Juicing Recipes For Crohn’s Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and Colitis

You might have noticed I added Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Colitis to my blog titles today. I decided that based on the similarities of the the diseases that it might be helpful to include this as well. If you have Crohn’s IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and/or Colitis and you try juicing, please post your results!

In these recipes I use a Breville┬áBJE510XL juicer. Please read my Day 1 post. I chose this juicer based it’s good reviews, mid-range price, and ease of clean-up.

You can see it on Amazon here: http://preview.tinyurl.com/7wfcqmu

One last thing, I decided to start a separate post with each of my juicing recipes and give them a grade as far as taste. I don;t want to get crazy here because I do not know all the nutritional value of each recipe. I feel that if I can replace some of what I eat with juice it will allow my body to absorb more nutrients. I will give a recipe and A thru F rationg on taste only and a few comments. So here it is:

Day 2 recipe: Mock V8 vegetable juice Grade B- Too spicy, back off the hot sauce and it might move to a B+

  • 1/4 cup spring water
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 handful spinach
  • 1-2 carrots
  • 1/4 sweet onion
  • 1-2 celery stalks
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1-2 shots hot sauce to taste

Day 3 Recipe #1: Cranberry Juice Grade C Juicing straight cranberries is nasty, after we added a lot of water and sugar it became drinkable. Giving is a C because I needed to add sugar.

  • Three large handfuls of cranberrys
  • 12 oz of water
  • 1/4 cup of sugar.
  • Makes around 16 OZ

Day 3 Recipe #2: Orange Juice with Spinach Leaves Grade A, the best juice I have had so far!

  • Two large handfuls of spinach leaves
  • Three medium size oranges pealed
  • juice leaves first
  • Makes around 13 OZ

Day 4 Recipe #1: Cucumber, Celery, Spinach, Grape Juice Grade D, Lousy medicinal taste not great to drink but I was able to drink it all.

  • Handful of spinach
  • One large cucumber
  • Two Celery Stocks
  • Handful of Grapes
  • Made 16 OZ.

Day 5 Recipe #1: Papaya, Orange, Pineapple Juice Grade A+, Tasted great!

  • 1/3 Papaya
  • 2 Oranges
  • 1/3 Pineapple
  • Made 32 OZ!

Day 7 Recipe Grade B- Not that great tasting, just OK

  • Two tomatoes
  • Three Carrots
  • Two Celery Stalks
  • Two handfuls of spinach leaves

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