Juice Fasting Recipes for Your Detox Diet

By on June 26, 2006

Many people are finding juice fasting as a gentle and easy way to detox. Juice fasting can help cleanse the body of its toxins. As a result, it can help people with their constipation, bloating, acne, skin problems and also, achieve better health and more energy. Fruits are readily obtainable and all that is required additionally is a juicer.

For a beginner to juice fasting, it is important to start out slow and to try it out for one day. By juice fasting, you are limiting your intake to juices only. Fruit juice is high in sugar, so if you are a diabetic or otherwise in need of monitoring your sugar intake you should be cautious of trying a juice fast with fruit juices. Anyone just starting out with fasting should always speak with their doctor first. Also, do not juice fast for prolonged periods like more than 3 days; not unless your doctor agrees that it is safe for you to do so.


The following are sample recipes that can help give you an idea of combinations of fruits and vegetables to use together:

Recipe 1: Vegetable Juice Combo

2 Swiss chard leaves

1/2 beetroot

2 or 3 sprigs of watercress

3 carrots

1 celery stalk

Wash with filtered or distilled water, cut and put in juicer.

Recipe 2: Carrot-Apple Juice

2-3 Green Apples

1 carrot

Fresh basil leaves

Wash with filtered or distilled water, cut and put in juicer.

Recipe 3: Carrot-Vegetable Juice

A handful of dandelion leaves

1 kale leaf

4 carrots

Fresh mint, basil or coriander leaves

Wash with filtered or distilled water, cut and put in juicer.

Recipe 4: Peach Juice

2 or 3 peaches

Wash with filtered or distilled water, cut and put in juicer.

There are many ways to go about juice fasting. Some diets call for fruit juices while others used less sugary vegetable juices. Be sure to find one that you feel comfortable with. In addition, detox diets need not be boring. You can have plenty of fun coming up your own unique combination of fruit and vegetable juice diet recipes.

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