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Blake Lively’s Intoxicating Detoxification Juice Recipe

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Juice_JuiceGeneration_400Sweet, bitter, mild, and fresh – this drink marries many tastes into one beautifully proportioned, and completely addicting, combination. From The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies.

I fancy myself as a foodie, because man, oh man, do I love to eat. I come from a Southern family, so my taste leans more toward butter and sugar than veggies; if they’re battered in cornmeal and fried, then I’m in! Growing up, I was interested in creative preparations of vegetables that were able to mask their flavor. Then a few years ago, I had a juice that changed it all for me—a mix that’s better than any po’ boy you’ll ever eat. The vegetables in their purest form are refreshing and palate cleansing, while the sweet notes of the fruits and mint make it both quenching and intoxicating. Now I can get my dose of veggies in a delicious way and feel proud doing it. And boy, does is counter the guilt I feel when pulling out the ice cream.
—Blake Lively, actor

1 cup kale
2 leaves Swiss chard
½ cup parsley
½ small beet
½ cup pineapple
2 medium green apples
1 sprig fresh mint
½ medium lemon, peeled
Juice.

Red apples can also be used; these will add extra sweetness.

The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies

The Juice Generation: 100 Recipes for Fresh Juices and Superfood Smoothies

Eric Helms

Author

Eric Helms is the founder of Juice Generation, the independent chain of juice bars. In 2009 he co-created Cooler Cleanse with Salma Hayek, which delivers detoxifying juice cleanses and raw food meals nationwide. He grew up in Virginia and lives in New York City.

 

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