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Juicing Heirloom & Specialty Tomatoes – Taking Juicing to a Whole New Level

I know what you're thinking. At first glance, the idea of juicing heirloom and specialty tomatoes might seem wildly extravagant. Downright decadent and completely impractical. But honestly, it is nothing short of miraculous, and once you try it, I can promise you, you'll never look back. Heirloom tomatoes are those wildly shaped, rainbow spectrum specimens of tomato gracing gourmet grocers' shelves seasonally with hugely inflated price tags. Even at Farmers [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Juicing, Recipes|0 Comments

9 Things You Need to Know Before You Start a Juice Cleanse

1. You should know your fasting blood sugar levels (first thing in the morning) before you begin a cleanse. If blood sugar levels are normal, including fruit juices as a midafternoon treat during a cleanse is fine. Otherwise, restrict higher sugar content ingredients in your juicing plan. Pre-diabetic or diabetic persons should work with their personal health care professional closely during any cleanse. Knowing your fasting blood sugar levels before [...]

By | July 5th, 2016|Juicing|0 Comments

Increase the Healing Power of Your Juices with Healing Dandelion

Summer is the perfect time for juicing with all the fresh produce coming up in the garden and at the farmers market. It's also a great way to handle bumper crops of greens, squash and melons. There is nothing like a whole garden bed of kale, lettuce or spinach to get you in the mood to juice - because there is just no way to eat all of that great [...]

By | July 5th, 2014|Juicing|0 Comments

Save Your Pumpkin for Pie – The Ugly Truth about Pumpkin Juice

I've been seeing a lot of pumpkin juice recipes floating around the Internet recently, and got intrigued. I've never juiced pumpkin before and the other night I harvested a little pumpkin from our garden, around 6 inch diameter, and thought I'd give it a try. The skin of the pumpkin is very hard and dry, and I couldn't imagine it would be a good idea pushing that through my trusty [...]

By | October 24th, 2013|Juicing|0 Comments

Look Younger and Live Longer with this Fall Harvest Juice

This must be one of the best tasting juices we've ever created, and it's super good for you! The grapes and green apples work really well together, the cucumber makes it light, and the kale and celery give it some bitter overtones. We didn't add any carrots to this one to keep it an all-green juice, and not lose that refreshing tart-bitter flavor. Juice Recipe So here's how you make [...]

By | October 11th, 2013|Juicing|0 Comments

Trouble Sleeping? Try Hop Juice!

Hop Juice?? As in Juicing Hops?! My husband harvested the flowers from our hops plant yesterday, he uses them for his home brewed beers. He had set them out to dry on our kitchen table, and the wonderful floral aroma of those hops filled the entire kitchen. I was making juice that consisted mainly of cucumbers (we have a ton of those in our garden right now), and was trying [...]

By | September 16th, 2013|Juicing|4 Comments

Barley Grass Juice

This article on making your own barley grass juice from barley grass grown at home is an excerpt from my book "Juicing with the Omega Juicer: Nourish and Detox Your Body for Vitality and Energy" from the chapter Reference Guide to Great Juicing Ingredients: Poaceae/Grasses Family Barley Grass Wheat Grass Oat Grass Excellent source of chlorophyll, as well as a complete amino acid profile. Also excellent source of vitamins A, C [...]

By | August 26th, 2013|Juicing|0 Comments