Green juice recipes for kids. Finally!  Chances are they will like a few of these ;)

Green juice recipes for kids comes in handy when you know they need more nutrients in thier diet.

Green juice recipes for kids

Tips for making green juice:  Green juice is something that takes more caution for children. Because greens are very nutrient rich and a potent detoxifier, our bodies naturally begin detoxifying a bit quicker with greens then other juices. Not that this is bad, but it can make you feel ill if done too fast. Not really appropriate for children.

If you feel that your child needs to detoxify, their bodies will naturally do it through a good diet combined with any fresh juices or smoothies.

The green juice recipes for kids below are good for children, but don’t overload them with green, especially not at first. A few greens go a long way.

If you are concerned with getting greens into your child’s diet, another good option is green smoothies.

They taste wonderful, and are easier to mask the bitter flavor many greens can have. Also, because they contain fiber when blended, you can include much more greens into the juice then you can with juicing.

Spinach, watercress, lots of parsley, kale and chard should only be used in small doses in green juice recipes for kids. Larger doses in smoothies are okay.

If you have little children, read about diluting and tips on juicing for children, Here are my recommended green juicing recipes for kids, gentle and delicious! Enjoy!

P.S.- Tell them it’s martian or monster juice to get them to drink it :)


The green juice recipes for kids.

Cucumber Apple

1 cucumber (with skin) 

2 apples

1 bunch (approx 1 cup) of romaine lettuce

Core the apple and cut up the cucumber. Juice together and serve. Add crushed ice on a hot day.


Cucumber Pear

1 cucumber (with skin)

2 pears

Small handful of watercress or argula


Core the pear and cut the cucumber. Juice together and serve. 


Cucumber Orange Grapefruit

1 cucumber (with skin)

1 small handful of greens (spinach works well)

1 orange

1 grapefruit

Peel the grapefruit and orange. Cut the cucumber into long slices. Juice together and serve. 


Broccoli Pineapple

4 broccoli spears

½ pineapple

1 tiny bunch of parsley or watercress

Wash broccoli. Core and cut rind off of pineapple. Juice ingredients together and serve. Dilute with sparkling mineral water to taste.


Broccoli Apple

8 broccoli spears

Few sprigs of parsley

3 apples

Wash broccoli and core apples. Juice ingredients together and serve. 


Green Citrus

1 small handful of spinach

2 sticks of celery

2 oranges

Peel oranges, wash spinach and cut celery into manageable juicing pieces. Juice ingredients together and serve. If you think this is too green tasting for your kids, add more orange or dilute it with sparkling water to make it bubbly like soda. 


Cucumber Watermelon

1 cucumber (with skin)

1 thick slice watermelon

Cut cucumber lengthwise into long strips for the juicer. Cut a thick slice of watermelon, and if your juicer is powerful you can leave the rind on. I do not like to juice the rind (personal preference). Juice ingredients together and serve.


Apple Mint


2 stalks of celery

1 apple

4 sprigs of fresh mint

1 lime

This is pretty refreshing on a hot day.  Juice the celery, apple, mint and lime (peel optional).  Serve immediately.





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