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Juicing For Health

Updated on August 20, 2013

My Juicer

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CuisinartLots of fresh fruit
Lots of fresh fruit
Lots of fresh fruit

Here Comes Healthy!

Dr. Oz inspired my recent juicer purchase. Who doesn't want to be more healthy? My juicer is a move in the right direction.

I love fresh fruits and vegetables. Even with my best efforts, I can never eat enough of a variety of this type of food on a daily basis. Juicing is one way to consume that variety of fruits and vegetables in a tasty drink that satisfies the hunger and the taste buds.

Because of its size, my juicer sits easily on the kitchen counter within easy reach. Preparing my favorite recipe takes justo a few moments.

Colorful and Fresh Fruit Juice

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So many choices!
So many choices!
So many choices!

What Fruits To Use

I have several favorite fruits that I purchase each week for my morning juice. Fresh pineapple, white flesh peaches, bananas, strawberries, apples, and oranges are essentials. I use the larger size of orange to reduce the time spent peeling my fruit. In addition, I often purchase berries and grapes when they are reasonably priced! Even watermelon is an excellent source of juice.

Because I have the smaller version of the Cuisinart Juicer, it is advantageous to peel and slice or section most of the larger fruits before juicing. Simply place the fruit in the top of the juicer and seal slowly with the press. When the container is full, pour into your favorite cup or glass. I prefer ice with my juice, please!

Easy To Clean

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The grater is easy to clean with a brush included in the box! No extra purchase needed!
The grater is easy to clean with a brush included in the box! No extra purchase needed!
The grater is easy to clean with a brush included in the box! No extra purchase needed!

Care and Cleaning

Cleanup is quick and easy! After each use, I wash each of the five sections of the juicer with warm soapy water, letting it air dry in the dish drainer. Easy to assemble and dismantle, it is important to keep your juicer clean!

The fruit and vegetable peels collect in a container attached to the back. I have heard some of my friends share that the leftover peels and pulp are easily added to muffin batter. I have not made one of these muffins, so I would research recipes before attempting to make them! Otherwise, just pour your bucket leftovers into your compost pile or trash.

Additional Recipes

There are an unlimited number of vegetables that can also be juiced. I prefer fruits in my juice but my Cuisinart purchase included some vegetable recipes that sound delicious AND healthy. Some vegetables commonly used for juicing include spinach, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, etc. These recipes use vegetables and fruits in varying combinations! Yum!

Juicing has been an adventure for me. I am enjoying a new level of health with just a little bit of effort!

Fresh Fruit Juice Recipe

  • 1 banana Ripe, Peeled
  • 2 medium peaches Sectioned, Peeled
  • 3 large strawberries Ripe, Whole
  • 1 large slice pineapple Ripe, Peeled
  • 1 large orange Sectioned, Peeled
  • 5 blackberries Whole, Optional


  1. Use combinations that you enjoy!

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