Author: Robin Frey

How To Do The Master Cleanse (Lemonade Diet): Benefits, Uses, and Recipes

The Master Cleanse diet, also known as the Lemonade Diet, was once touted as a safe weight loss and detox diet. It became an overnight sensation when celeb Beyoncé told Oprah she lost 20 pounds in 14 days for her role in Dreamgirls, released in 2006. What is the Master Cleanse? Master Cleanse Benefits How…

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Can You Make Fresh Juices With a Blender?

Can you make fresh juice with a blender? Blending and juicing are two different things, but if you’re willing to take some extra steps after blending, you can make a beverage that resembles a juice. Our recommendation is always to use a cold press juicer to make the best quality juice, but…if all you have…

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Reishi Mushroom: Benefits, Uses, and Recipes

Reishi mushroom has been recognized as a medicinal mushroom for over 4,000 years and is considered a very powerful adaptogen. Traditionally used for longevity, reishi mushroom has been known as “The Mushroom of Immortality”. It is also commonly referred to as “The Spirit Mushroom”, for its ability to calm the mind, relax the nervous system,…

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Holy Basil: Benefits, Uses, and Recipes

For thousands of years, holy basil has been used in recipes to reduce stress, boost immunity, promote better sleep, and enhance overall health and well-being. I first discovered holy basil (also known as tulsi) at the same time I also found ashwagandha, both are ingredients in an ashwagandha tulsi tea that I tried. I discussed…

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Ashwagandha: Benefits, Uses, and Recipes

Ashwagandha is one of the most important and revered herbs of Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine in India, due to its amazing health benefits. If you’re wondering what ashwagandha is good for and what it does, you’re in the right place! As we continue the World of Adaptogens Series with this article, I will…

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Gerson Therapy Juice Recipes

For many years, juicing has been used as a treatment by people with cancer, and some even claim that their cancer has been cured by consuming fresh, raw juice. In this article,  I not only share the Gerson Therapy juice recipes, but also what I’ve learned about juicing on the Gerson Therapy Diet. A few…

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Chaga Mushroom: Benefits, Uses, and Recipes

King of Medicinal Mushrooms Chaga is an extraordinary functional mushroom that grows primarily on birch trees and has been used since the 12th century for its medicinal compounds. It is well known for its antimicrobial, antiviral, and antitumor activity.1,2  I’m really excited to share what I’ve discovered about this “King of Medicinal Mushrooms” with the…

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Introduction to Adaptogens

Welcome to the World of Adaptogens! Adaptogens. It’s a term we have been hearing a lot lately, but what does it really mean? And what does it have to do with juice and smoothies? If these are some of the questions you have (and even if they’re not), you’re in for a real treat! Join…

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How To Store Produce for Juice

Should I store all of my produce for juice in the refrigerator? This is a common question from both the at-home juicer (especially when preparing for a juice cleanse) and the commercial juicer. Where I find most of the confusion lies is with the fact that not all produce REQUIRES refrigeration in order to stay…

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How to Do a Juice Cleanse

There is a lot of information out there about how to do a juice cleanse (or juice fast), but I want to take the opportunity to share what I have learned from my experiences. I was introduced to juicing by my parents when I was a kid and have been juice cleansing sporadically over the…

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11 Creative Ways to Use Leftover Juice Pulp

If you’re looking for creative ways to recycle your leftover juice pulp, read on. Composting is an obvious option, but our juice business clients often ask us if there are any other options for using juice pulp. Luckily, we’ve discovered many unique recipes and methods over the years. Below, you will find 11 recipes that…

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Centrifugal vs Masticating vs Cold Press Juicers

If you’ve been researching different types of juicers, you’ve probably seen the terms “masticating”, “centrifugal” and “cold-press”. In this article, we’ll cover the pros and cons of these juicers. By the end, you’ll know exactly which one best fits your needs. Maybe you want to start juicing at home, open a juice business, or upgrade…

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