Juices Galore

Juicing was a very new concept to me a year ago. I had heard of it but didn’t actually know what it meant or why it was so good. Last November I started working at Earth Fare where I first encountered the famed juicer… and I immediately fell in love. There was just something so fun about watching fruits and vegetables get pulverized to turn into a beautiful, tasty juice.

At the end of November I went on my first Black Friday shopping trip with my friend Taylor. I never imagined myself getting so excited about fighting crowds to buy merchandise at discounted prices, but sure enough I scoured ads in the newspaper to find anything I might need or want. There was a Kohl’s pamphlet in the paper that had a Jack LaLanne juicer on sale with an additional mail-in rebate. Great deal, right? I definitely thought so which led me to buying it.

Juices are a fun and easy way to get the nutrients of multiple fruits and/or vegetables at once. For the past two weeks I have been having a juice in the morning before I go to summer classes and I love it! The juices I made are Fruit Punch with a Twist, Beginner Green, and Wake Up Wowser. The following ingredients are everything you will need for all three juices. As I explain more about the juices, I will list individual recipes.

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Edamame Fried Rice

I love all kinds of ethnic food, but I would probably say that Asian food is my favorite! (Well, Italian might be first with Asian a very close second.)

Tonight I made Edamame Fried Rice for dinner. As usual, the ingredients:

  • 2 medium eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped (I left this out)
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 3/4 cup edamame
  • 1 tsp. fish sauce (or vegetarian fish sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. ginger, grated if using fresh
  • 1 1/3 cups brown rice

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