Since today marks the second of my juice fasts for my detox, I figured it was fitting to do a post on some of the fresh juices I've been making with my Breville Juicer. If you saw my first Adventure in Juicing, you'll have noticed that I really don't follow any particular recipe, but rather just wing it. I tend to just throw in whatever ingredients I have in the house that are juiceable. Things with high juiceability. Whatever.
For today's Adventure in Juicing, I thought I'd share my most recent concoction. For the most part, I use this juice as a liquid base for making my daily smoothies (which I'll post about soon). When I'm juice fasting, I'll dilute this juice 50% with filtered water so I don't go into sugar shock.
Apple Carrot Surprise
(All ingredients are organic)
Small peeled chunk of ginger
1/4 lemon (cut down rind, if desired)
Yeah, pretty exciting isn't it? The lemon juice helps keep the apple juice from browning and gives it a touch of tang. The ginger gives it a fresh taste and, if you go for a large chunk, a bit of kick.
As a side note, I've been so far (knock on wood) managing to fend off the latest round of cold virus that has infected the house. In spite of spending a lot of time with snotty, coughing children (and husband), I still haven't come down with it.
I'm going to partially credit my boosted immune system from everything I've been doing the last three weeks. Well, that and the elderberry.
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