If you like juicing, this Homemade Kiwi Juice Recipe is for you. We started juicing years ago, and in the process, we have perfected a series of juices, including this great kiwi and cucumber juice recipe.
A great juice has many easily digestible nutrients and has to be hassle-free, rich in vitamins and minerals. It has to give you a smile on your face as you look into the day unfolding throw your window. Just as fresh as our Cucumber, Carrot, and Celery Juice.
This kiwi juice recipe will be ready in less than 5 minutes with 4 ingredients and a juicer. Don’t worry if you don’t have a juicer. You can make it in a blender by adding an extra step, passing the blended produce through a cheesecloth.
This simple kiwi juice recipe has only four ingredients.
- Kiwi fruits (choose ripe kiwi which is naturally sweet)
- Clementines (or Tangerines/oranges)
Plus ice cubes for a refreshing kiwi juice.
How to make kiwi juice?
Wash kiwi, then optionally peel kiwi, and chop – our Juicer instructions recommend chopping vegetables into pieces small enough to fit easily down the chute.
Tip: did you know that kiwi fruit skin is edible? That's why you don't need to peel it. I recommend cutting off the button as it is tough and challenging for your juicer.
They also recommend peeling all citrus fruits as they can be difficult for the machine to process, which inhibits them from being fully juiced and adds unwanted bitterness due to their pealing.
Juice! Turn the juicer on and pass all the ingredients through the juicer, using your tamper. We recommend mixing the ingredients as you run them down the chute.
Put together some pieces of celery, cucumber mixed with clementine, unpeeled kiwis, and ginger (optional). When you push all mixed together, it helps to move things through.
If you decide (as we do) to use the celery leaves, they may get stuck. That's why pushing all ingredients together helps.
Serve and enjoy your fresh kiwi juice. Feel free to add ice cubs or sparkling water if you want to add some fizzy notes.
Get an excellent Cold-Pressed juicer, also known as a slow masticating juicer.
It will be one of the best investments you have made this year! Trust me! Make sure you check the juicer's instructions before starting, as many juicers have different working mechanisms.
If you don't have a juicer, you can also make juices, following these simple tips on juicing without a juicer plus three delicious recipes.
This juice can be made without a juicer. Simple blend the peeled produce in a high-speed blender and if you want to consume the kiwi pulp as well as celery and other fruits, go ahead without straining. Otherwise, pass the kiwi juice throw a fine mesh strainer, and serve.
If you have leftover kiwi juice, store it in a glass container and keep it in the fridge for up to three days.
As a rule of thumb, you should try to consume juices high in vitamin C as soon as you juice them, as this wonderful vitamin and potent antioxidant loses its properties minutes after their pulp is exposed to oxygen.
The great juice Formula: add something with enough water content, so you don’t have to juice everything in your refrigerator, something cheap like celery and cucumbers.
Add other sweet fruits and have some tartness like apples or KIWIS and clementine. If you want an extra kick for anti-inflammatory properties and an immune-boosting superpower, throw in some ginger!
Use juicing smartly!
10 Health benefits of kiwi fruit juice
So what are the benefits of kiwi juice? Kiwis are high in Vitamin C and fiber and provide many benefits.
Vitamin C content
Kiwifruit contains more than 200% of the daily recommended intake of Vitamin C, thus stimulating the body’s immune response.
Kiwis have been linked to the reduction of wheezing symptoms in certain asthma patients, especially in children.
Kiwi isn’t only good to get some sweet nurturing treat in the morning. If you struggle with insomnia, you are not alone. Conservative studies estimate that 10% to 30%4 of adults live with chronic insomnia. For other studies, this figure is closer to 50% to 60%.
Kiwi fruit is excellent to lower blood pressure levels and reducing the risk of stroke and heart disease.
Low in calories
Kiwis have a low-calorie count making it a delicious and healthy option for snacking, sides, or a unique dessert.
Kiwi may protect the body from inflammation and disease.
This tart fruit can support heart health, digestive health, and immunity.
Rich in antioxidants
Kiwis are also rich in vitamins and antioxidants, such as Vitamin C. Antioxidants help to flush free radicals within the body and reduce oxidative stress and cell damage.
