Juice diet, juice cleanse, juice detox, call it what you like but it seems that replacing meals with healthy, nutritious juices can help you lose up to 7lb in just 7 days. It’s the perfect way to detox after a holiday blowout or to kick start your weight loss as it’s quick, convenient and delicious!
To avoid a sugar overload (natural or not, a large amount of sugar is your worst enemy when you’re trying to diet) make the juices yourself, this means you can also tailor the juices to your tastes and personal preferences.
Pick up a juicer or blender (now with up to 60% off in The Hut Sale!) so you can create your juices from the comfort of your own home. After a little trial and error, we’ve put together a shortlist of the best juicers and blenders to help you make the right decision for your needs and budget.
£134.99 (save £15)
Sage by Heston Blumenthal the Nutri Juicer will allow you to enjoy nutrient-rich juice in the comfort of your home. Featuring an extra large, centered feed chute that will juice whole fruits and vegetables in a matter of seconds, the juice maker has a heat transfer of less than two degrees to extract up to 70% of the fruit’s nutrients.
£89.99 (save £10)
Create delicious juice at the touch of a button with the Cuisinart Fruit and Vegetable Juice Extractor. Compact yet powerful, it features a centrifugal juicer with a stainless steel mesh filter basket for optimum juice extraction. It dispenses the juice into the 500ml pitcher, or straight into your glass.
Perfect for those constantly on the go, Breville Blend Active is an individual size blender and stylish sports bottle that helps you to make delicious smoothies, shakes, protein and sports nutrition drinks. Easy to use, easy for when you’re on the go and at an amazing price of £29.99 delivered!
Quick and Easy Juice Cleanse Recipes
To get you started on your juice diet, we’ve put together some simple (and yummy!) recipes for you try out. Including basic ingredients like smoothie staple the banana to the small but fiery radish.
Cleansing Radish Juice
Ingredients: 10 radishes, 2 apples, 4 ring of pineapple and 3 celery sticks
- Thoroughly wash all of the ingredients, then chop everything into chunks. The size will vary depending on your blender or juicer.
- Put everything in the blender or juicer, chill the juice in the fridge then drink!
Antioxidant Broccoli Juice
Ingredients: 2 medium broccoli florets, 2 apples, 1 inch of celery, ½ a yellow pepper and a dash of lemon juice
- Wash and chop up the pieces so you have everything ready
- Add one apple first then blend, add the rest of the ingredients then blend and finally add the other apple. Enjoy the juice!
Banana and Coconut Smoothie
Ingredients: 1 ripe banana, 3 tablespoons of coconut milk yoghurt, ½ cup of almond milk and ½ a teaspoon of vanilla extract for sweetness
- Simply peel the banana and add all ingredients to your blender, then chill and drink! Add ice cubes while blending for an instant chilled smoothie.
So there you have it, grab yourself a juicer from The Hut and revolutionise your diet! Even if you decide not to go for the full juice diet, these recipes make a great breakfast or lunch on the move.
Do you have any recipes you’d like to add? If so, just comment below, we’d love to hear it!
All prices correct at time of publishing.