Juicing can be a great way to kickstart a weight loss regimen. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Blake Lively are frequently seen walking around with expensive juices from one of the many trendy Hollywood juice shops.
You don’t need to be a celebrity or live in LA to reap the benefits of juicing, however. You can make some of these super-healthy concoctions right in your own kitchen, with either a blender or a juicer.
Whether you decide to try a full juice fast or just want to incorporate some healthy drinks into your existing diet, these great recipes will give you a boost of vitamins and nutrients to help you look and feel your best.
This green drink contains just 110 calories, but packs in a cup of kale and a whole cucumber! It’s a great detox drink that also delivers a strong dose of both iron and vitamin K. This recipe doesn’t require a juicer, so if you just have a blender this is a great one to try.
Lea Michele’s Debloating Juice
The gorgeous Glee actress is an outspoken health food fanatic (and vegan), so if she swears by a drink, it must be good! Lea starts her morning off with this simple juice to kickstart her metabolism and fight the bloat from any indulgences of the day before.
If you’ve ever wished you could drink a salad, this juice is for you. Fans of pre-made, bottles vegetable juices should definitely give this a try; it has a similar taste and texture but is made by you with no added artificial chemicals or salt! You can make this salad in a glass with either a juicer or a blender.
Fat Flush Juice
This juice can help kickstart your metabolism. It’s a great choice if you’re starting a juice fast, or if you just want a healthy way to start your day. It’s very low in calories and the strong citrus taste is sure to help wake you up!
Flat Belly Smoothie
This yummy purple smoothie incorporates some almond butter and Greek yogurt for a protein boost, and pineapple to aid digestion and cut down on bloat. It also sneaks in some kale for fiber and an extra dose of vitamins. This smoothie is a great option for before or after an intense workout.