The soluble dietary fiber found in kiwis can help stimulate regular and healthy digestion and promotes weight loss. Check our juice for weight-loss programs.
The fiber found in kiwi can reduce risk factors for heart disease by lowering LDL or bad cholesterol.
Kiwi fruits, green leafy vegetables, kale, oranges, broccoli, etc., are especially useful in strengthening the respiratory system and prolonged coughing. These fruits and vegetables are also rich in magnesium, which helps clear the respiratory pathway naturally.
More details on Kiwi Benefits.
How much kiwi juice should you drink?
Eating one to three kiwis per day is enough for the majority of people to get the boost of nutrients from kiwi fruit.
This homemade kiwi juice uses two kiwi fruits suitable for two servings. So in one glass of kiwifruit juice, you are consuming one kiwi fruit.
Regardless of all the fresh kiwi juice benefits, it is essential to know that many people have reported being allergic to kiwi fruit.
Symptoms can range in severity from very mild to more severe. Therefore, make sure you are not allergic to Kiwifruit before consuming it.
I love this benefit of kiwi! Do you know that eating 1–2 medium kiwis before bed may help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer? Kiwis are rich in serotonin and antioxidants, both of which may improve sleep quality when eaten before bed.
When I am feeling a little restless at night, I like having kiwis as a light dinner dessert.
Can you eat kiwi skin? Yes, you can eat kiwi skin as it is not toxic. It can only be eaten when the fruit is ripe and sweet, barely sour. If there are tiny black seeds on the inside (see picture), simply cut them out as they can taste bitter.
Some people experience some sensation in their lips, sort of an allergy, so try little by little, if you are planning on eating the whole fruit.
We thought it was an interesting piece of information to share!
How to choose kiwi
Choose kiwi fruit that has vibrant skin. If the kiwi is too hard to the touch, it might not have ripped enough; it is better to wait a couple of days until the fruit is slightly soft; that way, you can be sure that it will be sweet and not too acid.
Kiwi fruit juice tastes better when the fruit has fully ripened as it would be much sweeter, although for juicing, you don't need to wait for that much, especially if you are using other fruits like the suggested clementine.
- Before you get started, buy a high-quality juicer (see our Juicing for Health: the truth about juicing Post notes).
- We recommend a slow masticating juicer (like this one), which better preserves the nutrients.
- Try to buy organic produce whenever possible. If you can’t find organic produce, be sure to wash thoroughly and peel the skin when possible.
- Chop produce into small pieces that easily fit down your juicer chute. Try not to rush the process cramming too much produce down the chute in one go. That can overwhelm the juicer and stress the motor/clog the machine.
- Enjoy juice fresh or within 24 hours for the best flavor/nutrient content (store leftovers well-sealed in the refrigerator).
- Compost the leftover pulp. Depending on the ingredients you use for your juice, you may be able to use it for things like crackers and bread.
If you are still asking yourself: is juicing good? We recommend reading our article which uncovers all the details you should know, unbiased!
More Nourishing beverages
- Morning Celery Juice
- Carrot, Apple, and Celery Juice
- Simple Green Juice Recipe
- Beetroot Pre and Post Workout Juice
- Vegan Golden Milk
- Frozen Mixed Berries Smoothie
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Simple Kiwi Green Juice Recipe + Juicing Tips
- 2 kiwis
- 2 clementines or mandarine orange
- 1 cucumber medium
- 2 celery stalks
- 1 cup water
- 1 knob ginger fresh, about 1 inch
- Rinse the celery and cucumber.
- Peel the clementines and clean the kiwi and ginger (if using) (no need to peel the ginger or kiwis).
- Start introducing all the ingredients, combining the leaves and solids to prevent the juicer from getting stuck. Add water.
- Serve fresh or store close in a container for no more than 24 hours, although we recommend having it freshly juiced.
We sometimes take for granted that we have years (or decades) of cooking experience that the average visitor may not. Add to or remove the list below with health and safety tips.
- Cook to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food that previously touched raw meat
- Wash hands after touching raw meat
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- Use oils with high smoking points to avoid harmful compounds
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
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