Juice Recipes

For the healthiest start to your day, or as part of a detox, these fresh juice recipes can't be beat. They're quick and easy to make. And when you control what goes into your juice, you can be sure to use the freshest healthiest ingredients, from apples to blueberries and citrus to spinach, even our homemade vegetable juice recipes are packed with fruits and vegetables.

Staff Picks

Easy Blender Orange Juice

No fancy juicer or citrus press necessary for this refreshing whole-fruit juice! While you can certainly use all oranges, we like adding tangerines and grapefruits to the mix, too.

Martha's Favorite Green Juice

Every morning Martha drinks this immune-boosting cocktail of nutritious fruits and vegetables. Her refreshing green juice recipe allows for plenty of substitutions. Don’t have pears on hand? Add an apple instead! Have some fresh spinach or kale that needs to get used? Either works great. With this vibrant and versatile formula on hand, it’s easy to drink green.


Thanks to an abundance of limes in Jamaica, limeade is a common drink. Unsweetened bottled lime juice can be swapped instead of fresh for an even quicker limeade. From the book "Lucinda's Authentic Jamaican Kitchen," by Lucinda Scala Quinn (Wiley).

Cucumber Lemonade

Fresh cucumber juice makes classic lemonade even more refreshing.

Cream Soda Syrup

Rating: 3.11 stars
Make classic cream soda at home with this simple recipe from Anton Nocito of P&H Soda and Syrup. Also Try:Grapefruit Soda Syrup, Quince Soda Syrup

Carrot-Mango Juice

Rating: 3.74 stars
Color your world orange with this healthy, tasty juice.

Iced Lemon Espresso

Rating: 5 stars
An update of the Italian-American caffé Romano, an espresso served with a bit of lemon peel, this fizzy incarnation blends tart lemon soda with a cool shot. It tastes bright and full-bodied, like an amplified Arnold Palmer. Mix one up—it's sunshine in a glass.

Cucumber-Pear Juice

Rating: 2.92 stars
This is a refreshing drink with a gingery zing to it.

Sparkling Fresh Lemonade

Fresh homemade lemonade gets bubbly (but remains alcohol-free) thanks to a bit of sparkling water.

Homemade Lemonade

No summertime drink is as satisfying and easy to make as refreshing lemonade.

Martha's Extra-Lemony Lemonade

"A cold glass of lemonade is so refreshing on a hot summer day. My favorite recipes are full of lemon flavor. This one uses the fruit in three ways: its juice, fresh slices, and a syrup cooked with the rinds," says Martha.

Inspiration and Ideas

Watermelon Lemonade

Rating: 3.49 stars

With these icy pink drinks, your summer celebration will be made in the shade.