HHW’s Top Recipes for Spring

    Healthy Spring Recipes For those who haven’t read our bio (found on the top of the page & titled “Hello World”)…we live in Puerto Rico: a tropical paradise. Come this time of year the weather starts to change. The … Continue reading

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

{Juicing kale: a total disappointment but a good juice recipe}

Summary: First time juicing kale and totally disappointed. 3 large kale leaves produced about 2 tablespoons of juice. So sad….and the blueberries, not good for JUICING either!! I had to add 2 pears because these babies really produce juice. The … Continue reading

{Carrot-apple detox juice}

Servings: 4 small glassesYield: 1 L Summary: More than your average detox juice. This is the perfect juice to start your day. The ingredients used have a low glycemic index which means less carbs/sugar content. This helps prevent an insulin spike … Continue reading

{Not your average orange juice: boost nutrition by adding carrots, papaya & ginger}

Summary:  This juice is the perfect way to start your busy day.  If you want peel all of the ingredients the night before and place in a zip lock bag or plastic container. This will save you some time in the … Continue reading

{Berry Citrus Beet Juice: another detox recipe}

Summary: This juice is a sweet and satisfying way of detoxing and cleansing your body…but beware! For those who haven’t experimented with beet before; it is eliminated both by the gastrointestinal system and the urinary system. So don’t call a … Continue reading

{Fall-Winter Juice: with a mix of berries and pears}

Summary: Why do I love juicing? Let me count the ways… No sugar added, no preservatives, pure nutrition, so fresh, so naturally delicious… This makes the perfect snack, post-workout quencher or lovely breakfast juice. During this time of year apple, … Continue reading

{The Anti-aging Smoothie with Carrots, Oranges & Mango}

Summary:  I love to combine juice & smoothie recipes. The freshly pressed Orange & Carrot Juice, combined with the frozen mango chunks create a vibrant and tangy morning smoothie. A lot of people know about the wonderful benefits of orange … Continue reading

{Apple, Pear & Strawberry Juice}

Serving Size: 3 to 4 glasses (depends on the size) Yield: 1 L of juice Summary:  This juicing recipe was adapted from the Breville Owner’s Manual…yes they have lots of yummy recipes in there…This is the perfect juice to drink … Continue reading

Berry Beet Juice

Summary: 

This is a great smoothie. It has a sweet and tangy taste from the berries plus all the nutrition from the beets. Beets are great for detoxing after a weekend or a night out with your friends. Berries are a great source of antioxidants. Blend them together a super healthy treat.

Ingredients:

2 apples
2 small beets
1 pear
2 cups frozen strawberries
1 cup frozen blueberries

Directions:

1. First JUICE the apples, beets and pear following your juicer’s instructions.

2. Add the juice into a blender and pour in the frozen berries. BLEND until smooth.

3. Add ice cubes if desiring a frosty consistency.