3 garlic cloves
– 1 bunch spinach
– 1/2 cucumber
– 1 stalk celery
– 2 tbsp finely chopped spinach
– 2 tbsp finely chopped celery
(optional: parsley sprig for garnish)

Wrap garlic cloves in spinach and push through with cucumbers and celery.  Place juice in a pan, add chopped vegetables and gently heat.  Garnish and serve hot.

Morning Energizer

– handful parsley
– 5 carrots, greens removed
– 1/2 apple, seeded

Melon Cooler

– 7 oz cantaloupe melon, peeled
– 1 lime, peeled
– 2 mint sprigs
– 1 pear
– ice cubes

Juice melon, lime, mint and pear.  Add ice cubes or top off the drink with sparkling water to dilute.

Cleanse (from Pinterest)– I added in a handful of spinach for more oomph

– 1/4 inch ginger
– 1 beet
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 4 carrots, greens removed
(handful spinach added)

Detox Tea (from Pinterest and similar to Master Cleanse diet)

– 1/2 lemon with pulp
– 1 tsp honey
– hot water
– 2 shakes cinnamon powder
– 1-2 shakes cayenne pepper

Squeeze the lemon and scrape the pulp into the drink.  Add hot water and honey, and then follow with cinnamon and cayenne pepper powders.  (Note: the more shakes of cayenne powder the spicier the taste.)

Days 5-8 Juice recipes

“Lemon Green Cleanser”

– 2 stalks celery
– 3 handfuls of kale leaves
– 2 apples, seeded
– 1 lemon, peeled
– 1 tsp green superfood powder (optional)

“Liver Mover”

– 1 small beet
– 2-3 apples, seeded

Year-Round Cleansing Cocktail”

– 2 parsley sprigs
– small handful wheatgrass (or 1 tsp green superfood powder)
– 4-6 carrots, greens removed
– 2 stalks celery
– 1 apple, seeded
– 1/2 beet

“Green Tea Cocktail”

– 3 apples, seeded
– 1 lemon, peeled
– 1/2 inch ginger
– scant 2/3 cup brewed green tea, warm or cooled

Juice apples, lemon, and ginger.  Stir juice into green tea.  May be served warm or cold. (Note: do not brew green tea for too long unless you like the juice to be very bitter…that was my mistake.)

“Vegetable Broth” – hot soup form

– 2-3 cups chopped green beans
– 2-3 cups chopped zucchini
– 2-3 stalks celery, chopped
– 1 tsbp unsalted butter
– 1-3 tbsp chopped parsley
– seasoning to taste (cayenne pepper, ginger, pepper, herbs) –some salt is okay but should not be used as much because sodium intake should be low

Steam green beans, zucchini, and celery in water until soft but still green.  Put veggies in a blender and puree until smooth.  “Broth” should be fairly thick.  Add unsalted butter and chopped parsley.  Season to taste.

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Day 6 recipes:

“Energy Shake”

– handful parsley
– 4-6 carrots, greens removed
– parsley sprig for garnish

“Body Cleanser”

– 1/2 cucumber
– 1 beet
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 4 carrots, greens removed

“Summertime Punch”

– 1 large bunch of green grapes
– 1/2 lime
– 2 stalks celery
– water

Juice and then add an equal amount of water to the juice.  Serve with or without ice.

“High Calcium Drink”

– 3 kale leaves
– small handful parsley
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed

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Day 7 recipes:

“Green Surprise”

– 1 large kale leaf
– 2-3 green apples, seeded
– lime twist for garnish

“Applemint Fizz”

– 4-6 sprigs fresh mint
– 2 green apples, seeded
– 1 small lemon wedge
– sparkling water
– mint sprig for garnish

Juice the mint, apples and lemon wedge.  Fill to top of cup with some sparkling water.  Garnish.

“Fresh Complexion Express”

– 2 slices pineapple, with skin
– 1/2 cucumber
– 1/2 apple, seeded

Day 8 recipe:

“Ginger Hopper + Maureen’s Spicy Tonic” combo

– 1/4 inch ginger
– 1/4 inch pineapple, with stem
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed

Day 3 and 4 Juices

All recipes are meant to be juiced unless otherwise noted.

“Hot Soother” especially good for those with a sore throat or maladies:

– 1/2 lemon
– 1 tsp honey (not for kids under 1 year old–choking hazard)
– hot water
(I added 2 shakes of cayenne pepper)

Sip slowly.

Cantaloupe Shake“: good for those with allergies or have high blood pressure/cholesterol

– 1/2 cantaloupe, with skin

“Popeye’s Favorite” full of iron and great for anemic individuals

– small handful spinach
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 1/2 apple, seeded

“Ginger Pear Cooler” – Happy Hour

– 1/2 lemon
– 1 inch ginger
– 1/2 cucumber
– 1 pear

Juice and serve with ice.

