The festive season is a wonderful time of year that brings families, friends and loved ones together to celebrate the end of another year with food, fun and laughs. It is usually during the silly season that we find ourselves at feast after feast and over-indulging is basically unavoidable. Cold pressed juices are not only a lovely and refreshing drink for everyone to sip on, they're also great for giving our body much needed nutrients. During this time added stress, less exercise and sweet treats are only inevitable. We have compiled some of our favourite Christmas Juice Recipes which are not only great as an alcoholic alternative but we have also included juice recipes for the lead up to the big day and for days afterwards. If you do enjoy a tipple then add your favourite Beveridge for at tasty cocktail.
Pre-Christmas Juice Recipes
Did you know that drinking cold press juice can be a fantastic way to de-stress and alleviate tension? There are a range of fruits and vegetables
Bliss in a Hemp Seed Ball
When we think of hemp we think of getting high but is hemp the same as marijuana? In a nutshell, no, they are simply both part of the cannabis family. Using delicious hemp seeds in these delicious hemp seed bliss ball recipes you will get high on the delicious taste and natural health benefits of this special seed.
The Chinese knew that hemp seeds were healthy and used them as medicine for thousands of years particularly for mental illness related issues. Hemp seeds are rich in healthy fats
For lack of a better word - green is good and everyone seems to know it. It seems that "green juice diets" and "green juice detoxes" are becoming quite a popular health craze of late.
Seen in the media with celebrities and fitness enthusiasts alike promoting the benefits for weight loss, skin rejuvenation, improved energy levels and to generally cleanse the body. Beginning a green juice detox is quite a big under-taking, but your body will love you for it! There are many detox methods available today, from kits sold at health food shops, to fasting, to herbal mixtures. There is also the juice detox method which is best done with a juicer that produces a cold pressed juice.
A juice detox can be a solution to weight or existing health problems, and will
You don't have to use fruit in your juice! Vegetable juices are packed full of nutrients and are a vital addition to any raw food diet. Make sure you leave the skins on your veggies when juicing because so many nutrients can be lost after peeling. Your Cold Press Juicer will preserve all the living enzymes in your vegetables for the healthiest juice possible!
The combination of watercress, spinach
The health benefits of cold pressed living juice are abundant and so many people around the world are joining the Living Juice revolution. The best produce can be found at your local farmer's market or green grocer. Buy as much fruit as you can. It's time to start juicing!
If you don't already have a juicer and you are wanting to follow a healthy raw food diet, it is essential that you purchase a Cold Press Juicer, which will quickly become your favourite appliance in your Raw Food Kitchen.
It is estimated that the average adult will get sick between 2-3 times a year and instead of fighting the common cold naturally, most people will opt to gorge on over the counter pharmaceuticals. Dr Norman Walker wrote "the human body is inextricably dependent on the quality of food that it intakes". Our bodies rely on nutrients that come from the fibres of fresh fruits and vegetables that help us when we encounter ailments and illness.
There is no more powerful medicine than the properties which come from freshly squeezed fruits and vegetables. Dr Norman Walker spent years researching the benefits of cold press juicing and concluded that juicing was the most efficient and natural way to cure ailments because it was the only method which separated minerals and water in fresh produce from the fibres, and was digested into the bloodstream in a matter of minutes.
When you juice you cleanse
"Let your food be your medicine and your medicine be your food" - Hippocrates
It is estimated that the average adult will get sick between 2-3 times a year and instead of fighting the common cold naturally, most people will opt to gorge on over the counter pharmaceuticals. Dr Norman Walker wrote “the human body is inextricably dependent on the quality of food that it intakes”. Our bodies rely on nutrients that come from the fibres of fresh fruits and vegetables that help us when we encounter ailments and illness.
There is no more powerful medicine than the properties which come from freshly squeezed fruits and vegetables. Dr Norman Walker spent years researching the benefits of cold press juicing and concluded that juicing was the most efficient and natural way to cure ailments because it was the only method which separated minerals and water in fresh produce from the fibres, and was digested into the bloodstream in a matter
Enjoying your cold press juicer doesn't have to end at juicing. Although they churn out nutritious juices time after time, they also expel fresh pulp. What most people don't realise is that the pulp is still contains nutrients and has lots of fibre in it. Depending on the produce you are juicing the pulp will may be quite wet or dry, but both will still have a large amount of dietary fibre available.
A constant question we get asked by our customers is: "What can I do so I don't waste any of the produce I juice?" With this in mind, we have compiled a collection of ideas and recipes to add to your collection.
What can you do with the leftover pulp?
This is the first thing you might think of and if you love composting, using left over pulp in your garden is one of the most natural and green ideas to help the environment. This process absorbs carbon from the atmosphere, locking it away
Fresh and Light Juicy Delight Muesli
This Fresh & Light Muesli is one of our most refreshing muesli recipes and is great as a healthy, delicious alternative to having milk in your muesli. Adding more fruit into your raw food diet will increase your body's ability to fight toxins, helping you look and feel healthy and full of vitality.
1 cup oats
½ cup of white grapes
Machine set up:
- First place the Living Juicer Mincing Strainer into the drum and onto the screw. Living juicers like Oscar Neo cold press juicer are perfect for this use. Attach the drum cap onto the end of the drum by turning it counter clockwise until you feel it sits firmly. Then screw the Mincing Nozzle onto the drum cap turning it counter clockwise onto notch 1.
- Place a big bowl
Did you know that the Oscar Neo 1000 and the Oscar VitalMax 900 juicers are excellent soup makers? If you want an alternative method to add to your raw food diet and get a meal from your juicer, you can add soups to your list of healthy juicing recipes!
Just select the vegetables you would like, keeping the pulp adjustment nozzle on the lowest setting to allow for pulp to enter with the juice. If you want your soup thinner, you can tighten the pulp adjustment nozzle to have less texture and fiber in it.
You canadd some fat superfoods like avocado if you don't want to add butter later, add salt and pepper and warm it gently in a saucepan. But be careful not to overheat it you don't kill off any enzymes. You can add spices, seeds, fresh herbs and finish with a drizzle of olive oil, if desired!
Here are some wonderful Raw Soup Recipes :
Tomato Basil Soup:
Ingredients (for 1 serving):
- 2 tomatoes
- 10-12 leaves
Here are some great healthy recipes for making the most out of your juicer and getting the maximum amount of nutrients from your raw foods. These recipes can be used as part of your daily juicing routine, or you can experiment with your own ideas. Our Cold Press Juicers will make it an easy and fun process!
Ginger to taste
1 green apple
WHEAT-GRASS, BARLEY GRASS OR ALFALFA JUICE
Place a bunch of wheat-grass (about ¾ inch diameter) tip down into the feeding Chute. Feed carrots and other desired fruits or vegetables into the chute for a milder tasting combination for those who haven’t tried pure wheat-grass juice before.
APPLE AND CELERY JUICE