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5 Green Juice Recipes (& the Health Benefits of Drinking It Regularly)

Drink your daily dose of veggies for better health.

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Headshot Crop By Cara O'Bleness January 25, 2022

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Do you struggle with consuming your daily requirement of veggies? Instead of composting yet another wilted bag of spring mix, there’s a better way to get your fix of leafy greens. A balanced diet is an important part of your overall wellness, and juicing is a great way to get your daily dose of greens — especially if you’re not a fan of veggies! Adding a green juice recipe or two to your weekly meals can help you stay on track with your wellness goals.

The Health Benefits of Green Juice

The CDC recommends most adults eat two to three cups of vegetables daily. If you can’t stomach salads, or turn your nose up at steamed broccoli, try drinking your veggies instead to reap the major health benefits:

Try These Green Juice Recipes

Get juicing with five of our favorite recipes!

​​Nina Agdal’s Refreshing Green Smoothie Juice

Ingredients

  • ½ of a lemon (rind removed)

  • ½ an inch of fresh ginger

  • ½ c. coconut water

  • Handful of fresh spinach

  • ½ green apple

  • ½ orange (rind removed)

  • A couple ice cubes

  • A splash of maple syrup (roughly 1 tbsp)

For preparation instructions and more delicious recipes, download Nina Agdal’s fitness app.

Kayla Nielsen’s Green Dream

Ingredients

  • ½ head of lettuce

  • ½ head of romaine

  • 1 cucumber

  • 3 stalks celery

  • ¼ grapefruit

  • 1 ripe pear

  • 1 lemon

  • Fresh ginger

  • ½ c. parsley

For preparation instructions and additional plant-based recipes, download Kayla Nielsen’s fitness app.

Nick Bare’s Fresh Green Powerhouse Juice

Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers

  • 1 c. pineapple

  • 2 kiwis

  • 6 stalks of celery

  • 1 lemon

  • 3 c. kale

  • 2 c. spinach

  • ½ in. piece of raw ginger root

  • Three ½ in. pieces of raw turmeric root

For preparation instructions and a nutrition program, download Nick Bare’s fitness app.

Steve Weatherford’s Hulk Juice

Ingredients

  • Handful of spinach

  • Handful of kale

  • 1 green apple

  • 1 banana

  • 3 small sticks of celery

  • 1 large carrot

  • 1 dime sized piece of ginger

  • ¼ of a lemon

  • Handful of ice

  • 32 oz. of water

For preparation instructions and nutrition resources, download Steve Weatherford’s fitness app.

Brynley Joyner’s Morning Greens Juice Recipe

Ingredients

  • Kale

  • Spinach

  • Celery

  • Cucumber

  • Green apple

  • Ginger

  • Lemon

Check out Brynley’s Instagram for similar recipes and download her fitness app to access the recipes that fuel her workouts.

BONUS Recipe

While not a “green” juice, this drink helps fight inflammation in the body, due to the powerful combination of ginger and turmeric. It’s a great recipe to add to your routine — try drinking it first thing in the morning!

Emily Samuel’s Anti-Inflammatory Juice

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lemons

  • Chunk of ginger

  • 3 shakes of turmeric

  • 1 tsp. honey

  • 1 glass of water

Head over to Emily’s Instagram for full preparation instructions and download her fitness app to access her workout programs.

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About the author

Cara O'Bleness

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Cara is a passionate writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience in print and online media. She loves storytelling and believes that words have the power to change the world. In her free time, Cara is an avid reader, enjoys meditating, and loves spending time with her husband and their chihuahua pug mix, Callie, streaming the latest horror flick or true crime documentary. She is a graduate of Michigan State University's School of Journalism.

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