5 Healthy homemade juice blends to start off the new year right

Dec 28, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET
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Did you overindulge during the holidays or just want to start off your new year on a healthier note? Whether you want to detox, boost your energy or bust that cold, these five fresh juice recipes are just what your body needs to get back on track.

Each of these juices has its own unique ingredients and also its own personal health benefit to get you feeling your best. While I recommend drinking your fresh juice immediately, you can store it for up to 24 hours in a jar secured tightly with a lid.

For these juice recipes I use mainly organic produce, especially any fruits or vegetables where the skin is consumed. No matter what, make sure you wash your produce well.

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Fresh pineapple papaya ginger juice aids the body with lots of beneficial digestive enzymes.

Digestive aid juice blend recipe

Serves 2

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 fresh pineapple
  • 2 small navel oranges
  • 1/2 small fresh papaya, peeled
  • 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger root
  • 1/2 cucumber

Directions:

  1. Turn on your juicer, and add each ingredient one by one, pressing until juiced.
  2. Drink the fresh juice immediately, or store it in a jar secured with a lid, and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

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