Whatever your New Year’s resolutions, at least one of them probably included the word “healthier.” Fortunately, juicing is a simple way to pack more nutrients into the day. These 11 healthy juice recipes can ensure it’s also tasty.
1. Tangy Greens and Apple Juice
Chowhound’s tart, healthy tonic combines four kinds of leafy greens for an immediate vitamin boost.
2. Carrot Cake Juice
All the flavor benefits of dessert, without the sugar or regret. The secret ingredient that makes this Bakers Royale recipe stand apart from other juices: crunchy granola.
3. Watermelon Juice with Fleur de Sel
Chowhounds’s two-ingredient refresher is the perfect thing on a hot summer day. The tiny addition of sea salt brings the fruit front-of-palate.
4. Root Vegetable Juice
Our bodies tend to crave what happens to be in season. In winter, it’s this Chowhound recipe packed with parsnips, carrots, and beets.
5. Orange Mint Coconut Water
The addition of club soda makes this recipe from Healthy Nibbles & Bits feel more like a rewarding cocktail than a drab nutrient boost. The plus? This one will hydrate you as it strengthens your immune system.
6. Rejuvenating Root Juice
Carrots gives this Gourmande in the Kitchen recipe a sweet personality, while a pinch of cayenne really wakes up the senses.
7. Deep Red Juice
The powerhouse ingredient in this Goodness Is Gorgeous recipe is red cabbage, which helps detoxify the body with large amounts of vitamins C and A.
8. Apple-Lemon-Ginger Juice
The perfect all-purpose sipper for when you’re feeling slightly under the weather. Apples and ginger boost the immune system while fighting off sore throats and runny noses.
9. Healthy Sangría
You probably won’t even realize you’re boosting your immune system with this virgin sangría by Natural Sweet Recipes, made with freshly squeezed orange juice.
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Photo credits: 1, 3, 4, and 8 by Chris Rochelle / Chowhound; 2 by Bakers Royale; 5 by Healthy Nibbles & Bits; 6 by Gourmande in the Kitchen; 7 by Goodness Is Gorgeous; 9 by Natural Sweet Recipes
Shelly Westerhausen is the founder of Vegetarian ‘Ventures, a food blog that focuses on planet-based recipes and healthy eating habits. In her free time, you can find her rocking a wolf T-shirt, sipping on hibiscus tea, and working on her magazine, Driftless.