The Memory Romaines

I can’t get enough of pineapple! I have been avoiding processed sugar as much as I can, and this juice has just the right amount of natural sugar to keep me going. We’ve all been there – it’s 4pm and all you really want is to go HAM on any sugary snacks you can get your hands on. I refuse to believe this only happens to me! I find juice with pineapple or orange is a great compromise.

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This was sweet and a little bit spicy. Pineapples are still on sale, so I think a lot of my juices this month are going to feature pineapple, and I’m okay with that!

Wash, peel, chop. This made two.

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  • 1/2 pineapple
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 1/2 bunch of romaine
  • chunk of ginger
  • handful on cilantro

This juice is packed with potassium, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, calcium, vitamin K, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories. It packs a bit of a spicy punch that evens out the sweetness of the pineapple in just the right amount. The perfect afternoon pick-me-up that is full of all the good stuff.

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Lettuce Be Friends

It’s finally summer! And our wedding is in 45 days! Everything is coming together, and today I had my first dress fitting. I seriously love the summertime, and what a summer this will be.

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I decided to try something a little different this week. I had some plums that were about to go bad, a ridiculous amount of purple cabbage left over from this recipe, and a craving for something a little earthy. What emerged was something surprisingly good!

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This made enough for one. Peel the orange, wash everything, remove the stones from the plums.

  • 3 plums
  • 2 stalks of celery
  • 1/2 beet
  • 1 orange
  • 1/4 purple cabbage
  • a couple handfuls of lettuce (I used romaine and green leaf)

I didn’t expect much from this recipe, and definitely didn’t expect it to be so tasty. Last time I juiced with red cabbage I used way too much, and it ended up being extremely spicy and really just bad. I was cautious this time, and only used 1/4, which made a huge difference.

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Cabbage and plums are seriously packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals, making them awesome ingredients to any juice, much like spinach. The are great for great for supporting immune health, digestion, lowering cholesterol, good for your heart, brain, bones, skin, and eyes. Seriously, these two ingredients are powerhouses of good stuff. The addition of the lighter ingredients simply enhance the flavour, while still adding more vitamins and minerals. Of all the juice I’ve made so far, this one might just be the best one for you.