Juice/Smoothie Feasting!!

We have been making fresh juices lately and they have been so yummy!!

I love that my kids get excited to make juice!

I also love that they like to drink it!!!

This juice had kale, celery, beets, cucumbers, apples, garlic, ginger, and lemon!  I add in some stevia and ice and it is super delicious!!

Don’t mind the face painting-we had spent the day at the zoo!!!

I love the color that beets add to a juice!  Did you know that consuming raw beets is cleansing to the blood??  If you research the health benefits of beets you will be amazed at how good they are for our bodies!!

After drinking this juice my husband and I decided that we would do a 1 day juice/smoothie feast the following day.   I did not have time to do any shopping so we decided to use what we had on hand.

We began our day with fresh homemade vanilla almond milk!

Next, we had fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and then some ginger tea!

For lunch we had a chocolate banana milkshake which is just bananas, leftover almond milk from breakfast, ice, and cacao powder with some stevia.

In the afternoon I made some green juice which consisted of:

kale, celery, limes, cucumbers, and apples….I placed everything in my VitaMix and blended it up like a smoothie!  Then I poured the mixture into a fine strainer bag and squeezed out all the juice!!

Next, we drank fresh squeezed orange juice blended with mangos!

For dinner we had tomato, garlic, green pepper, onion, basil, hemp oil, and cayenne blended together and warmed.  We ate this like a soup!

Lastly, we had beet, lemon, pineapple, and kiwi juice!

Squeezing beet juice through the strainer did a number on my hands though…I had red hands for a day!!!

We finished our night with some more ginger tea!!  It was a delicious and amazing day!!

What is your favorite juice??

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8 thoughts on “Juice/Smoothie Feasting!!

    • HA! When we were juicing I cut a piece off and showed my daughter how to use it as make up!! She loved it and looked so cute!!! It really is amazing how that works so well!!!!

  1. I have been missing my juice. I took back my juicer because I was not that happy with it. I have just been blending away these days, but there is something so yummy and easy on the stomach with juice. I need to go back and get another juicer very soon! What model are you using?

    • I really don’t like mine…it is a Kenmore-my dad bought it for me probably 15 years ago!! I need to buy a good one….it works but I usually end up putting the pulp back through to extract more juice! I also use my VitaMix and then strain through a nut mylk bag!! That works really good!!

  2. Love seeing kids getting involved in the kitchen. And drinking fresh juice and smoothies! I’d like to do a small juice feast like you did. I love beets in juice! Especially golden beets. 🙂

    • I just didn’t want the pulp for this juicing cleanse….sometimes I just want to have the vitamins/nutrients but I don’t want my body to have to digest any of it….both are fine to consume though 🙂

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