Regardless of whether you are new to juicing, or a seasoned veteran, there are some simple juice recipes that everyone needs to have in their repertoire.
These are those recipes that you will always fall back on because not only are they simple, but they taste great, use few ingredients and pack a health punch.
We all have our personal preferences for taste, colour and ingredients, and with these recipes I have tried to ensure that there are no unusual ingredients, or strong tastes (the closest would be beetroot!).
I would encourage you to give them all a go. Start with the ones that instantly grab your attention and work your way through the list.
Before juicing, check out my juicing tips here for best results. In particular make sure to wash your fruit and vegetables properly before getting started.
All recipes are enough for 1 generous serve which makes it easy to scale up for more people.
1. Beetroot Zinger
A delicious combination – earthy and zingy all in one. Packed with beta-carotene, vitamin C and minerals, this juice is a perfect day time energy booster.
- 2 beetroot including leaves
- 2 carrots
- 1 orange
- ½ inch piece fresh ginger
Peel the ginger and orange. Remove tops and bottoms from carrots.
Juice all the ingredients and combine.
2. Watermelon Waterfall
So simple, but so good. Watermelon is an excellent cleanser and this juice is perfect first thing in the morning.
- ¼ watermelon
- 1 lime
Remove watermelon flesh from rind (keep the seeds – they are nutritious too).
3. Tomato Bliss
A savory beauty full of goodness. Tomatoes are a great source of cancer-fighting lycopene, while cucumber and lemon are cleansing.
- 2 large tomatoes
- ½ cucumber
- ½ cup cilantro
- ¼ lemon
Juice the tomatoes, cucumber and cilantro. Squeeze in lemon juice and stir.
4. Carrot Cream
Sweet with a touch of zest. Carrots and apples are a match made in heaven. A great juice for the digestive system.
- 4 carrots
- ½ apple
- 1 inch ginger
Juice everything together and stir.
Get more carrot juice recipes here.
5. Raspberry Ripple
Packed with berry goodness. Raspberries (thanks to their seeds) are a rich source of dietary fiber and vitamin C.
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- 1 cup strawberries, hulled
- 1 pear
Allow raspberries to thaw until just soft.
Juice all ingredients and stir.
6. Pineapple Power
Tastes great and fights inflammation. Boasts anti-inflammatory power from pineapple, celery AND ginger.
- ¼ pineapple
- 2 stalks celery
- 1 apple
- 1 cucumber
- ½ inch fresh ginger
Peel and roughly chop pineapple. Juice all ingredients together and stir.
7. Kiwi Fruit Cooler
A refreshing, cooling juice. Packed with Vitamin C and soluble fibre.
- 2 kiwi fruit
- 2 apples
- 1 cucumber
Peel kiwi fruit or cut in half and scoop out flesh.
Juice all ingredients together and stir.
8. Apple Crisp
A crispy juice with a lemon twist. Contains health boosting vitamin C, beta-carotene and antioxidants.
- 2 carrots
- 1 apple
- 1/2 lemon
- 1 cup lightly packed parsley leaves
Peel lemon. Juice all ingredients together and stir.
Time To Get Juicing
I hope you enjoy trying these simple juice recipes. One of the reasons I love them is because of the need for minimal ingredients that are easy to buy. They really don’t require much preparation which makes juicing so much easier to stick to .
Of course, the beauty of juicing is you can be flexible. Feel free to change ingredients around to suit your taste and work with whatever produce is available.
Now, it’s time to get juicing!