5 Healthy Vegetable Juice Recipes You Should Try

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Vegetables are rich in nutrients and you should include them in your diet—so say the nutritionists and doctors. However, eating vegetables with daily meals or breakfasts seems uninteresting for most of us. But, if you fry the vegetables or use spices, their goodness is lost to an extent. So, what is the alternative? Yes, you got it right, vegetable juices!

You can make vegetable juice at home to get all the nutrients and that too without punishing your palate. Juicing also retains the vitamins and minerals of the vegetable. To enhance the taste of the vegetable juice, you can add a few herbs. You can make mouth watering and nutritious vegetable juices at home without spending too much money either.

If you are looking for some easy-to-make vegetable juice recipes, read on to know more.

Top 5 Healthy Vegetable Juice Recipes:

Try these recipes and I am sure you’ll come back for more!

1. Carrot -Lemon Juice:

Carrots are tasty and replete with beta carotene that is good for your eyes and skin. Their slightly sweet taste makes them ideal for juicing. Adding lemon to it not only enhances the taste, but your body gets Vitamin C too. You should peel the carrot well before juicing. This helps remove the earthy taste. For 1 glass of carrot juice, put the juice of half a lemon.

How To Make:

  1. Grate or chop carrots after washing and peeling the outer skin.
  2. Blend the carrots with sufficient water to create a juice like consistency.
  3. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon and mix.
  4. Refrigerate before serving.
  5. Garnish with a stalk of celery or mint.

It is better if you consume the juice without adding sugar or any sweetener. If you have a sweet tooth, pour a few drops of honey into it.

2. Cabbage Juice:

Cabbage is a widely used vegetable in many households. It is used for making salads and a number of side dishes and soups. However, it can also be used to make nutritious juice at home. It is better if you can use red cabbage. It is said to be replete with nutrients and fends off dementia.

How To Make:

  1. Simply grate the cabbage and blend with water in a juicer.
  2. Refrigerate and serve.

If drinking cabbage juice seems uninteresting or bland, you can blend cabbage leaves with carrot and make the juice. You may add some grated ginger, salt and pepper to the juice to add to the flavor.

3. Cucumber-Ginger Juice:

At times, you need to detoxify your body, more so after a round of heavy partying or eating out at vacations. For this purpose, you can try the ginger-cucumber detox juice. Cucumbers contain lots of water and so they aid in flushing the toxic material from the body. Ginger works as a decongestant.
Apart from cucumber and ginger, you will also need a lemon and some cayenne pepper.

How To Make:

  1. Peel the cucumber and lemon first. Add the grated ginger and some cayenne pepper in the juicer.
  2. Pour in water and mix well. You may also pour in some parsley leaves.
  3. Blend together and garnish with mint.
  4. Serve it with ice cubes.

4. Beet-Carrot Juice:

Both carrot and beet are vegetables that are replete with nutrients. They can be used to make tasty and healthy juice at home.

How To Make:

  1. Before you peel the skin of both beet and carrot, wash them thoroughly.
  2. Cut them into bite size cubes and put into a juicer.
  3. Add a stalk of celery and pour some water.
  4. Blend the ingredients together and sprinkle some pepper powder and serve.
  5. You may also add a few drops of lemon juice to enhance the taste.
  6. You should use small sized beetroots as they are sweeter.

5. Spinach-Cucumber Juice With Celery:

If you think healthy and tasty juices can be made mostly with fruits, you are far from the truth. With simple vegetables like celery and cucumber, you can make yummy juices at home.
The main ingredients are a large cucumber, celery stalks, and baby spinach. You will also need one lemon.

How To Make:

  1. Mix all the vegetables after peeling off cucumber and chopping others.
  2. Blend them all together for a few minutes.
  3. Strain the mixture to remove the foam and add lemon juice before serving.
  4. You may also add some ice cubes or keep the juice in the refrigerator.

Begin your day with a glass of chilled vegetable juice, and trust us, you will feel fresh, rejuvenated and ready to take on the world!

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