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Simple Juicing Recipes For The Rookie Juicer

My recommended reading for those new to juicing is 'Juicing for Life' by Cherie Calbom. The fruits and veggies that are in bold are my favorites.

  • Carrots (about 6-8 medium size) 
  • Celery (2-3 stalks)
  • Apple (1 apple)
  • Beet (1/2 to start, increase to 1 beet) 
  • Ginger (1/2 to1 inch to start) 
  • Oranges (no more than 2 per session) 
  • Cucumber (1 half)
  • Sweet Potato (1 half)
  • Grapes (1 handful)
  • Any kind of Melon (1/4 melon)
  • Tomato (no more than 2 medium tomatoes)
  • Lemon & Lime (no more than 1)
  • Pineapple (no more than what will fit in your hand) 
  • Cabbage (no more than a quarter cabbage)


Recipe #1

“The Standby” Carrot, Celery & Apple

Recipe #2

“The Digester” Carrot, Apple & Beet

Recipe #3

“Carrot/Orange Surprise” Carrot, Celery, Orange & Ginger

Recipe #4

“Heartburn Quencher” Cabbage, Celery, Ginger & Pineapple

Recipe #5

“Inflammation Reducer” Carrot, Pineapple, Pear & Ginger

Get Crazy! You can get really creative with Juicing because it’s very forgiving. Make sure that you are drinking at least 20oz of freshly juiced juice/water first thing in the morning. Sip it slowly, never guzzle. You can cut the juice with water to make it go further and feel more full.