How to Make Apple Juice with a Juicer! Easy step by step instructions on how to make homemade healthy juice with 1 ingredient. Save this recipe for when you go apple picking – it’s so good for you! Also includes how to freeze juice!
Is this Recipe TOO easy?
I thought about doing this post and thought it might be too simple, but simple recipes are always the best right? So I decided to do it, so here I am. Hello.
I love fresh apple juice bought from the farmers market stands. Last year I got my hands on a juicer (thanks Dad!) and ever since then I’ve been livin la vida juicing! When we went apple picking last year I spent hours making cider over the stove, simmering it and adding spices, and yes it was delicious – but it was a long process.
When I made flavored apple cider last year my family was “so so” about it, but this year my family can’t get enough of this juice recipe. Matthew is buying me apples left and right, throwing them at me, leaving them under my pillow. I get the hint! Now to make this 1 ingredient apple juice recipe!
Apple juice is very good for you! Apples are linked to lowering the risk of diabetes, weight loss, health benefits to you heart and some substances in apples may help prevent cancer. It’s also packed with vitamins, calcium, potassium and fiber. It’s the perfect healthy rink!
A apple a day really does keep the doctor away!
Benefits of Juicing
With my juicer I have fresh apple juice within minutes. Juicing, it’s changed my life. The ingredients in this recipe is: Apples. That’s it. No sugars. No honey. No water. No spices. Just good ol apples. And a smile. Every recipe should have a smile.
If you don’t have a juicer, I recommend you stop what you’re doing then rush to Amazon and buy one. This is the one I have and it’s fantastic for apples, oranges, greens, everything. You know what else rules? Apple and spinach juice. I love that stuff.
This powerful juicer makes juice in seconds! It’s easy to clean and it even comes with a good little scrub brush. It comes with a anti foam cup so you can pour the juice out and not get the foam if you aren’t into that. Anyways, you should get a juicer. If I was Oprah I would yell at you all “YOU’RE GETTING A JUICER! YOU’RE GETTING A JUICER! YOU’RE GETTING A JUICER!” but I’m not Oprah, so I’m sorry.
How to Make Directions
Gather your apples. You can make apple juice from any type of apple but the juicer varieties are the best to get the most juice from. Red Delicious, Gala and Fuji are my favorite apples to use.
Depending on the size of your juicer you might have to cut your apples in half.
Some people like to remove the seeds from the apples before putting in the juicer. This is totally optional and up to you. Apple seeds do contain a small amount of a cyanide compound, but the body can handle this in small amounts without worry. Again, totally up to you. If I’m feeling lazy and want a quick juice I’m probably just going to throw the apples in whole.
A few apples go in and the cup stars to fill up. This is the anti foam cup I was telling you about. When you pour it out into a pitcher or glass, only the juice comes out, the foam is left in this cup.
A few minutes later, a entire pitcher of apple juice was made! Grab a glass and enjoy!
How to Freeze
Yes, you can easily freeze apple juice! If you go apple picking, you might be left with many pounds of apples, this is a great recipe to use them in! Freeze juice in freezer safe containers or freezer bags. After thawing out, pour in a cup, and stir as needed. The juice might be a little bit cloudier than usual, but it still tastes delicious!
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How To Make Apple JuicePrint
- 8 Apples Red Delicious, Gala, Fuji work best for juicing
- Wash apples.
- Cut apples to fit into your juicer chute. Remove seeds (optional).
- Turn juicer on and push apples through juicer. Continue until all apples are gone.
- Refrigerate or enjoy immediately. This will make 32 ounces of juice.