A popular weight-loss rule is: Never drink calories. It's hard not to, when all of the juices on the market are loaded with sugar. Still, you can try making one at home. It is easy and nutritious. It is also said to reduce risk of cancer and boost the immune system.The only downside to it I found was washing the juicer. It really makes a mess! My tip for this is, leave it to your mom to clean up. At least that's what I did!
Calories might still be a concern in case you are making a purely fruit juice. Therefore, mix it up. Here's the recipe for a juice I tried today. It was a great late afternoon treat in the hot weather.
1 cup of ice cubes
fresh mint leaves
Depending on what you have, you can make this into a juice or a smoothie. In case you go for the second, just add a cup of cold water to the substance to make it less dense.
Remove the seeds from the apples. Peel the cucumber. Slice both the fruits and the vegetable into pieces. Mix it all with the mint leaves. Now juice! Once you're done, add the crushed ice.
To add some protein to your drink, try mixing it with almond milk, greek yogurt, organic peanut butter or flaxseed. I am also a big fan of almond butter. You can also combine different fruits and vegetables to make wonderful juices. Depending on what you've got at home - experiment!