With juice bars springing up on every corner, it seems the demand for all-natural, high-energy drinks has never been greater. Raw vegetable juices score highly for being low in sugar and being packed with incredible nutrients. Amazingly versatile, juices can be made from almost any vegetable you can think of.
This superb collection makes the very best of a wide variety of vegetables, from flavourful tomatoes, crisp carrots and ruby-red beetroot to squashes, fresh greens and shoots. Leafy herbs and spices add flavour and zing, while firmed-bodied fruits and the odd squeeze of citrus make perfect partners for many of the vegetables.
There are ideas here for breakfast boosters, midday medleys and inspired evening blends. Start the day with the colourful, carrot-clementine delight known simply as Bright Eyes; enjoy a rich, tomato-laden Veggie Boost as a mid-morning snack or part of a light lunch, or wind down with a smooth evening blend of avocado and cucumber, made spicy-sweet with apple juice and a dash of chilli sauce. Some of these classic coolers will make excellent non-alcoholic alternatives for dinner parties and outdoor gatherings.
Simple step techniques are accompanied by a total of 200 gorgeous photographs to inspire you, and there are plenty of tips on varying and combining ingredients to suit different tastes. This is the essential guide to creating fuss-free, raw-power vegetable juices for health and vitality.