This Celery Cucumber Green Juice Recipe is full of vitamins and micronutrients, and is perfect for those times when you’re fighting a cold or need a hydrating pick-me-up.
Cold & Virus Weather
We’ve had what feels like months of blustery, windy weather here in California. I’m talking about wind so strong that it rattles the window screens with gusts so hard that I literally hold onto my seat even when I’m inside. I guess this could be described as typical spring weather. It looks so pretty, but it’s awful!!!
It must have been the combination of the dry weather and something going around, but I got hit with a virus on Monday of this week that has flattened me. I guess I can’t really complain because I haven’t been sick since last summer (ugh, on vacation in Europe), but it still sucks.
The worst part of getting a cold is when your nose stuffs up so much that you can’t even sleep. I think I got up at least 15 times last night and went through about 100 tissues. Okay, I’m done whining.
Let’s talk about how to make this cold-fighting green juice!
Celery Cucumber Green Juice Recipe
With all that nose-blowing, I got a little dehydrated and a celery juice filled with all kinds of electrolytes and vitamins hit the spot! Celery is just perfect in a juice because it’s filled with natural sodium and powerful antioxidants.I used celery and cucumber as the base for this green juice recipe, but then added orange, lime, apple, and ginger to sweeten and spice it up.
I just love the foam of fresh celery and veggie green juice. Isn’t it so pretty?
This was celery green juice is perfection, with enough for today and tomorrow.
Questions About Making Green Juice
Can I make this green juice lower in sugar?
Yes, just leave out the fruit and juice only the cucumber, celery, and ginger.
Is green juice really good for you?
I think it all depends on your individual situation, but I think green juice is healthy is moderation. It contains tons of micronutrients and vitamins, and it easy to digest.
What is the best green juice?
Healthy-wise, this is a great recipe (see below). If you minimize the fruit, then it’s even healthier because it’s lower in sugar.
Is green juice good for weight loss?
It is if you drink it instead of soda or other beverages made with refined sugars. Green juice can also help curb your appetite for sugary treats.
What does green juice do for your body?
Green juice can help increase the antioxidants and vitamins that you take in, so it can have beneficial effects for your health, skin, digestion, and immune system. That said, you need to do your own research to make sure it’s good for you.
Items recommended for this Celery Green Juice recipe (some affiliate links included):
- Omega masticating juicer (I’ve had mine going on 7 years and I adore it)
- Pretty glass tumblers from the Magnolia line at Target (is anyone else completely obsessed with this line?!?)
- Paper striped straws (similar to mine)
And, here’s a list of other green juice recipes you might like:
- Celery Juice Recipe, with directions for how to make it with or without a juicer
- Beet Juice (plus ideas on how to incorporate juicing into a busy lifestyle)
- Celery Zinger Green Juice
- Detox Veggie Juice (fruit-free)
- Lemon & Ginger Green Juice
Here’s my printable recipe with the nutrition data for this Cucumber Celery Green Juice:Print
This Celery Cucumber Juice is full of vitamins and micronutrients, and is perfect for those times when you’re fighting a cold or need a hydrating pick-me-up.
- 1 head of celery broken into stalks
- 4 small Persian cucumbers, washed with the ends cut off
- 2 apples, red or green, sliced
- 1 orange, skin cut off
- 1 lime, skin cut off
- 1 ½” knob of fresh ginger, skin cut off
- Run the ingredients through a masticating juicer and serve immediately.
- Store any leftovers in a tightly sealed glass jar in the refrigerator. Consume within 3 days.
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