Spinach Kale Cucumber Apple Juice

My juicer has been getting a lot of use lately as I’ve been experimenting with new juices. I have never juiced kale before but I bought some beautiful dinosaur kale at the farmer’s market this past weekend and was eager to try juicing it.

Adding kale into my juice seemed like a great idea because of it’s huge health benefits. Kale is very low in calories yet very nutrient rich. It also helps to detox the body and keep your body healthy. Kale is even thought to help lower your risk for many cancers.

So because of all of these great things, I decided to put it in my juicer. I ended up deciding to juice it with spinach, cucumber and apple.

What I ended up with was a very healthy, delicious and clean juice!

Serves one
Makes 1 cup

Kale, spinach and cucumber

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • A large handful of spinach
  • 5 kale leaves
  • 1 mini 6″ cucumber
  • 1 apple

Simply wash your spinach leaves and kale leaves well to remove all dirt, and then also wash your cucumber and apple. Cut into juicer friendly chunks and juice away.

The kale and spinach may be hard for your juicer to process. To help your juicer with these harder to juice vegetables, simply alternate with spinach/kale and then the cucumber/apple chunks. The cucumber and apple have a higher juice yield and, therefore, will help to push the spinach and kale through your juicer.

Once you’ve juiced your spinach, kale, cucumber and apple, then pour into a glass and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Spinach Kale Cucumber Apple Juice Nutrition Facts

Spinach Kale Cucumber Apple Juice Nutrition Facts 2

One serving of this spinach kale cucumber apple juice will give you 261 calories and 54 grams of carbohydrates. It will also give you almost 3,000 milligrams of potassium and 16 grams of protein.

What I think is most impressive about this juice is that it gives you great amounts of 4 vitamins as well as high amounts of 13 different minerals.

You are getting 46% of your daily vitamin E, 59% of your daily vitamin B-6, 370% of your daily vitamin C, and over 1000% of your daily vitamin A.

In terms of minerals, you are getting so many but I’ll point out a few here. You are getting 56% of your daily calcium, 68% of your daily iron, and 181% of your daily folate.

The complete nutrition facts can be seen in the images above and have been calculated using Sparks Recipe Calculator.

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