Are you a fan of juices? I’m not talking about those sugary, sweet supermarket kinds, but the homemade varieties. These drinks provide you with massive antioxidant, fruit and veggie boosts with minimal effort — also known as a juice cleanse. That’s why you want to try out the juicing recipes that are just right for you.
You can buy all-natural juices from specialty brands, but they aren’t easy on the wallet — just a few days’ worth can quickly add up. Luckily, juices are easy to make at home with a juicer or high-powered blender. But if you aren’t sure what ingredients make the best juices, get excited. These delicious, nutritious juicing recipes from around the Web are sure to pique your taste buds and make healthy living taste that much more delicious.
22 Juicing Recipes That Are Healthy and Homemade
Inflammation is the root of most diseases — so why not stop it at the source? This juice is packed with anti-inflammatory foods that leave you feeling great. Pro tip: Use canned pineapple packed in juice (not syrup!) when pineapple isn’t in season to keep this juice easy on the wallet.
Beets and berries: No, it isn’t a new band, but a juice recipe your liver will thank you for. That’s because it’s packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that make for a great liver cleanse — plus, can you really resist that luscious color?!
Swap your afternoon coffee for this juice when that post-lunch slump hits. Refreshing and made with just a handful of ingredients, this beet carrot apple juice is the perfect perk.
Give your metabolism a jump-start with this citrus-based juice. Try it as a light breakfast or as an accompaniment to your normal eggs.
Who knew that staples like grapefruit, lemons and limes could help naturally reduce cellulite and detox the body? I love that the main ingredient, grapefruit, is a natural weight loss and cellulite reducer. Plus, who needs orange juice when grapefruit is packed with vitamin C?
Three fruity, juicy ingredients make for one naturally sweet juice. This recipe, packed with antioxidants and immunity-boosting ingredients, is the perfect way to start your day right.
It’s not always easy to get enough greens in each day. Luckily, this juice helps you fight half the battle. Packed with cucumbers, celery and lettuce, you’ll have a few servings of veggies before breakfast is over.
So simple, yet so good. This immunity-boosting juice is loaded with everyone’s favorite green, kale, and garlic, one of the best natural anti-inflammatory agents. It’s zesty, it’s power-packed and it’s the juice you need.
Powerful turmeric is one of the most powerful spices around, so it’s no surprise that it makes an appearance in this zesty, wholesome juice. You won’t believe the flavor that comes out of just four ingredients, either.
Blended with water, this golden glow elixir might not be a strict “juice,” but you won’t mind once you notice how great it leaves you feeling. Apples and oranges make an appearance, as do turmeric and ginger, a digestive wonder.
Sure, you’ve heard of green juice, but are you ready for purple juice? A variety of bold-colored fruits and veggies are found in this juice, from beets and red cabbage to carrots and kale. It might sound like a weird combo, but this juice is filled with cancer-fighting compounds and anti-inflammatory agents — and there’s nothing weird about that.
Ladies, this one is especially for you. If you find your hormones out of whack or need help feeling like yourself during that time of the month, try this green juice. This juicing recipe, brimming with parsley, celery, spirulina powder and other nutrients, is just what the doctor ordered.
There’s no reason to buy V8 juice in the store — you can make the bottled drink yourself. Simmering or steaming the veggies first gives this juice recipe just the right texture while adding Worcestershire sauce provides just the right amount of saltiness. Bye bye, V8. Hello homemade.
Not only is this juice absolutely stunning in color (don’t let the pink keep you away, men!), but it’s great for you too. The beets pack an anti-inflammatory punch and detox the blood — and there’s so much pigment that you won’t believe there’s a bunch of kale in there, too.
The next time you feel a cold coming on, stop it in its tracks with this immunity-boosting juice recipe. Vitamins in general are terrific at building up your defenses, and this juice is full of them, from vitamin C to vitamin A. And with just enough sweetness, thanks to the apple, this juice feels more like a treat than a natural cold-preventer.
Is your head throbbing? Sip on this juice. Magnesium is known to be a headache remedy, and this drink has heaps of it. With just half a pineapple (use canned if necessary), your choice of leafy greens, a stick of celery, lemon and ginger, you likely already have the ingredients you need.
If you think fresh drinks are just for adults, think again. This kid-friendly juice recipe is a great way to sneak some extra veggies into your child’s diet. Plus, it tastes so good the entire family will love it!
While this juice might taste like a sip of the tropics, it’s pretty impressive how much green is in here. We’re talking kale and Swiss chard, which is often overshadowed by its popular cousin but full of antioxidants and other nutrients in its own right. Start your day with this simple beverage.
This powerful juice is the perfect way to energize in the morning. If the color alone doesn’t do it, the refreshing flavors of grapefruit, oranges and berries will.
20. Spinach Shots
It’s time to knock back a few shots — spinach shots, that is. This shot requires just three ingredients for a quick snack and veggie boost. I especially love the suggestion to cook up the leftover pulp and toss with pasta for a super-simple dinner.
If you’re a fan of store-bought fruit juices, this homemade juice recipe will change your world. Strawberries, watermelon and cucumber combine to produce one of the most refreshing, zestiest drinks you’ve had. For even more flavor, serve this one with fresh mint.
OK, cilantro haters won’t enjoy this juice recipe. But for those who are fans of the herb, this juice is a real treat. That’s because cilantro rids the body of heavy metals, lowers anxiety and improves sleep — not too shabby! Adding oranges ensures this juice doesn’t taste super “green” and adds some vitamin C-packed citrus. Yum!