Up-And-Go Energising Juice

June 25, 2015 0 Comments

By Bella Walton

Some days, there is nothing I love more than to start my day with a fresh veggie juice – packed with nutrition, easy to digest, and tastes so refreshing! I know it sounds cliché, but I truly feel like it’s nourishing every part of my being on a deep cellular level.

I don’t juice every morning, - I simply don’t have time. I find juicing particularly great on days when I don’t feel like sitting down to a big bowl of veggies for breakfast, but I still want to pack them in to the start of my day. I think it is important when making your juice to consider the quantity of vegetables you are putting in. You wouldn’t sit down to eat a kg of carrots in one sitting, so it’s probably not wise to juice a kg to drink in a matter of minutes! When I make a juice I consider how many veggies I would happily sit down to eat in a meal, and juice that portion. Often this makes a smaller glass, but I am completely fine with that. Sip it, and enjoy it!

This is my favorite recipe at the moment. It’s so yummy, very energizing, and has a lot to offer in keeping my immune system strong during these colder months.

Up-And-Go Energising Juice
(Serves 1)
2 stalks of celery
1 medium carrot, peeled
½ lemon, rind cut off
½ apple
3-5cm knob ginger (I love ginger, so I add a big bit!)
Filtered water (I run this through the machine at the end to get the last of the juice out and dilute my drink a little)

Naturopathic tip: It is fine to add a little sweetness to your veggie juice in the way of fruit. Just remember to not go overboard. ½-1 piece is plenty. Also! Lemon, ginger, and mint all add sweetness, so give them a go too!

We’d love to see you giving this a go, or putting together your own combination for us to try! Tag us @the_well_nest_kitchen #wellnestwednesday #twnk #eatmoreplants

image: thechalkboardmag.com






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