A fresh cup of green juice is a great way to start your day. There are many health benefits to homemade cold pressed juice.

  1.  Nutrients are absorbed quickly and efficiently
  2. Nutrient intake is increased exponentially
  3. A larger variety of vegetables are consumed
  4. Helps improve hydration
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Here are some of our favorite juicing recipes to try at home:

The Best Green Juice

  • 5 large leaves of kale, ribs discarded, leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 lemon, zest and pith removed
  • 1 large apple, roughly chopped
  • A 2.5cm piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 sprig of fresh mint

Martha Stewards Morning Juice

Ingredients:

  • 1 green pear, such as Anjou, halved
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 (1-inch) piece ginger
  • 2 sections of orange, rind left on

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Breakfast Juice

  • 75g chopped kale (discard the thick rib in the centre of the leaf)
  • 240ml unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tbsp almond butter
  • 1 tbsp soaked raw almonds
  • 1 date, pitted
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil

Cucumber Basil and Lime Juice

  • 1 handful of basil leaves
  • 1 cucumber, cut in half lengthwise
  • ½ lime, zest and pith removed
  • 1 apple, cut into wedges