Contains 30 kcal per 100g. Limes are a very good source of vitamin C and fibre. They are also a good source of Iron, Copper, and Calcium. Limes also contain phytonutrients with antioxidant and antibiotic qualities.
Contains 70 kcal per 100g. Mint is a very good source of vitamins C and A, and is a good source of Potassium. Mint leaves may be used to relieve stomach pain, as a sleeping aid and as a diuretic.
Contains 15 kcal per 100g. Cucumbers are 95% water, making them hydrating and cooling. They are very good sources of vitamin K, C, and Potassium.
Contains 30 kcal per 100g. Watermelons are 91% water, making them hydrating and cooling. They are very good sources of vitamins C and A, and are a good sources of Potassium.
Look around for fruit and vegie collectives, where for a much more modest price than supermarket fare, you can get a great big box of fresh produce. Bonus points if you utilise farmers markets!
You can juice larger amounts of fruit and vegetables and store your concoctions in the fridge for a few days to save time. Just remember to use an airtight container because your lovely fresh juice doesn’t have preservatives.
When you want to start inventing your own juicer recipes, just remember that every blend needs to start with a base. Juicy fruits and vegetables like apples, oranges, cucumbers, celery and carrots produce a higher volume of liquid, so start with those for a base and then get to experimenting!