Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing: Vegetables, Fruits, Spices, and More

Juicing is back, and it goes well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.

Juicing has always had health-conscious champions, but as a trend it's on the verge of coming back in a big way. Starbucks recently opened its first juice bar, and juice fasts are surging in popularity. Offerings go well beyond basics like apple and orange juice; spinach, beets, wheat grass, and almost anything else in a garden can yield a glass of "liquid nutrition." We explore the techniques and recipes that get the most from juicing.

Guests

Katherine Tallmadge

President, Personalized Nutrition; Author, "Diet Simple: 195 Mental Tricks, Substitutions, Habits & Inspirations" (LifeLine Press, 2011); President, DC Metro Area Dietetic Association

Amy Waldman

Owner, Puree Juice Bar, Bethesda MD

Duane Sylvestre

Bartender, Bourbon Steak

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