Doesn’t it seem like everyone is juicing?!

Pinterest is full of delicious looking concoctions, and I have to say I find it an awesome way to up my intake of greens!




So I don’t actually have a juicer or even a vitamix, but I have a pretty new blender that makes some awesome, healthy drinks.  I’m a huge fan of the green smoothie, and I’ve recently started getting into the juice.




The benefit of juicing in a blender is that you don’t get rid of the pulp.  With a good blender, you barely notice it and it keeps all of the nutrients of your veggies in the drink




This week, I used some of the sweet strawberries from my Costco sized container and a few slices of kiwi.




The rest got packaged up for lunch during the week.  So although juicing isn’t new to everyone, it’s new to my kitchen, and I just might be addicted.




Especially since now that I know I can double my batch and have fresh juice ready for the next morning.




It just needs a shake and then you can grab it and go!





Do you make juice?

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Strawberry, Kiwi, and Kale Juice



1 cup strawberries

1 kiwi, sliced

1 large handful of spinach or kale

1 cup coconut water or tap water

1 tbsp ground flax or chia seeds (optional)

Lemon juice from 1/4 of a lemon

Ice cubes



Place water and greens in blender and chop.

Then add the rest of the ingredients and blend on low for about 1 minute.  Increase to high and blend until smooth.

Add ice and blend well!

Store in water bottle or glass jar.

11 thoughts on “Juiced

  1. Your jar totally threw me off for a moment, I was like wait why is she adding salsa!? JUST KIDDING! I am a much bigger fan of smoothies over juice, I do NOT like to waste. GIMME THAT FIBER!

  2. I thought the same thing as Brittany! I was like where does the salsa go!! So funny! That recipe sounds great!!
    2 recipes I like: vegetarian chocolate protein powder, yogurt, frozen berries, and peanut butter. (if I have spinach I will add it) OR
    OJ, frozen pineapple, and yogurt.

  3. I don’t have a juicer at home and other than making smoothies in my vitamix, I haven’t tried it at home. However, I LOVE getting fresh juice at the co-op! Best combo ever: beets, apples, carrots, lemon and lots of ginger!

  4. Of course I juice. I do them in my blender also. I don’t see the reason to drink it wo the fiber. I want it all!!! People get grossed out but there are some plenty tasty green juices mixes u can do. Gotta try this one. But I prefer spinach, it really gets mixed in. With kale I feel the curls jajahahaha

  5. My husband was on a juicing kick a while back. I just couldn’t get in to it. I would try his concoctions and I was not impressed. I think they were too heavy on the greens and not enough fruits for me. I have been making protein shakes with frozen strawberries a lot lately with the Nutribullet. That thing is powerful!

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