Steamed juices are the warming, soothing relief you didn’t even know you needed for winter.
This week’s a doozie for me, so I’m just posting this simple juice recipe to tide you all over until next week when I should have something a little heartier for you. I love this fruit combo—the pineapple is nice and sweet, but the grapefruit is more on the tart side, so it’s a really nice balance. It would make an awfully nice refreshment sitting on a Seattle patio this week…the weather is looking UP, friends! Hope you’re enjoying your day! M Pineapple-Grapefruit Juice Ready in: 5 min Ingredients: 3/4 cup cubed pineapple 1 grapefruit Directions: Send all the ingredients through a juicer, pour, and go kick your feet up—you deserve it! Need more of a fix? Try my Fancy Pants Grapefruit:
Cinnamon? On a green juice?? Yep! This post is inspired by a juice I used to get at a downtown Seattle shop called The Juicy Café, and that combo sounded just as weird to me as it might be sounding to you right now. But, one sip and I was hooked. This recipe also calls for a sprinkle of Himalayan sea salt, and there’s just something about the flavor created from that, the celery—which plays a big part—and cinnamon that just works. And it’s a fun tweak that keeps the basic green juice from getting boring. Hope you love it as much as I do! M Green Chai Juice Ready in: 5 min Yeilds: One 10 to 12 ounce juice Ingredients: 1/2 cucumber 4 celery stalks, cut in half 1/2 apple 1/2 lemon w/peel sliced off Large handful of spinach (or other greens) 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon Pinch of Himalayan sea salt Directions: Juice all produce together, then sprinkle with cinnamon and sea salt. TIP: Ball up the spinach and push it through the juicer either between the other …
I usually try to incorporate veggies into my juices, but every once in a while I just want a sweet liquid treat. The lemon in this juice keeps things from getting too sweet, while ginger gives it a little zing. And this one is 7-year-old, blond-pig-tailed, UW-fan-approved, as you’ll see below. I enlisted the help of one my favorite little friends for this post. Happy juicing! M Pear Apple Zinger Single Serving Ready in: 5 min Ingredients: 1 pear 1-inch piece ginger 1/2 apple 1/2 lemon Directions: Slice the rind off the lemon, and cut up fruit into pieces that fit the juicer tube. Juice it up. And put some muscle into it like my little friend. Check out the guns on that girl! 😉 Pour and enjoy! (By the way, how about that juice foam? I usually am not a fan, but with this one I think it looks really pretty!)