Green Apple Juice {Blue Print Green}

green apple juice // pale yellow

A couple of weeks ago I did a 3-day juice cleanse.  There are kits you can purchase that deliver all the juice to your house and you can just grab and drink.  That’s probably an easier way to do a juice cleanse, but I’ve never done anything the easy way.

green apple juice // pale yellow

Of course I wanted to make it all myself.  I’m going to post each day this week and walk you through a homemade juice cleanse.  The first step is planning.  Look at your calendar and find a 9-10 day window without many obligations.  Even though the actual juice cleanse is only 3 days, there is an easing in and an easing out process.

green apple juice // pale yellow

The second step is grocery shopping.  Be prepared to buy and store a lot of produce!  Clear the fridge, clear the cupboards.  I spent about $100 on produce for the three days.  That does seem like a lot, but to buy directly from Blue Print, it’s going to run about $180.

green apple juice // pale yellow

Finally, you need some time for juicing.  All that time you used to spend eating will now go towards preparing the juices.  One tip I can offer is to make multiple batches at once.  Since you’re drinking 2 green apple juices a day, make both at once.  The green apple is the first juice of the day and you drink a second juice later on, so I made the juices the night before and stored both in mason jars for easy grabbing and consuming.

green apple juice // pale yellow

The texture of the juice is easy for drinking.  When making smoothies, the texture sometimes tickles my throat, not so with the juice.  The green apple is bright and fresh.  The strongest flavors are the cucumber and lemon juice.

green apple juice // pale yellow

Print the Recipe!

Green Apple Juice {Blue Print Green}
Adapted from Juices 101
Yield – 28-32 ounces, enough for 2 servings of juice

3 large romaine leaves
5 large celery stalks
1 large English cucumber
3 kale leaves with stalks
5 parsley ribs
2 large granny smith apples
handful of spinach
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  1. Clean all the produce and chop into chunks except the lemons.  Juice them in the juicer.
  2. Scrape the foam off the top of the juice.  Add the lemon juice to the juice and stir.
  3. Divide the juice into one glass for immediate consumption and a mason jar for storage to drink later in the day.

Note – If your produce isn’t large enough to make enough juice, add 1/2 cucumber or apple to get the required amount of juice.  Your goal is two 16-ounce servings of green juice.

green apple juice // pale yellow

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