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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]