Guest Blogger: The Global Girl – Green Juice Recipe

2 Aug

Please welcome a frist time contributor to VBU!, Ndoema, here she is in her own words, ” I am a triple citizen and I’ve lived in a dozen countries around the world. I’m passionate about Fashion, Green Living and Nutrition. I share my passions at my newly launched Style and Lifestyle Blog The Global Girl. I’ve thrived on a plant-based diet of over 20 years now. First as a vegetarian, then for over 15 years as a vegan and over 5 years ago I transitioned to a raw vegan/frutarian diet. I’ve never felt better in my life! I’m on Day 67 of my second 92-Day juice fast which I’m chronicling on my blog. It’s the most rewarding and life transforming journey!” What fantastic dedication.

You can connect with Ndoema here:
Instagram: @theglobalgirl – http://instagrid.me/theglobalgirl
Please welcome Ndoema!

Green juice recipe for 92-day juice feast: Green Juice with tomato, cucumber, kale and basil.

This green juice is one of the staples of my 92-day juice feast.

When I was first introduced to juicing, I loved the idea right away. I bought a juicer, ran to the nearest farmer’s market, came back with three heads of cabbage and threw them down the chute. Then…. I attempted to drink this down. I gagged on it and thought juicing may be good for you but it’s absolutely disgusting! Well for all juicing newbies out there, I hope this will save you the unpleasant experience. I’ve learnt over the years that hitting the right combination and the right proportions makes a world of difference. Choosing your base is very important (meaning the bulk of your juice), and using tomato and cucumber is always a win. It’s really a mild and appealing combination that makes getting your greens down really easy. Herbs take any juice to the next level, so I really recommend adding fresh, fragrant herbs to your juices. I use a variety of herbs but basil is my absolute favorite. Just a tiny bit makes a huge difference. Kale (or spinach) to pump up the green intake is great. I can easily juice an entire head of kale at a time but if you’re just starting out I’d recommend adding just a few leaves and tasting as you go to make sure the juice isn’t turning “hard core” green. Adding a lemon (with the skin if it’s organic and you know for sure it hasn’t been waxed) helps to cut that “green” taste down if you’re not too into it. I like to add a clove of garlic or a little green onion to make it extra savory especially at night. Makes me feel like I’m having a meal. I even serve it in a bowl and sit at the dinner table and believe me it helps.

4 large cucumbers (peeled if waxed)
5 large tomatoes
1/2 bunch of Kale (or more to taste)
1 bunch of basil
1 garlic clove
Green onion to taste

Green juice recipe for 92-day juice feast: Green Juice with tomato, cucumber, kale and basil.
Green juice recipe for 92-day juice feast: Green Juice with tomato, cucumber, kale and basil.
Green juice recipe for 92-day juice feast: Green Juice with tomato, cucumber, kale and basil.
Green juice recipe for 92-day juice feast: Green Juice with tomato, cucumber, kale and basil.

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One Response to “Guest Blogger: The Global Girl – Green Juice Recipe”

  1. Juice Fasting Recipes September 6, 2012 at 11:32 pm #

    WOW! This is cool. The best of all. Thanks for sharing a super healthy juice. Keep it up girl. I really really love all your recipes.

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