Kuvings Blog

Kiwi Max June 25 2015

What you'll need:  4 Kiwis, 1 apple, Handful of spinach  Instructions 1. Wash the ingredients well  2. Remove the skin of the kiwis  3. Cut the ingredients as needed to fit in the chute  4. Juice up and enjoy!  Interesting facts:  1. Kiwis are one of the most vitamin packed fruits  2. Kiwis contain enzymes that aid protein absorption so they can be delivered to your tired muscles 3. Kiwis...

The Perfect Juice for Managing Menopause June 17 2015

If you're between the ages of 40-50, you may be going through menopause. Menopause is a natural biological process and even though it ends fertility, you can stay health and vital. Even so, there are physical symptoms that may disrupt your daily life, such as hot flashes, low energy level, and feelings of anxiety or sadness. So, we've got a juice today that can help decrease some of those symptoms. ...

My Favorite Juice June 10 2015

The best part about having a juicer is making your own juice. You have the option to put in kale and spinach, or lemon and apples. There's one juice that I particularly enjoy making and I haven't come up with a name for it yet. In fact, I'll let you come up with the name once you give it a try! Ingredients: 5-6 apples 2-3 carrots2 slices of lemon1 slice of ginger Put...

It's Mangolicious! June 03 2015

'Tis the season for mangoes!  Some interesting facts:  - Mangoes are related to cashews. - A mango tree can grow as tall as 100 feet. - Mangoes were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago!   Our special smoothie for today is Mango Tango Coulis  You will need:  2 mangoes, 1 slice pineapple, 1 peach, and 1/4 melon  Make sure to remove the pits from the fruits and juice! ...

Berry Delicious May 27 2015

As we warm into the summer, here's a recipe to help keep you cool!  Ingredients:  1 cup frozen strawberries  1/3 cup frozen cranberries  1/2 cup almonds  1/2 cup cashews  1 1/2 frozen banana  2 tbsp condensed milk    1. Assemble the juicer using the blank strainer  2. Thaw the frozen ingredients for about 5 minutes 3. Pour the condensed milk onto the frozen ingredients and mix until all ingredients are...

Our Favorite Green Juice May 13 2015

Makes 2-3 servings  Ingredients: 4-5 medium apples, 3-4 large kale leaves (cut into chunks), 1 handful of spinach, 1 large chunk of pineapple (about 2 cubic inches), and 1 thin slice of ginger.  Ginger has a long tradition of being very effective in alleviating symptoms of gastrointestinal distress. It's known as an excellent carminative which is a substance that promotes the elimination of intestinal gas. Ginger is also very useful...

It's Peanut Butter Time! May 08 2015

All you'll need to make peanut butter: 3 cups of roasted peanuts (salted or unsalted) 1. Use the smoothie strainer 2. Put small handfuls of peanuts into the feed chute 3. Monitor through the side of the juicing bowl while feeding in the peanuts4. Once you put all the peanuts in, run the juicer for an additional 20 seconds5. Stop the juicer and use a spatula to collect the coarse peanut butter in...

Orange you glad it's Wednesday? April 29 2015

Smoothie of the week: Carrot-pineapple smoothie  Ingredients: 3/4 cup frozen pineapple1/3 cup orange juice1/4 cup chopped carrot1/2 frozen banana  Using the smoothie strainer, put in the ingredients one by one into the juicer. Fun facts about carrots:   People originally grew carrots as medicine  Carrots can be traced back about 5,000 years. Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, providing more than 200% of your daily requirement in just one...

#Nutritious April 22 2015

Our Third Juice: Walnut Storm  Ingredients: 3oz. of soybeans, handful of walnuts, 1 apple, 4oz. of water, and honey  Instructions:  1. Soak the soybeans for about 10 hours, then boil the soybeans for about 10 minutes 2. Wash the apple and cut into small pieces 3. Juice the apples, walnuts, soybeans, and water 4. Add 1 tsp of honey if you prefer something a bit sweeter  Health benefits: Soybeans are...

Eat the Rainbow April 08 2015

Phytochemicals and Why They're Important  When plants grow under the sun, they absorb nutrients from the earth. To protect themselves, they product natural chemicals called "phytochemicals" which provide antioxidant effects. Research shows that phytochemicals are able to reduce the damage to our cells that causes various diseases like cancer. Studies have also shown that high intakes of fruits and vegetables are correlated with lower risks of chronic disease and obesity....

A Sweet Indulgence April 01 2015

Cacao Avocado Banana Smoothie  A special recipe for those with the smoothie maker! Ingredients: 1 cup milk, 1 banana, 1/2 avocado, 2 tbsp cacao power, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp vanilla powder   Calories: 261 calories Instructions: 1. Peel the banana, cut it into small chunks, and put it in the freezer.  2. Thaw the frozen banana for about 5 minutes before using 3. Close the smart cap. Put the banana and avocado...

Happy Hump Day! March 25 2015

We're halfway through the week!  If you're looking for something to wake you up in the morning, this is the perfect recipe!  Our Second Juice: Pink Grapefruitade  Ingredients: 1 grapefruit, 1/4 lemon, 10 oz. sparkling water , ice, and syrup  Instructions: 1. Wash ingredients well  2. Remove grapefruit and lemon peel and cut into chunks  3. Juice lemon and grapefruit in the Kuvings Juicer  4. Add ice, sparkling water, and...

Happy Nutrition Month! March 18 2015

National Nutrition Month is an informative campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle,” which encourages everyone to exercise and eat healthier by consuming fewer calories and making smart choices in order to maintain a healthy weight and have well-being. For the month of March, we want to encourage everyone to get involved and start tweeting, posting, sharing about...