Friday, March 1, 2013

Pear Romaine Juice



This is one of my newest combinations and it is so good. My kids don't eat much lettuce, and this is a good way to get it to them! There are many benefits to eating Romaine Lettuce.

Romaine lettuce is 17% protein, one head has about 200mg of calcium and 44% RDA of Omega-3 essential fats, 167% RDA of vitamin C, 6mg of iron, and is rich in B-vitamins: Thiamine (B1) – 38% RDA, Riboflavin (B2) – 32% RDA, Niacin (B3) – 12% RDA, Pantothenic Acid (B5) – 18%, Pyridoxine (B6) – 36 %, Folate (B9) – 213%, contains 20 ounces of water, 33% RDA of copper, 22% RDA of magnesium, 42% RDA of manganese, 27% RDA of phosphorus, 33% RDA of potassium, 5% RDA of selenium and 13% RDA of zinc!

Ingredients for 2 large juices
4 pears
1 large head of romaine lettuce
2 limes with rind

Directions
Put all ingredients through a juicer and enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. Heading out to get my juicer today! I've been blending ingredients and its not bad, but what a pain! Today was spinach, avocado, an apple and dash of OJ. It was delicious! Keep the recipes coming! I'm going to try this one to initiate my juicer:0)

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