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

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.

Spiced Apple Cider

Rating: 3.05 stars
On a cool fall day, enjoy a mug of warm apple cider. Cinnamon stick stirrers add spice and extra flavor to our favorite seasonal beverage.

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.


Rating: 3.13 stars
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).

Blood-Moon Punch

Guests will howl for this creative and super-festive punch. Create the glowing moon by freezing orange juice and water in a bowl, then release it and float it in a mixture of concord-grape juice, ginger soda, seltzer, and fresh lime juice. Spike grown-up ghouls' glasses with an ounce (or two) of vodka.

Hot Apple Cider with Ginger

Lemon zest and fresh ginger in addition to the usual warming spices amp up this wintertime classic.

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

Cucumber-Pear Juice

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

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.

Chai-Spiced Apple Cider

Apple cider is a natural partner for chai spices: cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, black peppercorns, and fresh ginger. Let everything infuse for an hour, or if you really want the flavor of the spices to come through, chill overnight.

Apple Cider

Yes, you can make your own cider at home! It's just the thing for using up a surplus of apples. In this recipe, a food processor substitutes for a traditional press.

Inspiration and Ideas

Classic Lemonade Recipes—Plus, the Most Refreshing Variations
Cold, refreshing lemonade is just the thing for picnics or barbecues, and making it couldn't be simpler. Try a basic version or one of our twists on the classic recipe.

Mulled Cider with Fall Spices

Rating: 3.08 stars

Heat up your holiday meal -- or any occasion -- with our spiced apple drink.