7 Easy Healthy Juice Recipes

Grown-Up Tastes

Good Morning Juice Drink this juice first thing in the morning. It'll give you the energy to start your day right.

Prep: 15 Minutes 5 carrots (about 13 oz.) 1 large cucumber (about 12 oz.) 1/4 cup mint leaves or ginger mint leaves 1-inch slice of ginger Dash of salt Scrub produce, slice into pieces, and feed into juicer. Season with salt. Cover and chill if desired. Stir before serving. Serve over ice. Makes 2 servings.

Super Tomato Juice This doesn't have the high sodium of the canned drink and it's as flavorful as anything you can get at the store.

Prep: 15 Minutes 2 medium carrots 4 medium vine-ripened tomatoes, quartered 1 large red or yellow sweet pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut up 1/2 medium cucumber, peeled (about 6 oz.) 1/4 tsp. salt Few dashes bottled hot pepper sauce Kalamata olives, lime wedges, cracked pepper (all optional) Juice carrots, tomatoes, sweet pepper, and cucumber. Stir in salt and hot pepper sauce. Chill or serve over ice. Stir well before serving. Skewer kalamata olives and lime wedges on long wooden toothpicks. Top juice with skewers and cracked pepper. Makes 4 servings.

Sunshine in a Glass Because it's rich in antioxidants, this juice boosts your skin's ability to protect itself from the damaging effects of the sun.

Prep: 10 Minutes 4 carrots (10 oz.) 1 medium sweet potato (12 oz.) 1/2 cup packed parsley sprigs Dash salt Dash pepper Scrub produce well and cut into small chunks. Feed into juicer. Add salt and pepper. Serve over ice. Makes 1 serving.

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