Minty Grapefruit Green Juice

September 1, 2012

I’m still juicing!

In fact, I’ve been enjoying my daily green juices SO much that I bought myself a handy dandy brand new Breville juicer!

…everyone else was getting them…

After doing my research… or just reading this great blog of juicing information, I went with the Breville Juice Fountain Plus JE98XL, ordered from Harvest Essentials. The company is great and the price was right. Can’t beat that combination.

Unless of course, it’s a combination of food…

I have to tell you, I am thrilled with my purchase. Not only is it WAY easier to clean, put together, and use overall, this juicer seems to be much more efficient. I get more juice from the same amount of ingredients than an older Cuisinart I was using.

Anyway, here’s my latest favorite juice:

Even though I haven’t been blogging much, I’ve been going crazy in the kitchen. Baking, cooking, blending, mixing, juicing, smoothie-ing. I’ve been making some pretty interesting items, most of which are fabulously delicious. I’ve taken quite a few photos, too, so when I find some free time (not much of that around here anymore!) then I will make sure you get the recipes.

But for now, enjoy these breakfast smoothies I’ve been lovin’ on lately… Strawberry Kale Cardamom Smoothie. Mmmmmm! (Promise!)

This breakfast smoothie is wonderful. Crisp and light with the sweet tartness of strawberries, with a touch of added spice from the cinnamon and cardamom. The coconut water and meat really add a creaminess, but if you do not have access to fresh coconuts, try the avocado substitution- any healthy fat will do!

 

Not only are my green juices and smoothies strangely amazing tasting, but they also fit right in alignment with my Insanity workouts (and loose following of the Insanity Diet Protocol..).

Insanity-wannabe Workouts tomorrow!

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davis22 February 26, 2015 at 10:53 PM

I’ll try this recipe sometime soon!

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jancampbell February 18, 2015 at 9:54 AM

Brilliant recipes! I’ll sure try them out. The one I particularly like is the Strawberry Kale Cardamom Smoothie. I’ll try making one this weekend and tell you how good it was 😛 I tried the minty grapefruit green juice recipe after looking it up on http://benefitsofjuicing.net/mean-green-machine/ and it turned out to be delicious. Now let’s see how good yours is 😛 Trust me if I like it I’ll recommend your blog to others. Cheers!

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