Wednesday, January 27, 2010

My New Juicer

After years of reading about the benefits of juicing I finally committed and bought my first juicer this month. I bought a Breville BJE200XL 700 Watt Compact Juice Fountain on Amazon for $99 including free shipping. (It is currently listed at $90). I decided on this juicer because of the excellent ratings and reviews and suggestions by friends over on the Crazy, Sexy, Cancer site. It is really one of the best purchases I've ever made for preparing food. I've posted some pictures below.













This morning I juiced 2 pears, an apple and a handful of grapes










The juicer is stainless steel and plastic and can juice fruit whole, no slicing or peeling required. Cleaning is easy with 5 removable parts for a quick cleanup.













Ingredients listed above made about 1 1/2 cups of pure juice.













The leftover pulp is as dry as sand. There is zero pulp in the juice.










Every morning I experiment with a new combination of fruits and vegetables. Tomorrow I am trying a recipe for a cucumber, spinach, apple and mint juice. I'm also going to start adding some fresh wheat grass. Honestly I can't think of an easier or faster way to get your needed dose of fruits and veggies. If you don't juice, I highly recommend you start.

3 comments:

Alex said...

My sister works at William Sanoma and she often gets to take home items to become proficient with so she can better demonstrate them in th store. One holiday (Memorial Day or Easter or something) she had a juicer (not anything affordable, of course, this is WIlliam Sanoma. We're talking SubZero Stainless Steel Gucci Prada juicers with family pictures painted onto the containers).

Anyway, she brought the juicer over for the family gathering along with some soon-to-be-juiced produce. My nephew got the orange juice, my Dad got the tomato juice, a sister got the grapefruit juice, etc. Me? I got the celery apple combo. You need to stay away from the celery apple combo. Trust me.

Kristina said...

I've been wanting a juicer so I could do all that. I also LOVE freshly squeezed orange juice. But fruit is so muy caro up here in AK that I just haven't made it a priority. One day, though, one day...

Kris said...

I love my juicer. Your skin is going to be dynamite!!! (which is a good thing, ;o)