Summer Sippers

Citrus 12 at right

Turn ripe summer produce into beauty-boosting elixirs with recipes from the new book JUICE by Carly de Castro, Hedi Gores and Hayden Slater.

Citrus 12

One of our favorite raspberry facts is that they contain high levels of the phytonutrients ellagic acid and antho­cyanins. These antioxidant compounds are antiaging and anti-inflammatory. Although they are tiny fruits, raspberries contain significant amounts of these phytonutrients, which can protect the body from dis­ease and chronic illness.

Makes 1 To 2 (8-Ounce) Servings

2 oranges, peeled
1 tangerine, peeled
1 cup raspberries

Coconut Mint Chip

Coconut Mint Chip

This smoothie tastes like mint chip ice cream. Seriously.

Makes 1 To 2 (16-Ounce) Servings

2 cups coconut water
1⁄2 avocado, pitted and peeled, or meat from 1 raw, young Thai coconut
5 fresh mint leaves
1 tablespoon cacao nibs
3 or 4 ice cubes

Greens 15

Greens 15

Triple leafy greens plus triple fruit equals triple threat. Here we add fennel, celery, and cucumber for a super hydrating juice that is not overly sweet.

Makes 1 To 2 (8-Ounce) Servings

3 celery stalks
1 cucumber, peeled
2 kale leaves
2 Swiss chard leaves
1⁄2 small fennel bulb
1 Fuji apple
1 pear
1 lemon, peeled
1 bunch fresh parsley

Reprinted with permission from Juice by Carly de Castro, Hedi Gores & Hayden Slater (Ten Speed Press, © 2014). Photo Credit: Anaïs & Dax.


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