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Ultimate Juicing: Delicious Recipes for Over 125 of the Best Fruit & Vegetable Juice Combinations Paperback – June 22, 2000
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Cold, delicious juice drinks never go out of style. They're perfect in any kind of weather and at any time of day. Most important, they're as nutritious as they are mouth-watering. "Ultimate Juicing overflows with 125 great-tasting fruit and vegetable drinks that use the sweet, zesty juices of everything from apples to tomatoes. Inside, you'll discover a wealth of fun and easy-to-prepare recipes for the most delectable fruit and vegetable drinks imaginable, including:
-Berry the Hatchet
-The Beet Goes On
-Grin and Carrot
-Cool Hand Cuke
-Heard It Through the Grapefruit
-First Mango on the Moon
-And many more!
With a nutritional analysis for each recipe, you can create both healthy and delicious treats from home in this delightful countertop partner to "Ultimate Smoothies.
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What I found when the book arrived was that not only does Ultimate Juicing provide all the basic information one needs to make healthy and delicious juices at home, it also avoids the pitfalls of hard-sell promotional content("these recipes will work best with such-and-such brand juice extractor") and extravagant expectations for juicing's health and/or spiritual benefits. In 8 concise, sensible chapters, Rodnitzky describes the nutritional value of fresh-made juices; proper selection, preparation, and storage of produce; juicer selection (without the hard-sell: the juicers are described in terms of operation with brand names mentioned only as examples); and recipes for basic, health-boosting, exotic, and alcoholic juice drinks.
The core information and excellent variety of recipes easily offset the silliness of the recipe titles, and the comprehensive index makes the book a handy reference for everyday use in the kitchen. I would recommend this book for veteran and novice juicers alike, regardless of their physical fitness or spiritual level.
Overall I am not impressed. It's ok. That's about the best thing I can say about it.
While the Kindle publishing date is Jan of 2011 the paperback this Kindle book is based on is from 2000 and does not seem to have been updated in any manner. I don't recall sugar being painted as the devil it is today back in 2000 so I will let the author off the hook for adding sugar to so many juice recipes but it doesn't change the fact that is listed as an ingredient in a good many recipes and a few even call for lemon and lime soda! What is the point of making and drinking healthy fresh juice and adding soda?
Part of the reason I bought this book is because there is mention of a chapter that includes healthful boosters that will enhance already healthy juices while still keeping them flavorful - again the 2000 publishing date hampers this section as the only "boosters" mentioned are Vitamin C, Bee Pollen, Ginko and Echinacea. Obviously in the last decade many more supplements have come to light in terms of boosting health but of course they aren't in this book.
No wonder there are more than a few reviews mentioning how this book tones down the "juicing will transform your life" meme - following the recipes in here most likely wouldn't.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The recipes in the book taste so good and are so healthy. I'm glad I chose this particular juicing recipes book and I enjoy each recipe i have tried.Published 19 months ago by Kipper
Its a cute little book but i feel juicing recipes can be found free online. I found a site where you put in what ingredients you have and it will give you a recipe. Read morePublished on October 13, 2013 by Jan M. Goshorn
I have tries a few of the recipes but they take so much fruit and veggies to make that it is not very econmical.Published on September 13, 2013 by T. Hitchcock
This recipe book is excellent! This book made it easier on me with my selection. should I say process of elimination. Great tasting.Published on June 24, 2013 by HATTIE BROWN
If you love juicing ,this book is for you. Many many recipes,,the health and benefits from juicing..this is a great book I give it a 10 out of 10Published on May 20, 2013 by Daniel Davis