Category Archive: Recipes

Feb 16

Substituting Agave Nectar For Other Sugars

Derived from the sap of the agave plant, agave nectar is a natural sweetener that is often touted is a healthier alternative to high fructose corn syrup, table sugar, and honey. Although just as processed as most sweeteners, agave nectar is infinitely sweeter than most, meaning you need less of it for the same flavor …

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Feb 14

Orange Julius Recipe

The original Orange Julius was created at Julius Freed’s orange juice stand in 1926 with the help of his friend Bill Hamlin who wanted to create an orange juice drink that was less acidic so as not to upset his stomach.  After playing around with some complimentary ingredients, the delicious, creamy and frothy Orange Julius …

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Feb 13

Black Lentils – A Love Story

Lentils and legumes are an integral part of a vegetarian kitchen, and have been star ingredients in Indian cuisine for hundreds of years. An often overlooked variety is the black lentil, sometimes called Beluga lentil, due to its similarity to the pricey caviar. You can buy black lentils in bulk for a pittance. The little …

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Feb 11

Fruit Punch Juicing Recipe

This Fruit Punch Juicing Recipe is an interesting blend of fruits that makes for a unique twist on the traditional fruit punch you might buy in the stores. This homemade fruit punch recipe is also a sure winner with your kids. You won’t be short on vitamin C with this recipe and thus makes for …

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Feb 10

Celery Juice Recipes

Many are now becoming aware of the amazing health benefits and nutritional value of celery.  Celery is a natural diuretic, which may help in flushing toxins out of the body. Celery is also rich in potassium and sodium making it a great natural electrolyte formula. Many fitness gurus tout celery juice recipes as a top …

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Feb 09

Plum Juice Benefits

Sweet and delicious, juicing plums can provide various different health benefits. Chock full of antioxidants that can help to maintain a healthy brain, plum juice benefits include protection against aging, increased absorption of essential nutrients, and various other health bonuses. Plums are considered an excellent source of vitamin C by most dieticians and nutritionists, an …

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Feb 07

Super Bowl Guacamole – The Back Story (Plus Easy Recipe)

About 50 Million pounds of avocado will be consumed today, Superbowl Sunday. This is the best day of the year for avocado growers, and it’s not by chance. Buffalo wings and pizza have for decades been the unofficial Super Bowl foods, but thanks to a successful marketing campaign by the avocado industry, guacamole has risen …

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Jan 25

Super Antioxidant Juice Recipe

Berries are some of the highest antioxidant rich fruits. Antioxidants protect against oxidative stress that eventually leads to free radical damage of cells and thus are a vital part of a balanced nutrition regiment. Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity or ORACs is the measurement of antioxidant capacity in foods. Berries have some of the highest ORAC …

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Jan 24

Benefits Of Pears

For some reason, it seems that pears are synonymous with the word juice. And, despite being utterly delicious, the benefits of pears far surpass the delight that they are to the taste buds. To start, pears are incredibly high in fiber, with the average size fruit yielding six grams. Out of all of the benefits …

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Jan 22

Low Cal Orange Cucumber Juicing Recipe

If you love freshly squeezed orange juice but don’t love all the sugar, and accompany sugar rush, you will love this recipe. You still get all the wonderful benefits of orange juice such as immune boosting vitamin C but without as many calories. This also makes this recipe good if you are juicing for weight …

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