7 Energizing Breakfast Juice Recipes to Kickstart Your Day

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Last updated: June 24, 2021

If you usually need a bit of time in the morning to really wake up, don’t worry, you’re not alone. And that first cup of coffee just can’t come soon enough!

I’ve been replacing coffee with nutritious and energizing juices and green smoothies in the mornings, and while it wasn’t easy in the beginning (I was a serious coffee addict!), my body and mind are now very much used to it.

It feels great to start the day with a glass filled with healthy nutrients giving me an instant energy boost that lasts for hours. And coffee? I still love it, especially on a lazy Sunday morning, but nothing beats starting my workday with a fresh juice.

And having a quality juicer in your kitchen that performs well and is easy to clean, makes the whole juicing experience so much more fun.

7 Delicious Morning Juice Recipes

I’ve tried and tested many recipes, some work really well and others don’t. But I recommend to always find a good balance between sweet and delicious fruits and nutritious vegetables.

Here are 7 recipe ideas for delicious and nutritious breakfast juices. They will give you that much needed energy boost in the morning when you most need it.

1. Naturally Sweet Lemon Ginger Power Beet Juice

I’ve learned to really appreciate the flavors of beets and often try new juice and green smoothie recipes with beets as a key ingredient.

Beets are loaded with essential nutrients such as folate, potassium, iron and vitamin C, but most of all, they give you that instant energy boost. Which is why beetroot juice is my go-to drink before I do my workouts.

Lemon ginger power beet juice
Lemon ginger power beet juice (credit: Inspired Taste)

Beets have a naturally sweet and earthy taste that blends perfectly with the powerful flavors of lemon and ginger. The cucumber in this recipe at Inspired Taste adds mineral-rich water, keeping the flavors well in place.

There really is no need to add more fruits to this recipe as the beets already bring in enough sweetness to your juice.

 

Ingredients (yields 2 glasses):

 
  • 2 Medium-sized beets
  • 1 Medium-sized cucumber
  • 1 Small piece of fresh ginger (1 inch)
  • 1 Medium-sized lemon

2. The Ultimate Green Juice

It’s always tempting to throw sweet fruits in your juicer as we all love a delicious drink with lots of sweet, fruity flavors. But we shouldn’t ignore greens as they provide us with the most nutrients.

The trick is to get the balance right between flavor and nutrients.

The ultimate breakfast green juice
The ultimate green juice

This super nutritious juice recipe does indeed have all the best flavors, and contains a good variety of different types of greens, such as kale, spinach and celery, mixed up with a bunch of green apples.

I’ve tried it several times now and it’s amazing. The portion sizes in this recipe are big, so you can store the juice in your Refrigerator for a few days.

 

Ingredients (yields 4 glasses):

 
  • 2 Bunches of (lacinato) kale
  • 2 Bunches of spinach
  • 5 Medium-sized cucumbers
  • 6-8 Green apples
  • 1/2 Bunch of celery
  • 1 Head romaine lettuce

3. Apple, Beetroot and Ginger Juice

The deep pink color of this energizing breakfast juice is to die for. Beetroot is certainly not the easiest ingredient to juice as it often requires a bit of manual work.

Apple beetroot ginger juice
Apple beetroot ginger juice (credit: Drizzle and Dip)

But the amazing health benefits of this red vegetable make it all worthwhile. The added ginger gives this juice extra flavor that works well with the sweetness of the beetroot and apples.

Drizzle and Dip have created this simple yet very potent juice recipe that you should drink slowly to really enjoy. The foamy layer on top makes you think you’re actually drinking a bright-colored cappuccino!

 

Ingredients (yields 3 glasses):

 
  • 2 Large beetroot (approx 400g)
  • 1 Small piece of ginger (1 inch)
  • 5 Medium-sized cucumbers
  • 6 Apples

4. Turmeric Ginger Carrot Juice

One of my favorite spices is turmeric, not just because of its rich flavors, but more so because of its amazing health benefits.

