It is not uncommon to make the decision to buy a juicer because you want to take the steps toward a healthier lifestyle. And while juicing is a great way to supply your body with the necessary nutrition required for vibrant living, it can be confusing when you don’t know where to start. If you are not normally a fruits and vegetable person, it can get difficult knowing what ingredients to use when you don’t know whether you would enjoy the taste.
To find juicer recipes, there are a lot of books written on the subject as well as free online resources. Just do a search and you will find more recipes than you can wrap your head around. Pick out a few recipes that are simple and use common ingredients that you are familiar with.
By starting with ingredients that you already like eating, you can introduce yourself to juicing recipes without too much shock to your taste buds. And then you can expand from there. Simple recipes that combine a few of your favorites make the best start. Then find a recipe that adds one new ingredient and so forth.
It is easiest for most people to start with fruit juice because of the relatively high sugar content which makes it taste sweet. The taste of vegetable juice, for the most part, might take some acquiring. It is okay to go slow and work with ingredients you are most comfortable with.
Carrots make up the base of most vegetable juicing recipes and go great with most greens because they are considered among the sweet vegetables to contrast the other vegetables taste. Juice carrot, celery, beetroot, and cucumber together for a delicious and nutritious treat.
There are some juicer recipes that are neither fruit juices nor vegetables juices, but a combination of both. One such recipes calls for carrots and oranges to be juiced in combination with tomato and apples. These fruits and vegetables create the perfect complement to each others flavors. It uses common ingredients so there are no strange tastes but a blend to get you used to other vegetables tastes you will experience in the future.
It is important that you don’t get stuck with just the sweet juices and try to introduce yourself to vegetables as soon as possible. Fruits are high in sugar as well root vegetables like carrots and beets. Vegetables have key nutrients that fruits don’t and the basic rule is to mix and match as wide a variety as possible. This is true with any kind of food as well as juice.