Juicing Your Way to Wellness: 4 Creative Recipes for a Healthy 2024
Juicing has been one of the biggest health trends to hit the market in the last decade. We’re confident juicing is here to stay. Drinking fruit and veggie-filled juice can aid digestion, help with weight loss, remove toxins from the body, and boost the immune system.
Whether you’re new to juicing or a seasoned professional, you can spice up your recipes in a few ways. Here are a few seasonal recipes you can enjoy on your health journey in 2024 and beyond.
The Appealing Benefits of Juicing
There’s a reason why so many people swear by juicing to provide additional nutrients to their diet. Along with boosting nutrients, here are other ways juicing can benefit your health.
Aids in Digestion
When you drink fruits and vegetables, rather than eat them as whole foods, the insoluble fiber in the produce is removed, giving your body a break from digesting fiber.
Provide Cardiovascular Support
Studies show that beetroot, lettuce, spinach, or arugula can boost nitric oxide in the bloodstream. This compound can help lower blood pressure and expand blood vessels, leading to a healthier, stronger heart. Therefore, adding these ingredients to your juice may provide excellent support to your health.
Eyes & Skin Support
When you juice with ingredients such as carrots, apples, leafy green vegetables, and ginger, you’ll receive many health benefits for the eyes and skin.
Creative Juicing Recipes to Try
We’re always looking for new recipes to add to our juicing diet! Rather than sipping on celery every day (no judgment, but it does get old), here are a few fun ones you can add to your rotation.
The holidays may be over, but many of these ingredients are still in season and worth trying. This recipe offers savory and tart notes for a tasty beverage.
The ingredients include the following:
- 16.5 oz cranberry
- 6.7 oz lemon
- 2.36 oz ginger
- 14.32 oz pomegranate
- 4.93 oz clementine
- .88 oz garlic
- 1 apple (opal, preferably)
When you miss the sun’s warmth this winter, this mango juice recipe will remind you of a tropical vacation. The power of turmeric will amaze you with its power and immune-boosting abilities.
Here’s what you need:
- ½ large banana, peeled
- 1 ½ cup frozen mango chunks
- 1 (1-inch) piece fresh turmeric, peeled and thinly sliced (or ¼ teaspoon ground)
- 1 cup coconut water
- Freshly ground black pepper
Cinnamon Apple & Squash
For a bold mix of Vitamins C and E and antioxidants, this recipe hits it out of the park! This apple and squash recipe creates a vibrantly orange juice for any time of day. The ingredients include:
- 1 whole apple
- 1 squash
- Dash of cinnamon
- Pour over ice
If you come down with the inevitable common cold this winter, it’s good to know there’s a juice recipe designed to combat the symptoms in a tasty drink. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 1 red apple
- 2 beets
- 3 large carrots
- 1 piece of ginger
- Spinach or kale
Power Your Immune System with Juices from Z.E.N. Foods
Our juice cleanse programs help to reset the body and detox the body, reduce inflammation, and support the immune system. Both programs are designed in varying intensities and for different health goals.
Are you interested in learning more? Call (310) 205-9368 and speak with a Z.E.N. Foods consultant with your questions.