two glasses of cold pressed juice on a white table

Morning Kickstart Juice Recipe

Start your day (or cleanse) the right way with this energizing recipe of apple, lemon, ginger and cayenne pepper.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cold pressed juice recipe, ginger, juice cleanse
Prep Time 3 minutes
Juice Time 3 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Yield 12 oz
Servings 1
Calories 155 kcal

Flavor Profile

*on a scale of 1-9

Sweet-Savory 3
Light-Bold 8
Fruit-Veggie 2


  • 16 oz red apple 2 ¼ medium apple
  • 1.79 oz lemon ½ medium lemon
  • 0.18 oz ginger 2 ½ slices
  • 1 pinch cayenne (ground)


  1. Wash the produce.

  2. Weigh ingredients.

  3. Peel the lemon. The skin imparts a bitter flavor if left on.

  4. Juice the ingredients together.

  5. Add a large pinch of cayenne pepper.

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Recipe Notes

This recipe focuses on the big three detoxifying ingredients, apples, lemon, and ginger. A great first juice of the day, this one will get the detox process going and the added heat from the cayenne jump starts the metabolism.

two glasses of apple, lemon, ginger and cayenne juice on a white table surrounded by juice recipe ingredients

We like to use this cold press juice recipe as our starter juice during a juice cleanse. Learn more about detoxing and how to do a juice cleanse here.

Apples, lemon, cayenne, and ginger on a wooden cutting board