Blushing Garden Juice

beet juice

Juices are absorbed so quickly by our systems. The best way to savor a juice is to “chew” it first in your mouth to activate the salivary process of digestion. On an empty stomach, juices absorb through the stomach lining, taking much less energy to digest. Beets and their greens are a great liver cleanser, and lemon juice stimulates the liver to make enzymes. Recipe from  Warming Up to Living Foods* by Elysa Markowitz.

Serves: 2

  • 6 to 8 carrots
  • 1 beet
  • 2 beet green leaves
  • 2 stalks celery
  • 1/2 unwaxed cucumber
  • 1 lemon, cut in wedges, optional

Juice the carrots, beet, greens, celery, and cucumber together.

Serve in glasses, running some cut lemon around the rim of each glass and garnishing with a lemon wedge, if desired.

Reprinted by permission of The Book Publishing Company. 

*This post contains affiliate links. If the product is purchased by linking through this review, VegKitchen receives a modest commission, which helps maintain our site and helps it to continue growing!

image_pdfimage_print

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>