Hydration

5 Benefits of Juicing this Winter

Drinking fresh juices in the winter can offer numerous benefits for your health and well-being.

Boosted Immunity: Fresh juices, especially those containing vitamin C-rich fruits like oranges, grapefruits, and kiwi, can strengthen your immune system, helping you fight off colds and flu which are more common in the winter months.

Hydration: In winter, due to the cold weather and indoor heating, it’s easy to become dehydrated without even realizing it. Fresh juices are a tasty way to stay hydrated and maintain proper fluid balance.

Improved Skin Health: Certain fruits and vegetables found in fresh juices, such as citrus fruits and carrots, are rich in antioxidants like vitamin C and beta-carotene. These can contribute to healthier skin by combating free radicals and supporting collagen production.

Reduced Stress and Fatigue: Certain fruits and vegetables, like berries and leafy greens, are rich in antioxidants and nutrients that can help combat stress and fatigue, which can be more prevalent during the winter months.

Digestive Health: Some fruits and vegetables in juices contain fibre and enzymes that can aid digestion and support a healthy gut, reducing issues like bloating or constipation.

Merry Greens Elixir aisling larkin mood boosting juices

Merry Greens Elixir

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 2 apples cored and chopped
  • 2 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 2 cups kale leaves stems removed
  • 1 lemon peeled and segmented
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger peeled and sliced

Instructions

  • Wash and dry the ingredients.
  • Peel and roughly chop the cucumber and apple.
  • Remove the core of the apple. Leave the skin on. Remove the stalk from the kale.
  • Peel and segment the lemon, and dice the ginger small.
  • Feed all the ingredients into the juicer and collect the juice in a glass. You can strain it through a sieve if you don't enjoy a lot of pulp.
  • Serve over ice with a spritz of fresh lime and garnish of a wheel of lime.
  • Sip and enjoy the refreshing and nutritious green juice packed with the goodness of cucumber, apple, spinach, kale, lemon, and ginger.
Rudolph Holiday Bliss Aisling Larkin christmas juices

Rudolph Holiday Bliss

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized beetroot peeled and chopped
  • 2 large carrots peeled and chopped
  • 1- inch piece of fresh ginger peeled
  • 1 apple cored and chopped
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1 lemon peeled and segmented
  • 1 orange peeled and segmented

Instructions

  • Wash and peel the carrots, ginger, apple, lemon, and orange.
  • Wear gloves, and remove the vac pack of beetroot from the packaging.
  • Chop the beetroot, carrots, apple, and ginger into smaller pieces for easier juicing.
  • Core the apple. Segment the lemon and orange.
  • Feed all the ingredients into the juicer and collect the juice in a glass. You can strain it through a sieve if you don't enjoy a lot of pulp.
  • Serve over ice with a spritz of fresh orange and garnish with a wheel of orange. Enjoy.
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