Juicing

May 6, 2015

Vegetable Juice Recipes II

The culinary world is high on the success of its fame, and yet it still remains a novelty for some and daunting for others. The popularity of all things culinary makes it A-OK to play with your food and juicing is no exception. Green juicing can be an acquired taste. Unless the juice is an intriguing vibrant green, the murky color mixture of the juice is a turnoff, and for some even getting that vibrant green juice down is not easy.

We eat and drink with our sense of sight and smell, and a ruddy colored juice is a tough one to get past. To make vegetable juicing more exciting than the standard, kale-tomato-cucumber juice, I’ve created some great tasting juices inspired by some of the worlds most extraordinary culinary corners, Italy, France, Asia, and Mexico.

I do not use said amounts when making my juice. Rule of thumb, if you keep your ingredients to 1-2 pieces, stalks, cups etc…with approximately 6 ingredients you’ll have about 8-12 ounces of juice. If you add more ingredients and/or larger portion sizes you’ll make more juice. Depending on how much juice you want to make adjust your amounts. If you’re looking for nutritional information on fruits and vegetables visit the United States Department of Agriculture National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

jugo

A Taste of Mexico: South of the Border Jugo Juice

 

 

A Taste of Mexico: South of the Border Jugo Juice

tomato
cucumber
tomatillo
cilantro [leaves and stems]
lime (peeled)
[use as much as you want, depending how limey you want it]
jalapeno pepper
[with or without seeds depending how hot you want it]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
italian

A Taste of Italy: Italian Countryside Juice

 

 

A Taste of Italy: Italian Countryside Juice

escarole
tomato
zucchini
basil
vidalia onion (sweet)
garlic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
provence

A Taste of Provence: Ratatouille Juice

 

 

A Taste of Provence: Ratatouille Juice

yellow squash
zucchini
tomatoes
eggplant
red pepper
green pepper
garlic
vidalia onion (sweet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
thai

A Taste of Thai: Asian Spice Juice

 

 

A Taste of Thai: Asian Spice Juice
bok choy
celery
eggplant
Thai basil
(if unavailable use 1/2 Italian basil, 1/2 mint)
kaffir lime leaves
(if unavailable use lime zest)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
gazpacho

Gazpacho Juice

 

 

Gazpacho Juice
tomatoes
collard greens
cucumber
celery
peppers, green or red
vidalia onion (sweet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
summer garden

Summer Garden Juice

 

 

Summer Garden Juice
zucchini
eggplant
yellow squash
peppers
tomatoes
vidalia onions (sweet)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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