MTT: The Ultimate Green Juice

Green juice recipe

The ultimate green juice recipe

There are many things I’ve unexpectedly become in the last few years, things that have surprised me. Young mum, gym goer, yoga and meditation fan. Juice lover is one of those things: who would have thought 10 years ago when I took a can of coke to be an acceptable breakfast beverage that I’d become one of those people chugging on green juices first thing? Not me.

Yet here I am, daily blitzing up enough fruit and veg to feed a family. And enjoying it… weirdo.

I find that juices really set me up for the day. It’s the vitamin injection and boost I need to get going in the morning, leaving me feeling full, satisfied and bursting with energy (OK, this bit does depend on how much the kids were up the night before…). If I’m working in London I’ll drink my juice first thing at 6.30 which means I need a bit of sustenence to cialis drug get me through to lunchtime – I eat dried mango – but if I’m working at home a 9.30am juice carries me right through til lunch.

I use a mixture of green veg with a bit of fruit thrown in for sweetness, but you can really use whatever takes your fancy. Sometimes spinach is substituted for kale, sometimes celery for cucumber or raw courgette… you get the picture. I never leave out the handful of grapes and apple though as I find they give the right amount of sweetness I need to counteract the veg. I stay away from blending beetroot though, buying it only in cold pressed juices as blended beetroot turns my teeth red which can be a bit awkward and that first pee you do after drinking a beetroot smoothie… it’s scary.

My blender is a Vitamix TNC Black. 010231 Blender which will pulverise the crap out of absolutely anything but this combo of ingredients shouldn’t be too much of a workout for most blenders. I drink mine out and about from a Copco Sierra Tumbler, apart from this morning as the straw has gone missing *side eye kleptomaniac children of mine*.

Next up on the juice front is a three day cleanse… watch this space.

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MTT: The Ultimate Green Smoothie
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I use the broccoli stem in this rather than the viagra canada florets - there's so much goodness in the part we mostly throw away!
  • Handful green spinach
  • Handful green grapes
  • 1 apple, cored
  • Half a banana
  • 1 stick celery, chopped
  • 1cm piece of broccoli stem
  • 1 handful parsley - stalks and levitra oral gel leaves
  • Juice of the best choice half a lemon
  • Splash of cold (or coconut) water
  • 3 ice cubes
  1. Stick everything in the blender, blend until smooth. Easy as pie.



8 Responses

  1. Narrowboat Wife June 11, 2014 / 12:22 pm

    My friend has got me interested in juicing, she always has juice for breakfast. I’m about to get my own blender and then I’ll try out this recipe!

  2. Siobhan June 11, 2014 / 1:51 pm

    I totally agree Alice – I am hooked too

  3. Laura Agar Wilson (@lauraagarwilson) June 11, 2014 / 7:27 pm

    I’m a total green smoothie addict as well, I don’t know what I’d do without my vitamix as sad as that sounds. I’ve done a few cleanses, I’m kind of looking forward to doing one after I’ve finished breast feeding, I always feel so much better after them :-)

  4. Clare Mansell June 12, 2014 / 11:49 am

    I keep coming back to this picture on my bloglovin feed and thinking how yummy it looks! I might have to try it…

  5. Jenny June 12, 2014 / 2:43 pm

    This looks absolutely yummy. I must try it out. I am obsessed with my juicing and smoothies at the moment. On a healthier 2014 path….

  6. Tiny Discoveries June 14, 2014 / 7:28 pm

    I have been lusting after a Vitamix
    Please be totally honest- is it worth the HUGE investment ?

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