Green Juice

Yield 2 cups (2 servings)

6 Celery Stalks
6 Kale or collard leaves
1 cucumber, sliced lengthwise
2/3 bunch parsley and or/cilantro (2 ounces)
1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger (optional)
1 1/2 TBL fresh lemon juice (1/2 lemon)

This juice is a nutritional powerhouse, providing vitamins, calcium, and trace minerals.  It is also low in calories and  sugars, making it an ideal weight-loss drink.  For a spicier green juice, include the optional ginger.

Variations:
For Sweet Green Juice:  Add 1 apple, cut into chunks
For Antioxidant Juice:  Add 1 cup broccoli florets and stalks and/or 1 cup of cabbage.

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