Super Green Juice Recipe!
This Green Juice Recipe is packed with Banana, green apple, Celery
Cucumber, Aloe, Pineapple, Spinach, Wheatgrass and Spirulina! Loaded with fruits and veggies, this juice is healthy and delicious!
I really enjoy making juices and smoothies and I have to say green juices are really my favorite! I’ve been drinking natural juices my whole entire life, my mom is a big fan of them, since I have memory she has always feed us fruits and vegetables and I couldn’t be happier to have grown up this way.
For me juices are not a meal replacement/substitute, but something I like to add on to really get in my fruits and veggies. This Green Juice Recipe makes me feel so good and I actually really do enjoy how it tastes. If you’re somebody who doesn’t love the taste of vegetables or fruits, this definitely would be the perfect way to LOVE THEM!
This recipe makes FOUR cups of juice and within that holds 9 super ingredients to make a truly delicious, super healthy, and really easy Green Juice Recipe!
What does green juice do for you?
Green juice boosts your health in a variety of ways. There are two different ways to prepare the juice, in a blender which is the one I rather use since drinks made in a juicer do not have the benefit of fiber.
One of the benefits of drinking green juice daily is it is rich in antioxidants, including vitamins C and E, green juices aid in healthy skin. ( I’m really noticing good changes in my skin, Yayy! ) These antioxidants help to rid your skin of harmful toxins which may lead to acne or sun damage. Vitamin A, on the other hand, is crucial for cell growth and regeneration.
Here are a few benefits of every ingredient on this amazing juice.
Bananas: Can be helpful in overcoming depression “ due to high levels of tryptophan, which the body converts to serotonin, the mood-elevating brain neurotransmitter, “ Flores Said. Plus vitamin B6 can help you sleep well, and magnesium helps to relax muscles. These are just a few benefits out of off many!
Green apple: They are healthy as the red ones. Studies have linked eating apples with reduced risk of some cancers, heart disease, asthma and diabetes. They have strong antioxidant activity, to inhibit the rapid multiplication of cells, do decrease the oxidation of lipids (fats), and to lower cholesterol— all good things !!
Celery: Is used to treat joint pain ( rheumatism ), nervousness, headache, weight loss due to malnutrition. It also promotes relaxation and sleep; to kill bacteria in the urinary tract; as digestive aid and for regulating bowel movements and many more.
Cucumber: Is very low in calories ( 16 per cup ) contain fiber in the skin. And food that contains fiber can help maintain a healthy weight. They also provide potassium and magnesium. Fight inflammation, Support heart health and it makes a great base for vegetable juice!
Aloe: It is very famous for healing and softening the skin. It’s a powerful laxative. In fact, aloe juice was once sold in over the counter constipation drugs. It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties that can help inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause infections in humans.
Pineapple: Immune system support, bone strength. They can help reduce the risk of muscular degeneration, a disease that affects the eye as people age, due in parts to its high amount of vitamin C and the antioxidants it contains. Anti-inflammatory.
Spinach: Helps fight osteoporosis, heart disease, arthritis, and several types of cancer. Plus it’s loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.
Wheat grass: Some of you may not know what this is. Well, wheatgrass is the young grass of the wheat plant. Wheatgrass is a natural source of vitamins and minerals including: vitamin A, E, C, K and B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Selenium,Iron and amino acids. It fights bacterial infections too!
Spirulina: Is incredibly good for you. Is loaded with nutrients that can have powerful effects on your body and brain. Here is a few evidence- based health benefits of spirulina. A tablespoon has 4 grams of Protein, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, Copper, Iron and it also contains decent amount of magnesium, potassium and manganese. Only 20 calories and 1.7 grams of digestible carbohydrate. It can Lower LDL and Triglyceride levels, it may reduce blood pressure, muscle strength and endurance may improve.
All this are so worthy to be called “Superfoods” !
How many calories are in a green juice?
Depends, but this recipe contains about 107 calories per cup!
How do I make a green juice?
Step 1: Wash and prep your veggies. Need to save time? Do this the night before!
Step 2: Juice them! You can use a juicer or a blender.
Step 2.5: – this is optional: Chill your juice.
Servings: 4 cups
(Results and timings may vary when adjusting servings)
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 min
1 bunch Spinach roughly chopped
1 large peeled and cut off Banana
1-1/2 cup of Pineapple peeled
A palm size of Aloe Vera
1 large cucumber cut into slices
2 large green apples cored and sliced
4 whole celery stalks
1 tablespoon of Spirulina Crunchies
1 tablespoon of Wheatgrass powder
￼Wash and prep veggies.
Juice in order listed.
Optional - strain through a sieve (if you don't like pulp)
Drink immediately and enjoy!