Refreshing Cucumber Green Juice with Apple, Kale & Lemon

  • by Robin Frey
5.0 from 1 Review

 

Is there a better way to cool off than with a crisp glass of green juice - more specifically, fresh cucumber juice? Make this delicious cucumber-based recipe.

Yield 12 oz
Calories 80 cal
Yield and calories may vary depending on produce used and method of extraction.
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Time

Prep Time
03:00
Juice Time
03:00
Total Time
06:00

Cucumbers have been a source of nutrition for thousands of years. Native Americans, Ancient Romans, and 17th century physicians all believed in the hydrating and amazing health benefits of cucumbers.

two glasses of green juice surrounded by ingredients

This super veggie is a staple in the juicing community because it contains high amounts of phytonutrients, and has a neutral flavor profile making it easy to add to almost any juice recipe. If you’ve been experimenting with new recipes either at home or in your business, you’ve come to the right place!

Some of our favorite juices for the summer months include our Refreshing LemonadeFresh Strawberry JuiceWatermelon Summer Refresher, and of course, our Hydrating Cucumber Juice.

Today, we’re going to share with you our game-changing fresh Cucumber Juice recipe. But first, let’s take a look at the health benefits.

two glasses of green juice with cucumber, kale, lemon and apple on a white surface

Health Benefits

  • reduces inflammation
  • antioxidant
  • cardiovascular support
  • lowers blood pressure
  • cancer preventative
  • promotes healthy skin

Ingredients

  • cucumber
    10 oz
    1 1/4 cucumber
  • green apple
    7.7 oz
    1 1/4 medium apple
  • kale
    3 oz
    1 1/3 cups chopped kale
  • lemon
    1.2 oz
    1/3 medium lemon

Directions

  1. Weigh and wash the produce.

  2. Juice all ingredients together. 

Pro Tips

  • When trying to source the best cucumbers for juicing, search for medium-to-large cucumbers that are firm without any soft spots or blemishes.
  • Your cucumbers should be dark green with minimal to no yellow spots – these spots tend to develop once the cucumber becomes overly ripe. If your cucumbers have wax on the outside, make sure to properly remove the wax with a safe veggie wash.
  • Peel the lemon if you prefer a lighter flavor. Experiment with using peeled lemons and with leaving the peels on, notice the difference in flavor.
  • Leave the stems on the kale – they typically contain a lot of flavor and juice. Coming from the farm, kale will have dirt on the leaves and needs to be thoroughly washed.

 

Want more? Try our other summer juice recipes:

 

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3 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    My kind of recipe!

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  2. I sent email address incorrectly
    The above is correct. Looking forward to your emails

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    1. Great, thanks Heather!

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