Think of juicing as a quick way to get lots of vitamins and nutrients into your body. Do your body some real good! We don’t do healthy juice cleanses and don’t use healthy juices as a meal replacement. Instead, we love making a small veggie-packed juice and enjoying it with our (usually fiber rich) breakfast or lunch.
The benefits are so profound, in fact, that you might just get addicted to juicing.Green juices are liquid gold for boosts of energy, nutrients, and restoration. Read more to know how you make a healthy green juice recipe!
- 1 Raw Coconut Water (500ml)
- 200 gr Spinach
- 1 Pack VITL Powder
- 1 Lemon
- 2 Pears
- 1 tsp Desiccated Coconut
PRESS all ingredients through a juicer in batches. Stir and sprinkle some desiccated coconut on your smoothie and serve immediately.
Adjust fruit and veggie amounts to suit your personal taste. More apple equals a sweeter drink. Store any extra in the fridge for up to one day.
There are a lot of benefits of using spinach in this smoothie. Spinach contains vitamin K, fiber, phosphorus, and thiamine. Most of the calories in spinach come from protein and carbohydrates.
Spinach is one of the best sources of dietary potassium, weighing in at 839 milligrams per cup (cooked). To compare, one cup of banana has about 539 milligrams of potassium.
A lack of iron in the diet can effect how efficiently the body uses energy. Spinach is a great source of iron, along with lentils, tuna, and eggs. Make sure to combine vitamin C-rich foods with plant iron to improve absorption.
Spinach is also one of the best sources of dietary magnesium, which is necessary for energy metabolism, maintaining muscle and nerve function, heart rhythm, a healthy immune system, and maintaining blood pressure. Magnesium also plays a part in hundreds more biochemical reactions that occur in the body.