Juice Like a Boss: Summer Juices:
Now that we have officially entered the summer season, it is time to get your juicer ready so you can take in all of the wonderful health benefits of the beautiful berries of summer!
Blue and purple fruits and veggies make for some funky colored juices. But that's not the only reason to include these in your juicing routine - blue and purple fruits and veggies contain a plethora of disease-fighting, health-boosting phytochemicals like anthocyanins and phenolics. Other nutrients found in blue and purple fruits and veggies include lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C, flavonoids, ellagic acid, quercetin, and even resveratrol - the darling of the anti-aging industry!
Try some of these blue and purple fruits and veggies in your next juice recipe: Acai, Blackberries, Blueberries, Boysenberries, Eggplant, Elderberries, Figs, Purple Grapes, Plums, Purple Potatoes, Purple Asparagus, Purple Cabbage, Purple Carrots, Turnips.
Give this refreshing juice, full of fresh berries and seasonal vegetables a try this summer.
Allison's Berry Basil Mint Juice:
*Makes 16-20oz juice (depending on juicer and produce used)