Dare to Juice Cabbage?
Did you know each layer of cabbage is loaded with a wealth of natural antioxidant properties that can help fight cancer? That’s not all, the red to purple pigment in cabbage is packed with nutrients and is low in calories. Cabbage can do wonders for the health of your body. Some of these include;
• Helps fight anemia
• Prevent cancer
• Helps deal with the effects of constipation
• Cleanses the digestive system
• Helps boost the immune system
• Helps in fast healing of wounds
• Cleans the mucous membranes in the stomach and intestinal tracts
• Inhibits conversation of sugar and carbohydrates, thus helps fight obesity
In the quest to help you derive as many benefits as possible, here are a few juicing recipes that include cabbage as one of the ingredients.
Recipe #1: The Green Martian
• 1 head green cabbage
• 1 bunch of kale
• 1 ounce of strawberries
• 2 apples
This recipe yields up to a maximum of 5 servings.
The Green Martian is a lightly sweet cabbage juice whose ingredients make it excellent at cleansing the body. The resultant juice from this recipe may have a semi tangy flavor in the background, but that depends on the strawberries used. If you use ripe strawberries, the resultant juice taste will be tangy. However, be sure to use nice red strawberries if you want a sweet taste. You can feel the taste of kales and cabbage faintly in the background, but they don’t overpower the taste of the strawberries. The kale and the also add a green touch to this impressively nourishing juice.
Recipe #2: The Red Cabbage Swirl
• 1 head red cabbage
• 1/2 head broccoli
• 6 leaves and stems of collard greens
• 1 apple
This recipe yields up to a maximum of 5 servings
This is one of the cabbage juicing recipes that has is made up of a multiplicity of goodies. The beauty of it is that the juice’s taste gets better as you sip it! The resultant juice is moderately sweet cabbage detox juice recipe that has a strong flavor of the cabbage. You may choose to increase the ingredients depending on the number of people being served. If you want something more precise, use 6 cups of chopped red cabbage, 2 cups of chopped broccoli, 2 cups of chopped collard greens and 2 cups of chopped apple.
Recipe #3: The Sweet and Spicy Kicker
• 1 head red cabbage
• 6 stalks of celery
• 2 apples
• 1/2 of a chilli pepper
This juice yields up to a maximum of 3 servings
The cabbage juice recipe above brings to the fore a moderately sweet flavor that has a spicy chilli pepper kick! You may consider removing out the seeds out of the chilli pepper if you want a lesser spicy version of the juice. Equally, you may use 3 cups of chopped celery, 5 cups of chopped apples and 1/2 of chilli pepper if you want something more precise.
Cabbage can blend in well with a myriad of other vegetables and fruits. Just like all the other juicing ingredients, be sure to choose fresh cabbages if you want the best results. Also, you may choose to use the many varieties of cabbage and still get the same results. With that in mind, the above cabbage juicing recipes will set you on the right path to enjoying cabbage juice and getting the many nutritional and benefits the juice comes with.
Here is another recipe involving this leafy vegetable. The Kuvings B6000 is used to demonstrate what you can make with cabbage.