Juicing Doesn’t Have To Stop When You Go On Vacation

Here’s some really handy juice ideas to help you stay refreshed and healthy on vacation. Why stop juicing when you go on vacation?




The Great Outdoor Vacation Juices


Achy Joints

As the shorter days disrupt the process of creating melatonin and a potential decrease in Vitamin D production, this can lead to an increase in sensitivity to pain and therefore make those joints feel a little stiff and achy.

Achy Breaky Juice

Watermelon – 5 cups, dices
1/2 lime
Cayenne Pepper (2 pinches)
Blueberries – 1.5 Cups
Basil (fresh) – 3 tbsp, chopped.

Ingredients That Are Beneficial To You

Watermelon is rich in beta-carotene and Vitamin C which can help reduce inflammation that contributes to aching joints and even more serious issues such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Blueberries have high levels of bioflavanoids and more specifically, quercetin and anthocyanin, which when regularly consumed, can aid motor function.


Muscle Strengthening

If you’re one of those people who like to go on action packed vacations, then make sure you’re muscles are up to the job with this muscle strengthening juice.

The Muscle Motivator

Chard – 3 to 4 leaves
Lemon – 1 with skin
Parsley – 2 Handfuls
Beetroot – 1/2 Root
Celery – 2 Stalks
3 to 4 Whole Carrots

Ingredients That Are Beneficial To You

Magnesium is found in both parsley and chard. This keeps muscles, bones and nerve endings healthy and is also required for optimum protein synthesis.


Energy (Lethargy)

Energy levels are known to drop throughout the Fall and Winter periods for a number of reasons, whether it will be Seasonal Affective Disorder or simply just becoming more lethargic in the shortened days.

To boost energy on vacation, try the NRG Boom!

Tomatoes – 3 Medium
Spinach – 1 Cup
Pepper 1/2 medium (sweet green)
Parsley – 2 handfuls
1/2 Cucumber
Celery – 3 Stalks, Large
2 Large Carrots

Ingredients That Are Beneficial To You

Being rich in Vitamins A, B and C, this juice will keep you energized throughout the day.

Spinach has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce cellular stress, giving your adrenal glands (which control the response to stress ) a rest which can result in increased energy.


Cold & Wintery Vacation Juices


Vacation Fever

Unfortunately, some of the nasty by-products of the flu can include a high temperature, shivering as well as sweating.

Fever Releaver

6 thumb Tumeric Root
2 Medium Pears
2 Lemons (peeled)
Ginger Root – 1 Thumb
Celery – 3 Stalks, Large
3 Medium Carrots
2 Medium Apples

Beneficial Ingredients

Ginger is effective in stimulating circulation, relaxing muscles and has antihistamine properties that make it a natural decongestant.

Lemons are both high in Vitamin C for an immune boost as well as helping to break fever by increasing perspiration.

Pears have a cooling effect that aids in relieving symtoms of fever.


There is no definitive reason why the flu tends to hit in the winter months, but it has been suggested that the low humidity associated with the colder months allow the virus to transmit quicker as it thrives in dry conditions.

Flu Fighter

Strawberries – 1 cup
Peppermint  30 leaves
2 kiwi fruit
Blueberries – 1.5 cups

Beneficial Ingredients

Stawberries are very high in Vitamin C (even more than an orange) which is imperative for enhancing immune system function and aids in preventing future doses of the flu.

Kiwi fruit is high in Vitamin E which is required to produce immunoglobulins which destroy pathogens in our body.



Dry Skin

Skin can get damaged and dry during the winter months as lower humidity and heating systems can draw moisture from the skin. Unfortunately, so can overly hot showers…

The Moist One

Peaches – 5 Medium
Lemon 0 1/2 Fruit
14 Medium Carrots
Basil (Fresh) 3 tbsp, Chopped

Beneficial Ingredients

Lemons are considered to be a natural antiseptic which can cure a number of problems in regards to the skin.

Carrots are high in potassium which helps to reduce dryness in skin as well as reducing scars and blemishes. They can also reduce toxicity in the blood which further helps the complexion.


Immune System

Beat out winter related illnesses by boosting your immune system before and while you’re on your winter wonderland holiday.

The Immune Zoom Juice

Apple – 1 Medium
Beetroot – 1 Beet
Carrots – 8 Medium
Ginger Root – 1/3 thumb
Olive Oil – 1 Tbsp
Orange – 1 Large
Sweet Potato – 1 Whole

Beneficial Ingredients

Orange and carrots are well know to boost levels of Vitamin C which aid in boosting the immune system by increasing the production and performance of white blood cells.

Sweet potato is rich in beta-carotene which is converted in Vitamin A that can aid in maintaining skin health (which is the fist line of defence to infection)


Sun, Sea and Sand Vacation Juices


Dehydration on Vacation

As you sweat more, this can lead to chronic dehydration which can lead to headaches, dizziness and tiredness. A great juice to have to combat this the Vacation Vroom to help you get rehydrated and raring to go again!

Vacation Vitalizer

1 Orange
Lettuce (Romaine) 2 Cups
1/2 Cucumber
Celery – 2 Stalks, Large
2 Medium Apples

Ingredients That Are Beneficial For You

They help inhibit the body’s release of histamines and therefore help combat symtoms such as sinus congestion and sneezing. They all contain powerful; anti-inflammatory agents and antioxidants such as luteolin.



Sunburn on Vacation

Everyone get’s burnt now and then, but this concoction will help to reduce the impact of the sun’s harmful rays on your skin.

The Sun Burn Soother

Watermelon 1 Large Wedge
1 Large Tomato
1/2 Lemon

Beneficial Ingredients For You

Watermelon is rich in lycopene, which is said to improve the skin’s ability to protect from teh harmful UV rays that cause sunburn.

Studies habe found that people who eat a diet rich in tomatos were seen to have a reduction in skin redness and DNA damage from UV rays


Overheating on Vacation

On those hot days, you don’t want to feel over heated or muggy so sip on this refreshing juice to cool down and refresh yourself a little bit so as to avoid those side effects that can come with overheating.

Cool Breeze Juice

Pears – 3 Quartered
Apples – 3 Quartered
Spinach – 3 Cups
Mint – 5 Sprigs

Beneficial Ingredients For You When You Overheat

Pears and Spinach are known to have a cooling effect on the body and are regularly used to treat high temperatures.

Mint has long been used as a refreshing accompaniment to juices and foods and can be used to hydrate the skin.


Eye Damage (From The Sun)

Without the proper sunglasses, eyes can get strained and over longer periods of time, irreversibly damaged. Squinting can also lead to headaches and wrinkles with prolonged exposure.

Eye Eye Captain

Spinach – 3 Cups
Celery 2 Stalks, Large
8 Medium Carrots
1 Beetroot
1 Medium Apple

Beneficial Ingredients For You

Carrots are high in beta-carotene and Vitamin A which both aid in the smooth functioning of the eye.

Beetroots contains the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin which are especially good for the retina.

Spinach is high in the antioxidant lutein which can slow and even help prevent eye disorders.


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