Recipes

This section of the site has over 70 recipes using fruit and vegetables.  These are subdivided into food,  juices and smoothies.

Each recipe not only gives you the ingredients and instructions on how to prepare the drink, but also the nutritional details of each juice and the health benefits of the ingredients in the juice.


Thick Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberries are an essential component for all-round wellbeing. They are especially rich in the antioxidants, proanthocyanidin and numerous other chemical substances that offer protection against a wide array of ailments.


Zesty Carrot Juice

Carrots are a source of many essential vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Its rich supply of antioxidants and vital nutrients offer cardiovascular benefits along with anti-cancer benefits.


Quintessential Cauliflower Juice

While cauliflower is the least nutrient rich member of the cruciferous family, its unique blend of anti-cancerous and anti-inflammatory micro-nutrients make it a must have juice. It should be consumed on a rotational basis with other members of the family.


Minty Cilantro/Corriander Juice

Coriander (seeds) and Cilantro (the green leaves and stems) is a potent herb with a wide range of health benefits. It is also one of the very limited numbers of herbs used for heavy metal detoxification, like mercury, lead, aluminium and cadmium and others.


Tropical Celery Tornado

Celery juice is a very hydrating food. It is also alkalizing and balances the body’s pH which is an essential component for good health. During ancient times celery was considered to be a medicinal herb useful for treating different health issues.


Tangy Cantaloupe Juice

When people consider healthy fruits, cantaloupe typically does not come to mind. This is unfortunate because the diversity of nutrients provided by a cantaloupe is a major health factor overlooked by most people.


Minty Broccoli Mix

Broccoli is packed with nutrients, phytonutrients and anti-oxidants. It is also highly valued for its abundance of anti-viral, anti-ulcer and anti-cancer activities, in addition to its natural ability to cleanse the liver. This easily available vegetable is loaded with goodness that offers an inexpensive to remain healthy.


Sunshine Orange Brussels Sprout Juice

Brussels sprouts, like other members of the same family are known for their immunity-promoting and anti-cancer properties. Drinking the juice ensures that the maximum amount of nutrients are absorbed by the body. The juice is best consumed as soon as possible after extraction as allowing it to sit in the air will deplete some of the health building components.


Blackberry-Green Smoothie

Blackberries are loaded with powerful antioxidants responsible for fighting free radicals and warding off some of the most common modern diseases. Juicing the berries maintains all these benefits.


Frozen Blueberry Charm

Consuming two cups of blueberries surpasses the benefits of all other types of berries combined. When combined with other healthy vegetables like cabbage, spinach or kale they make for great tasting healthy drinks that even children enjoy.


Sweet Cabbage Melody

Cabbage belongs to a family that is traditionally known as cruciferous vegetables. The group is known for supplying nutrients across a wide variety of categories and body systems. The easy to grow vegetable that is easily available around the globe all year comes in numerous varieties, with each providing unique health benefits.


Beet & Greens Juice

Beets are the source of betanin and vulgaxanthin, two of the best-studied betalains. Both of these nutrients provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification properties. While betalains can be found in other foods, beets have the highest concentration of these highly valuable nutrients.


Basil Berry Delight

Basil is a very fragrant herb that has traditionally been used as a seasoning and garnish in cooking. Recently it has become an important ingredient in juicing recipes due to the numerous health benefits it offers. While the leaves are the most commonly used part of the plant, its seeds, flowers and stem are equally nutritious.


Versatile Apple Juice

Apples are the most commonly cultivated and consumed fruit on the planet, making them easily accessible. Their naturally sweet taste, high nutritive value, and ease of blending with other fruits or vegetables make them the ideal juicing candidate.


Cenk’s mean green juice

Green juices are a great meal in their own right. This one is packed with vitamins, mineral, chlorophyll and enzymes.


Asparagus Divinity

Rich in dietary fibre and packed with vitamins, asparagus is considered to be a delicacy among vegetables. A bit on the pricy side due to the need for hand harvesting, it is easily available all year round, but the best flavour is attained during spring.


Very Berry Sprouted Smoothie

Alfalfa sprouts are a product of alfalfa seeds. The tiny sprouts are thread-like in structure with green tops. The seeds can be cultivated anywhere on the planet irrespective of climate or temperature. The highly nutritive sprouts have a mild taste making them the ideal addition to any smoothie recipe.


Paleo Tomato Salad

Enthusiasts of paleo and primal diets love this recipe: Ingredients: 3 or 4 tomatoes Bacon lardons 2 boiled eggs A tablespoon of mayonnaise A few anchovies A tablespoon of olive oil. Directions: Combine the sliced tomatoes with peeled boiled eggs cut into squares in a large salad bowl. Fry the […]


Kale and pasta: “priest stranglers”

This dish is called “priest stranglers” because of the shape of the pasta, which resembles twisted ribbons. According to an old tale, these delicious Fontina and kale dumplings got their name when a gluttonous priest ate too many of them too quickly. For maximum antioxidant power, use a buckwheat pasta. […]


Juicing Jicama

Jicama is great in juices. Because the juice of Jicama has a green bean flavor, you may want to add it to celery or carrot and then use up strongly flavored vegetables like kale. That would be: Jicama Celery / Carrots Kale Another delicious juice recipe with jicama is to […]