I’m interupting strawberry week to bring you one more of my favorite juice recipes. I’ve talked about beet juice before, but today I’m mixing it up with one of my favorite detoxifying agents- dandelion greens. Yes, I’m talking about the dandelion weed. More specifically, I’m talking about the leaves from this plant (not the yellow flower). You can find dandelion greens at grocery stores in the produce section right next to other leafy greens like kale and collard leaves.
If you’re feeling adventurous and want some detox in your life, I recommend getting a bundle of the greens and trying this juice, if only for the numerous (liver-detoxifying, bone-strengthening, skin-clearing, healthy digestion-promoting) health benefits. I paired the dandelion greens with beets because they taste fantastic in juice and also make this concotion a pretty shade of purple. If you don’t have beets, try juicing with an apple to add sweetness.
Have you tried dandelion greens? Thoughts?
- 1 bunch dandelion greens
- 1 raw beet, peeled and chopped
- 1 cup water
- Turn juicer on, add dandelion greens to juicer.
- Add chopped beet to juicer.
- Add 1 cup cold filtered water to juice, stir.
- Serve immediately.