Here’s a feelgood martini! The Greener the Better!

Kick start you day with green energy!

Here’s what we’re juicing this week. Goin’ shopping for dark green veggies. The greener the better!

Here’s the recipe;

Skip the Coffee For This Energizing Green Juice Recipe

Now’s the time to replace your sugar-laden latte with this energizing green juice from Neka Pasquale, founder ofUrban Remedy. Low in sugar and rich in nutrients, Neka’s recipe also delivers a boost of energy when you need it the most. “A low-glycemic juice is your best option to maintain energy,” says Neka. “Added sugars can cause a spike in energy levels, and therefore, an energy crash later on. These ingredients will sustain you throughout the day.” Here’s why:

  • Cucumber: It contains phytonutrients that provide valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer benefits; it also contains B vitamins, which help support energy levels, says Neka.
  • Spinach: This dark, leafy green is a nutritional powerhouse! Spinach is high in iron, and a lack of iron equals a lack of energy. Neka’s advce? Add a few extra handfuls.
  • Celery: According to Neka, the juice from celery rapidly alkalinizes the body and is rich in vitamins and minerals. It is also very high in water, helping flush out toxins.
  • Parsley: Rich in energy-producing chlorophyll, parsley helps to build red blood cells, which equates to higher energy levels, Neka says. Added bonus: parsley also freshens breath and increases oxygenation of cells, which supports detoxification.

Die-hard juicers, get excited; the juice has a grassy, vegetal flavor that instantly helps you feel healthier and awake. Now, get ready to get energized

From Neka Pasquale, founder of Urban Remedy

Low-Glycemic Energizing Green Juice

NOTES

If you find this recipe is not sweet enough for you, add 1/2 an organic apple and a 1/4-inch knob of organic ginger for a sweet-spicy juice. You can also add two small beets with the greens; the beets will provide added sweetness and extra energy.

INGREDIENTS

4 leaves organic lacinato kale
1 organic cucumber
3 cups organic spinach
5 stalks organic celery
1/2 bunch organic parsley

DIRECTIONS

  1. Wash all ingredients, pat dry, and run through your juicer. Juice the parsley and kale in between the higher-water-content ingredients like cucumber and celery. Drink one glass immediately; the remaining juice should be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container and consumed within 3 days.

INFORMATION

CategoryDrinks, OtherYieldMakes 28 ounces

2014-02-03T11:36:18+00:00