category_drink80DSCN6392JUICE! – You can make some beautiful juices: watermelon and strawberry, nectarine and raspberry…but that’s not what this is about! This is about ingesting the maximum amount of vegetables with full on phyto-micro-nutrient-anti-oxidant stuff and minimising fruit juice’s blood sugar kick.

Juiced vegetables on their own aren’t particularly delicious, so I do add some fruit. After considerable experimentation, this is what I’ve settled on for my mid-afternoon-keep-me-writing-til-tea-time drink. To save time I tend to make a jugful and freeze it in plastic cups, defrosting it just before I’m going to drink it. These recipes make one large glass though. I use a champion juicer; vitamix is also supposed to be excellent.

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