5 deep cleansing juice recipes for this spring
14 March 2017
Deep cleansing with juice can often be the best way to treat your body to the detoxifying that it needs and there has been a recent trend in juicing retreats to do exactly that.
If you want to get the benefits from home, these deep cleansing juice recipes are easy to make and jam packed with vitamins that will aid your body’s recovery and rid it of anything harmful.
Ultimate green juice
Green juices are a great way to get a lot of vital nutrients in one go. The green colour is a sign that the ingredients are full of chlorophyll, which is what transports oxygen into our cells. To make the Ultimate Green Juice here’s what you’ll need:
- A few celery stalks
- 1 broccoli trunk
- 1 green apple
- 1 bunch of parsley
- ½ cucumber
- A handful of romaine lettuce
- A few stalks of kale
All you need to do is put it in your juicer and enjoy!
Beetroot, Apple and Blackberry juice
Beetroot may seem like an unusual choice for a juice recipe but it tastes great when put with the right ingredients and it is a good source of vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, folate and fibre. For this juice you’ll need:
- 3 small apples
- 1 beetroot
- 1 cup of blackberries
- 3 medium carrots
- 1 thumb of ginger
Chop, juice, shake and serve!
Ginger and Maple Elixir
This is a really simple recipe but it definitely packs a punch and is a perfect option for anyone who wants to lose stubborn belly fat. This juice will boost your metabolism and improve your digestion thanks to the huge amount of benefits that you can gain from ginger. Ginger is good for skin, can help with the effects of nausea, prevent symptoms of cold and flu and even help alleviate morning sickness. Here’s what you’ll need:
- 6 thin slices of ginger, peeled
- 2tsp maple syrup
- 3 cups of boiling water
Tropical tiredness buster
This recipe is perfect for starting your morning or treating yourself after a hard workout. Plus, it will make you feel as though you’re on a tropical island. For this one you’ll need a few more ingredients than the others:
- 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and sliced
- 1 small pineapple peeled, seeded and sliced
- 1 medium peeled kiwi
- 1 piece of freshly peeled ginger
- 1.2 cups of fresh coconut water
Blend it all up before stirring in your coconut water.
This one is a great replacement for those who want to curb their daily coffee consumption and you can even make it ahead of time so you don’t need to rush in the morning. For this you’ll need:
- 1 medium apple
- 4 medium carrots
- 8fl oz green tea
- 1tsp honey
- ¼ lemon
- 1 peeled orange
Make the cup of green tea separately from the rest of your juice. Add honey to the green tea, stir well and then pour into the juice before serving.
If you’re de-toxing with juice, remember to still drink enough water throughout the day. You should also never feel like you’re starving on a juice cleanse, so make sure you juice as regularly as you need to so that your appetite is satisfied.