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The Best Kale Tonic Recipe

Kale Tonic is the perfect blend of ingredients that tastes delicious and refreshes both your body and spirit. This kale juice blend is bursting with the goodness of fresh kale, Fuji apples, and lemons.

Kale Tonic Recipe

The Best Kale Tonic Recipe - Photo of Kale Tonic in front of Fresh Kale
The Best Kale Tonic Recipe

If you’re looking for more juicing recipes, Celery Juice and Benefits and Beet Carrot Juice will help you on your wellness journey.

Juicing has become a popular way to consume a concentrated dose of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from fresh fruits, herbs, and vegetables. This method allows the body to quickly absorb these nutrients, providing an instant energy boost and various health benefits.

Regular juicing can support detoxification, enhance immune function, and improve digestion. It’s also an excellent way to incorporate a variety of produce into your diet, especially for those who might find it challenging to eat enough fruits and vegetables daily.

Fresh Kale Tonic with Fresh Kale, Fuji Apples, Lemon, and English Cucumber
Fresh Kale Tonic Recipe

One of my favorite restaurants in Raleigh is First Watch. Kale tonic is one of their most popular drinks, and for good reason. It’s not only good for you but also delicious.

The combination of kale, Fuji apples, lemons, and English cucumbers makes a refreshing tonic that masks the slightly bitter flavor of kale. Enjoy this Kale Tonic recipe in the morning to start your day with a burst of nutrients or as a mid-afternoon pick-me-up to keep you energized and refreshed.

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Ingredients to Gather

Ingredients for Kale Tonic - Fresh Kale, Lemon, English cucumber, and Fuji apples
Ingredients for Kale Tonic – Fresh Kale, Lemon, English Cucumber, and Fuji Apples

Fuji Apples

Kale Tonic Recipe - Photo of Fuji Apples
Kale Tonic Recipe – Fuji Apples

Fuji apples are nutritionally beneficial due to their vitamin and antioxidant content. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, which supports the immune system. Fuji apples also contain various phytonutrients and flavonoids, linked to reducing inflammation and a lower risk of chronic diseases.

English Cucumbers

Kale Tonic Recipe - Photo of English Cucumber
Kale Tonic Recipe – English Cucumber

English cucumbers are low in calories but high in essential nutrients like vitamins K and C. They also support bone health and boost the immune system.

Lemons

Kale Tonic Recipe - Photo of Fresh Lemons
Kale Tonic Recipe – Fresh Lemons

Lemons are also an excellent source of vitamin C, essential for a healthy immune system, skin health, and the iron absorption from plant-based foods. Lemons also contain antioxidants, such as flavonoids, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals. Additionally, the citric acid in lemons can aid in digestion and help prevent kidney stones.

Kale

Kale Tonic Recipe - Photo of Fresh Kale
Kale Tonic Recipe – Fresh Kale

Rich in vitamins A, C, and K, kale supports eye health, boosts the immune system, and plays a crucial role in bone health. This leafy green is also an excellent source of antioxidants, which help protect the body against oxidative stress and inflammation. Its high level of minerals like calcium, potassium, and magnesium contribute to cardiovascular health.

Investing in a juicer is not just a purchase; it’s a commitment to your health and well-being. Homemade juices allow you to control the ingredients, ensuring purity and freshness. For best results, you’ll want a cold press juicer.

Ingredients

16 ounces fresh Fuji apple juice

2 ounces fresh English cucumber juice

2 ounces fresh lemon juice

1 ounce fresh kale juice

Directions

Place all the ingredients in a pitcher and stir until thoroughly combined.

Enjoy immediately.

Fresh Kale Tonic

Tips for Making Kale Juice

  • 16 ounces of Fuji apple juice is approximately three apples, 2 ounces of English cucumber juice is approximately 1/4 of an English cucumber, 2 ounces of lemon juice is equal to about 1 large lemon, and 1 ounce of kale juice is about 2-3 kale leaves.
  • Kale juice can last up to 72 hours in the refrigerator if properly stored in an airtight container.
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The Best Kale Tonic Recipe from First Watch

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The Best Kale Tonic Recipe
Yield: 2 Servings

Fresh Kale Tonic Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes

Kale Tonic is the perfect blend of ingredients that not only taste good when combined, but will refresh both your body and spirit.

Instructions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a pitcher and stir until thoroughly combined.

Nutrition Information

Yield

2

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 257Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 159mgCarbohydrates 63gFiber 1gSugar 54gProtein 1g

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