Happy Heart Juice! Juice Yourself to Lower Blood Pressure.

Happy Heart Juice! (Serves 1)

Fresh beets are one of the best vegetables you can juice- both taste wise and health wise. When it comes to taste, it is naturally sweet. Regarding the health benefits, it is known to be a natural blood pressure remedy due to the nitrates found in the raw juice. It may also be a performance enhancer, as it has shown to reduce the body’s rate at which it uses oxygen when exercising. This results in you tiring less easily. Get your beets on!

 

 

IMG_7951 rødbeter med lokk og kopp

Fresh beet juice is nature’s finest remedy for high blood pressure and low energy levels.

 
3 cm/ 1-inch thick fresh pineapple slice
2 medium beets
1 hand full spinach
3 cm/ 1-inch large piece ginger
½ lime

How to: Wash the produce, leaving the skin on as a lot of the nutrients are located directly beneath the skin. Press using a juice machine/slow juicer.

Juicy goodness: Enzyme bromelaine, nitrates, iron, vitamin C, gingerols, magnesium and potassium.

Sources: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/288229.php
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5295087/


Cotton Candy Juice

Cotton Candy Juice

 Pink, juicy and heavenly divine best describes this juicy “cocktail”. Sometimes you just need a beautiful glass in your hand filled with juicy pleasure, but did you know that traditional cocktails are full of sugar, artificial coloring and hundreds of calories? Why not try a juicy cocktail full of all the juicy fun but without the unhealthy effects of alcohol and unnatural sugars. All pleasure and no guilt…

This recipe is from my first book Juicy! (Currently only in Norwegian). You can purchase it here

 

cotton-candy

Healthy Cotton Candy juice from my first bok Juicy! Photo: Synøve Dreyer

 

  • ¼ honey melon
  • 1/5 pineapple
  • 1/3 lime without the skin
  • A tiny piece (the size of your fingertip) of fresh beetroot for fabulous color
  • Ice cubes

How to: Juice all the ingredients preferabaly in a slow juicer and serve over ice.

Juicy goodness: This juice is rich in vitamin A and C, beta-carotene, magnesium, calcium, potassium, antioxidants and bromelaine, an enzyme that helps your body digest protein.