Juicing and Raw Foods

January 23, 2013
Hair Growth Promoting Drink

A Juicing recipe that encourages thicker hair growth

• 1 Cucumber
• 4 Large Carrots, ends trimmed
• 1 Apple

The right Juicing can help slow down the rate at which you are losing your hair and even help thicken and grow it back. Cucumber is high in potassium, manganese, silica and sulfur. The silica in cucumber, combined with Carrots, helps to promote good hair growth and health.

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November 15, 2011
Apple Mint Cinnamon Juice
  • 2 or 3 Granny Smith Apples
  • 1 Mint branch/leaves (or mint flavoring)
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/2 Lemon or no Lemon
  • 1 Small Lime
  • Ground Cinnamon

This is probably one of the BEST juices you can make around Christmas time. This is extremely tasty!  Of all the interesting things you can try to juice..this would be one of the best for sure.  It’s more of a for fun juice rather than for your health but it’s fantastic!

This makes 1 tall glass.  It’s best to juice the mint in a gear juicer rather than a centrifugal juicer, but if you juice it in a Centrifugal then place the mint branch between Apple slices and juice that first. If you try to juice the mint by itself it will mostly chop up and produce very little product in a centrifugal juicer. If you don’t have a gear juicer then you can substitute with mint flavoring however it’s just not the same. Best to juice the mint in a gear juicer.

Then Juice the rest.  Don’t use too much lemon or it will over power the drink and you’ll lose the mint.

Lasty sprinkle ground Cinnamon on top after you pour it into a tall glass. I use McCormick’s Ground Cinnamon. Very good.

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October 27, 2011
Pumpkin Juice
  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin, peeled and chopped up into chunks
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • Bit of honey
  • Cinnamon

This juice requires a blender and juicer

Juice the pumpkin pieces by squeezing through a cheesecloth or using a juicer if you have one. Pour the pumpkin juice, apple juice and pineapple juice into a blender. Add a spoon of honey to the juices and blend thoroughly. Pour and top with Cinnamon.

Nutritional Benefits:

Having a yellowish-orange color, pumpkin is rich in anti-oxidants and beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is a vitamin that can be converted by the body into vitamin A. This helps the body in its process of regeneration, slowing down the aging process. Pumpkin pulp contains vitamins, especially pro-vitamin A, vitamins E and C, salts and minerals, carbon hydrates, and proteids. The seeds contain oil, proteids, resines and enzymes with antihelmintic properties.

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