Green Pear Juice

There’s perhaps no better way to start the day than a fresh pressed juice. Especially for those of us trying to reboot in January for a healthful start to 2017. With juicy, ripe pears as the base—delivering Vitamin C, sweetness, and flavor—this recipe is packed with nutrient-rich kale, cucumber, ginger, and lemon. It provides a burst of vitality on a chilly winter morning, but what’s more, it’s straight up delicious. If you aren’t yet on the juice kick, consider this a great place to start! Makes 40 ounces (serves 2 to 4) 2 pounds ripe or slightly overripe USA Green Bartlett Pears, halved 1 bunch kale 1 ounce fresh ginger (about 3-inches long by 1-inch wide) 2 lemons, peel and outer pith cut away 1 large cucumber, cut into thirds Pass all ingredients through a produce juicer in the order Continue reading