Juice Fast in the Dead of Winter Calls for Summertime Heat!

A Juice Fast in the Dead of Winter Calls for Summertime Heat!

A juice fast in the dead of winter calls for something spicy and gingery. Something that will warm me up from the inside out! Besides, who wants to sip on juice fast Follow Me on Pinterest a cold green juice during a winter blizzard? Not me! My body is craving drinks that will warm me from head to toe. Not a drink that will turn me into an ice sickle!

Juicing in the summer is easier!

A Juice fast in the summertime is easier than a juice fast in the wintertime. But then, fasting isn’t about our comfort is it? I am beginning to see that there is more that needs to “die” during this winter fast –  my attitude. Fasting definitely has a way of exposing what’s in your heart.

But no matter how many times I have experienced fasting, I still find it very hard to drink cold drinks in the wintertime! So how is a girl to warm up on this juice fast? I’m going to create a juice that I call “Summertime Heat”! A juice with lots of ginger and cayenne pepper is exactly what I need to heat up these bones!

Summertime Heat

Ingredients:
1 cucumber, chopped
1 lemon, peeled
3 celery stalks
1 pear, peeled
1/2 – 1 inch piece of ginger root
1 kiwi, peeled
handful of dandelion greens
a dash of cayenne pepper

Method:
Juice cucumber, lemon, celery, pear and ginger in a juicer. Pour into a high-powered blender, add kiwi, dandelion greens and pepper blending well. Enjoy!

*If dandelion greens are not in season, kale is a great alternative.

This “Summertime Heat” will definitely get your blood moving and so will my Spicy & Hot Carrot Juice too!

Staying warm,
Kelly 🙂


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One Reply to “Juice Fast in the Dead of Winter Calls for Summertime Heat!”

  1. […] 1. Dandelion Greens: leafy greens high in calcium, rich in iron, low calories, high in antioxidants, loaded with minerals, vitamins, and contain anti-inflammatory properties. Using dandelions in your juices, green smoothies or salads makes the ultimate detox for your liver! Try one of my favorite dandelion juice recipes here!  ===> “Summertime Heat”! […]

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