Spring Into Action Juice Recipe
This juice is all about the colour red. It’s the colour that puts a spring into your step. It’s a colour that gets you taking action and making things happen.
Watermelon is known to significantly reduce inflammation, help flush out edema, aid in weight loss, and alleviate depression. Watermelon can also boost the immune system as well as strengthen vision.
If you leave the skin on when juicing it is one of the highest organic sodium foods in nature and one of the best sources of chlorophyll.
The first thing you will notice after making this juice is the amazing aroma of the strawberries when pressed in a cold press juicer. The texture is creamy, the flavour is sweet and you get a little chilli kick as an after taste.
- 1/4 watermelon
- 1 punnet strawberries (250g)
- 1 long red chilli
Time: 3 mins
Qty: 1000 ml
- Thinly slice the outer green skin leaving most of the white flesh intact (you can leave the skin on if you wish, it will change the colour and taste)
- Cut the melon into slices about two fingers wide
- Cut the slices in long strips about three fingers wide
- Pull off the small green leaves, you can juice them if you want
- Juice whole
- Cut of the stalk end
- Cut in half lengthways and remove the seeds if you don’t want it too hot, otherwise, leave them in
Cold Press Juicing Method
Another super easy juice to make using a cold press juicer.
Start by adding the long red chilli to the wide chute.
Next add all the strawberries. They juice easily and you don’t need to remove the stems.
Finish by adding the strips of watermelon.
Tip: Be sure to make some extra juice because this recipe is great as ice blocks. Just leave out the chilli if you don’t want the kick or add in some mint for extra freshness.
Watermelon is an excellent fruit for juicing and good for your “melon” (aka head) because it is 93% water that is full of electrolytes and can help hydrate the brain.
Watermelon also cools the body, cleanses the kidneys, and has been shown to purify the skin, promote shiny hair and strong nails.
Watermelon has high levels of lycopene, the bright red carotene that is a powerful antioxidant to neutralise free radicals. It is also high in citrulline and arginine, amino acids that may help lower the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, and may also help in preventing prostate cancer.
Watermelon is also known to significantly reduce inflammation, help flush out edema, aid in weight loss, and alleviate depression.
The skin of the watermelon is equally beneficial to juice as it is one of the highest organic sodium foods in nature and one of the best sources of chlorophyll.
Strawberries are a true superfood. They are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They rebuild, repair, and rejuvenate the body. Loaded with Vitamin C they help to boost the immune system by warding off colds, flu, and respiratory infections.
Strawberries can also help maintain a healthy heart rhythm and heart muscle strength.
They contain ellagic acid and flavonoids which are good for cardiovascular health and can help prevent heart disease, stroke, and help to lower cholesterol.
Strawberries are also well known for being beneficial for age-related macular degeneration and vision-related issues.
When strawberries are allowed to ripen on the plant, they are higher in vitamin C. They are also high in potassium, sodium, and iron.
Chili Peppers(cayenne) are a fantastic medicinal spice that can provide pain relief from ailments such as migraines, nausea, sore throats, sinus infections, heartburn, hemorrhoids, stomachaches, toothaches, and nerve, joint and muscle pain.
Chili peppers have the amazing ability to boost circulation and increase cardiovascular health while at the same time regulating blood pressure making them a great choice for maintaining heart health.
They also help to alleviate depression and uplift the spirit.
Kuvings Master Juice Chef
Gary is passionate about juicing and plant-based nutrition. He is certified in natural juice therapy and whole food plant-based nutrition. He enjoys teaching people about the preventative and restorative healing powers of drinking more raw juice and eating a whole food plant-based diet through his books and online courses.
Disclaimer: information contained in this post is for educational purposes only, sourced from various books and websites. If you do anything recommended without the supervision of a licensed medical doctor, you do so at your own risk. The author, Gary Dowse, does not dispense medical advice or prescribe the use of any technique as a form of treatment for physical, emotional or medical problems without the advice of a physician, either directly or indirectly.