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

Cucumber Lemonade

Fresh cucumber juice makes classic lemonade even more refreshing.

Iced Watermelon-Lemon Tea

Pureed watermelon adds a summery twist to the classic Arnold Palmer combination of iced tea and lemonade. The sprightly thirst-quencher is also wonderful spiked with vodka.

Watermelon Limeade

Rating: 3.5 stars 87
Spiking this sipper with vodka makes a snappy cocktail for summer.

Sour Cherry Lemonade

Rating: 3 stars 112
Cherries get boiled down into a sweet syrup that's then stirred into the tart lemonade.


Rating: 3 stars 338
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).

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.

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.

Watermelon Punch and Bowl

Rating: 3.5 stars 339
Hollowed watermelon becomes a rustic serving bowl for a drink made with its juice, ensuring nothing goes to waste.

Pomegranate-and-Pink-Grapefruit Punch

This festive punch has the tang of grapefruit juice combined with the soft, floral flavor of lychee. And when you add fresh basil leaves to the mix, it brings a taste of summer to the holiday season. After pouring the grapefruit-lychee mixture into a glass, drizzle the pomegranate syrup on top—it will sink to the bottom like grenadine in a tequila sunrise.

Crushed Pineapple-Rosemary Limeade

Who says "ades" are only for the summer months? This sultry take on the classic sidewalk-stand classic suits any season.

Watermelon Lemonade

Rating: 3.5 stars 194
With these icy pink drinks, your summer celebration will be made in the shade.

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.
Cream Soda Syrup
Rating: 3 stars 75

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