Juicing

The Spicy Veggie juice

This juice is super duper refreshing, slightly spicy – depending on the amount of ginger you put in it. I tend to have a heavy hand when it comes to ginger, not everyone likes it!

Ingredients

  • Apple, 1 big (or 2 small)
  • Cucumber, 1/2
  • Yellow pepper, 1/2
  • Celery, 1 stalk
  • Carrots, 2
  • Lemon, 1
  • Ginger, 1 chunk (up to you how spicy you want it!)

Procedure

As usual, in a (slow) juicer, start and finish with the apple (1/2 and 1/2). Throw the rest of the fruits and veggies.

Serve chilled.


 

Health benefits

Apple

Reduces stress, improves bowel function, increases appetite, helps lower blood cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease.

Lemon

Blood purifier and cleansing agent; cures cold, flu and fever; promotes skin and hair health, helps with weight loss, controls high blood pressure and prevents heart disease.

Carrots

Improves vision, helps fight cancer, slows down signs of ageing, promotes healthier skin, cleanses the body, protects teeth and gums, prevents stroke.

Celery

Reduces inflammation and bad cholesterol, keeps you calm, lowers blood pressure, increases sex drive, helps fight cancer, helps with weight loss, promotes eye health.

Cucumber

Cucumbers are composed of about 96% water and they are an excellent source of nutrients and antioxidants. They promote hydration and may aid in weight loss.

(Yellow) Bell pepper

Promotes eyes/skin/hair health, balances the mood, boosts the immune system, helps sleep, relieves chronic pain, helps prevent heart disease and diabetes, helps with weight loss.

Ginger

Excellent source of vitamin B-6 and vitamin B-5. Good source of  potassium, manganese, copper, and magnesium.

 

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