The Glowiest Green Juice Recipe

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I love green juice. So much. I’m personally not a fan of juice cleanses because I don’t think they’re right for my body; I get shaky, light headed, very spacey, anxious, and really tired. Some would say those can be attributed to detox symptoms, but I think it’s my body’s way of telling me that it needs substance. I know some people who feel A M A Z I N G on juice cleanses, and to that I say, you go girl (or boy). They’re just not for me and that is totally okay. It’s all about listening to our own bodies, after all. With that being said, I think green juice is an amazing addition into ones diet. It’s full of so many beneficial nutrients like antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes and is very hydrating and energizing. It’s also absorbed into your bloodstream within minutes due to the fact that your body doesn’t have to break anything down like fiber, fats, protein, or carbohydrates. Since it is absorbed into your bloodstream so quickly, it’s very important to make sure all the produce being juiced is organic otherwise you will get a hit of pesticides, herbicides, and other chemicals straight to your bloodstream.

I like to juice a combination of green vegetables and some fruit that is lower in sugar such as green apples, lemons, and limes. This ensures that my juice still tastes good, but doesn’t have a crazy amount of sugar in it. Once again, since the juice is being absorbed into your bloodstream so quickly, if there is a lot of sugar in your juice, this will spike your blood sugar. Below is one of my favorite green juice recipes that tastes amazing, is a nutrient powerhouse, and is super hydrating which will give you that glowy skin and lots of energy. And because it is one of the most asked questions I receive, here is the juicer that I use and love (p.s. it’s super easy to clean which is a major plus!).

The Glowiest Green Juice

Ingredients:

6 large dino kale leaves

1 cucumber

2 cups broccoli

1 lemon, peeled

1 lime, peeled

1 green apple

1/2 pear

2 inch knob of ginger

Directions:

Chop ingredients into small pieces and feed them through the juicer, one at a time. This recipe makes about 16 ounces depending on how large your produce is. Happy juicing!

With love,

Ashley