“Cleansing Tonic”:

– 1/2 inch wedge green cabbage
– 2 green apples, seeded
– 6 carrots, greens removed

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Day 4:

Super-Eight Stress Reliever“: suggested for those who are overweight/obese

– 1 kale leaf
– 1 collard leaf
– small handful parsley
– 1 stalk celery
– 1 carrot
– 1/2 red bell pepper
– 1 tomato
– 1 broccoli floweret
(optional: 1 celery stalk for garnish)

“Healing Smoothie”

– 1 firm kiwi, peeled (skin is incredibly tough and inedible)
– 1/4 cantaloupe, with skin
– 1 ripe banana

Juice kiwi and cantaloupe.  Add juice with banana in the blender and blend until smooth.  Serve.

“Hawaiian Fizz”: Happy Hour

– 3 pineapple rings, with skin/
– 1/4 in ginger
– 1/2 pear
– sparkling water
(optional: 1 pineapple spear for garnish)

Juice, add to a drinking container, and then fill it up with sparkling water.  Serve.

“Green Goddess”: dinner

– handful spinach
– 3 collard leaves
– 4 carrots, greens removed
– 2 stalks celery
– 1/2 cucumber
– 1 apple, seeded
(I added 1/2 green bell pepper, substituted collard leaves for red kale, and substituted spinach for dino kale because I ran out of some ingredients)

Juice.  This yielded about 28-30oz (depending on how large or small carrots, apples, and cucumber are).

Day 2 Juices

Mid-morning: “Maureen’s Spicy Tonic

– 1/4 pineapple, with skin
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 1/4 in ginger root

Juice and serve.

Lunch: “Ginger Hopper

– 1/4 in ginger root (can add more if want it spicier)
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 1/2 apple, seeded

Juice and serve on ice if you like.

Dinner: “Harvest Soup

– 2-3 garlic cloves
– 1 kale leaf
– 1 large tomato
– 2 stalks celery
– 1 collard leaf, chopped (can substitute for spinach)
– 1 tbsp croutons
(note: I added in a handful of spinach)

Roll garlic in kale and push with tomato and celery.  (Here’s the part where I added in the handful of spinach).  Place juice in a saucepan, add chopped collards (in my case spinach) and gently heat.  Garnish with croutons.

Day 1 Juicing recipes

As promised, even though a day late, here are the recipes I used for the first day.  I’m going to have a separate post after this one for my Day 2 entry & recipes as well.  Hm I might as well make them into 2 separate categories so they can be archived better (one for Entries and one for Juicing Recipes….yeah I think that would be a better idea) for your/my use. 🙂

Also the two books I used for references (recipes and planning) are “The Juice Diet” by Christine Bailey (ISBN: 978-1-84483-964-3) which has recipes AND large colored photos, and “Juicing for Life: A Guide to the Health Benefits of Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juicingby Cherie Calbom, M.S. and Maureen Keane, M.S., C.N. (ISBN: 978-0-89529-512-5).

I began Day 1 for breakfast/mid-morning with “Cherie’s Cleansing Cocktail“:

– 1/4 in. ginger root
– 1 beet
– 1/2 apple, seeded
– 4 carrots, greens removed

Juice together and serve. (Note: seeds in the apple and carrot greens are toxic so they are often removed prior to consumption.)

For my mom I made her a “Green Machine [Cleanse]“:

– 9oz pineapple juice
– 4 broccoli florets
– 2 celery stalks
– 1 tsp green superfood powder (I subbed with 2 kale leaves).

Juice and serve with ice.

I then juiced some beet juice (I read it helps with liver health/detox) to share between us.  It sure stained our teeth purple/red for a little though…BLOOD!! Just kidding 🙂  We drank and took a swig of beet juice to swallow down our milk thistle capsule.

For lunch I had the “Garden Salad Special“:

– 3 broccoli florets
– 1 garlic clove
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed  OR 2 tomatoes
– 2 stalks celery
– 1/2 green pepper

Juice in order, and serve.

I think that was by far the worst one I’ve ever tried…was like drinking a garlicky version of marinara sauce, but really watery.

For happy hour, I made the “Waldorf Salad“:

– 1 green apple, seeded
– 1 stalk celery

Juice and enjoy (especially relish in the moment after that last one drink I had haha).

For dinner I called it the Veggie Tonic Cleanser…at the time I didn’t remember the name but it’s really “Potassium Broth“. …yeah.

– handful parsley
– handful spinach
– 4-5 carrots, greens removed
– 2 stalks celery
(I added 1 pear for sweetness & 1/4 in. ginger for spice)

Obviously juice and serve.

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