If you don’t include turmeric very often in your diet, you’re missing out on a lot of goodness. In that case, I recommend taking turmeric supplements as they can provide many health benefits.

Turmeric ginger carrot juice
Turmeric ginger carrot juice (credit: Breakfast Criminals)

Ginger is another one of my favorite ingredients to add to my juices as it’s simply the easiest way to enjoy its health benefits.

The Breakfast Criminals have come up with a very unique and tasty juice recipe that contains both turmeric and ginger, mixed with apples and carrots.

If you can replace your morning orange juice with this nutritional powerhouse drink, your day just can’t go wrong.

 

Ingredients (yields 1 large glass):

 
  • 5 Medium-sized carrots (peeled)
  • 2 Apples (halved and cores removed)
  • 1 Small piece of fresh ginger (1 inch)
  • 1/8 Teaspoon turmeric

5. Easy Celery Juice

Celery juice first thing in the morning as breakfast may not be for everyone, but I personally love it because celery is one of my go-to vegetables any time of day.

Easy celery juice
Easy celery juice (credit: Clean Eating Kitchen)

This particular recipe can be prepared with a juicer as well as with a blender, and with literally only two ingredients, is as simple as it gets.

Carrie over at Clean Eating Kitchen is the creator of this nourishing, fresh, and delicious breakfast juice recipe that has fast become one of my favorites.

 

Ingredients (yields 2 glasses):

 
  • 2 Bunches of celery
  • 1 Lime (skin removed)

6. Apple Green Juice

If you like your apples in the morning, this powerful and satisfying apple green juice should be on top of your juicing todo list.

Apple green juice
Apple green juice (credit: Food with Feeling)

The apples combined with cucumber, spinach, lemon and ginger, make this juice a nutritious powerhouse in the morning that will definitely give you that energy kick without the crash.

Brita over at Food with Feeling is the creator of this apple green juice, and if you browse her site you will find lots more delicious recipes.

 

Ingredients (yields 2 glasses):

 
  • 4 Medium green apples
  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 2 Cups of spinach leaves
  • 1 Inch ginger

7. Breakfast Zinger Juice

This original breakfast zinger juice recipe by Vitamix is technically a green smoothie recipe using a blender, but you can just as easily try it out with your juicer.

Breakfast zinger juice
Credit: Vitamix

The rich blend of energizing fruits and veggies in this delicious drink will keep you going for many hours after you drink it as your breakfast in the morning.

The coconut water is optional, but works surprisingly well with the dominant flavors of the lemons and beets.

 

Ingredients (yields 3 glasses):

 
  • 2 Cups (480 ml) coconut water
  • 2 Lemons (seeded and halved)
  • 2 Carrots (halved)
  • 2 Apples (seeded, cored, quartered)
  • 2 Beets (quartered)
 

7 Energizing breakfast juice recipes

 
 
Donna Harrison

I created Healthy Food Tribe because I am passionate about discovering new foods and learning everything about them. I am also a smoothie fanatic and I document all my favorite recipes here on my blog.

6 Comments
  1. I love this little collection of breakfast juice recipes! My favorite is The Ultimate Green Juice, but that’s because I am a complete green juicing nut. 🙂 I think your use of the green apples in this juice was a good way of adding some sweetness without just dumping a bucket of sugar into it. I also liked the Turmeric Ginger Carrot Juice especially because it is an excellent anti-inflammatory juice recipe, and that’s something a lot of us can use in this day and age. I’m going to tweet this out, and I wish you all the best! 🙂

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  2. Thank you for these great recipes. I am looking forward to try all of them in the coming weeks. This is my first time making a real effort in taking the first step towards juicing. I am an active male in my early 50’s, but my energy levels have dropped dramatically in the last few months and I don’t like it, so wish me luck.

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    • Ah Denise, it’s on my todo list to add the servings to these breakfast juice recipes, thanks for the reminder!

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