Would you love to adopt a new healthy habit and start your day with a large glass of green juice to detoxify your body, have more energy throughout the day and get a flatter belly? This Cleansing Cucumber Carrot Juice is perfect for anyone who isn’t accustomed to the strong taste of leafy greens yet but who still wants the same cleansing effect. It is super hydrating and slightly sweet thanks to the carrots. Plus: it has a magic detox ingredient that gives it a deep yellow color… Curcumin!
Curcumin, often called “the queen of spices”, has very powerful health benefits: it will deeply cleanse your liver, boost your immune system & metabolism, reduce inflammation and help your body to prevent healthy cells from turning into cancer cells. Curcumin has a strong, slightly bitter taste, so you don’t need much. Are you ready to make this detox elixir? Let’s get juicy!
Cleansing Cucumber Carrot Juice
SERVES: 1 person (1 large glass)
EQUIPMENT: juicer OR blender + nut milk bag / cheesecloth
2 handfuls of chards
3 large sweet carrots
1 small cucumber
½ small lemon
1 tablespoon of ginger
1/8 teaspoon of turmeric powder
- Add chards, carrots, cucumber, lemon and ginger to the juicer. Pour into a glass.
- Add the turmeric powder and stir well with a spoon.
JULIE’S TIPS & TRICKS:
- Do you prefer a sweeter juice to uplift the strong and slightly bitter flavor of the turmeric? Just add one red apple, ripe pear or sweet orange to this recipe.
- To find out more about the amazing benefits of curcumin, take a look at this article.
Now I would love to hear from you! What detox recipes are you looking for to have more energy & lose a few pounds? Let me know by leaving a comment down below & I will create them for you.