We all know that leafy greens are very important for our health. And yet most of us avoid including them in our diet, because of the taste. However, with just a little blending, we can ensure that even these greens taste wonderful. That’s why we’ve got you this easy green juice recipe for you which is incredibly yummy and can give a much-needed boost to your health.
The best part is that this juice recipe is one of the best ways to include leafy greens in your diet, especially if you’re not too fond of the way they taste. Think of each serving of this juice as a booster shot of green goodness.
What all does this green juice have?
Let’s just say that each ingredient in this juice is sure-shot way of reaching your daily quota of nutrients, and boosting your immune system.
The starring ingredient of this juice is spinach, which happens to be a powerhouse of health since it is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, magnesium, iron, and manganese. And so it takes care of multiple aspects of your health ranging from vision, cellular function, and immunity to good skin and healthy hair.
Celery is yet another addition to this. A good source of fibre, regular consumption of celery ensures that your digestion stays on track. Moreover, it is extremely rich in a compound called apigenin, which is believed to be a powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial agent.
Next up is cucumber, which is rich in water and keeps you hydrated while also providing you with important electrolytes. Moreover, cucumbers are rich in cucurbitacin which might help in preventing cancer, according to an article published in the International Journal of Health Services.
Lastly the juice features lemon, which is rich in vitamin C and acts as an immunity booster; ginger, which has anti-inflammatory properties; and apples, which adds a sweetness to this green juice while also rounding up the recipes nutrient quotient.
Please note: We’re recommending that you use a blender for this juice, because using a juicer will throw out all the fiber this recipe has to offer.
Here’s everything you will need to make 2 servings of green juice:
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2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup cucumber, peeled and chopped
2 tbsp ginger
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 cup apple, sliced
½ cup water
Here’s how to make it:
1. Before you begin, ensure all the leafy ingredients i.e. spinach and celery, are washed extremely well. Chop the ingredients into small pieces so that blending becomes easier.
2. Add all the ingredients to a blender and pulse until everything is well combined. If the texture is too thick for you, add some more water.
3. Drink it up!
Make this green juice a part of your day to nosh on those bitter leafy greens with the natural sweetness of apples.