maya’s rainbow juice

maya's rainbow juice

Hi everyone, as we’ve mentioned in previous posts on social media, our close friend Maya was staying with us for the past two months while she battles cancer, and yesterday she flew home to Oregon to get more treatment. We took good care of her, making organic juices every day, and we are honored to share our recipe with you. Thank you so much to Melissa’s Produce for delivering a weekly Organic Family Box of produce to our home, which we used to make this vibrant drink. These abundant shipments of fruits and vegetables have helped minimize our trips to the grocery store, and are a great way to have fresh produce delivered right to your doorstep—no masks or gloves necessary.

Maya’s Rainbow Juice
Serves 2 to 3

6 celery stalks
2 green apples, cut into quarters
2 medium carrots
1 large red beet, with the greens
2 large kale leaves
2 large chard leaves
1 two-inch piece of ginger
1/2 of a lemon, peel included
1 garlic clove (optional)

Use an electric juicer to juice all the ingredients together. Stir well to combine, then serve. Any leftover juice can be refrigerated in a sealed container for up to 3 days, simply stir well before serving.


6 Comments on maya’s rainbow juice

  1. Jeff Winett
    April 25, 2020 at 11:43 am

    I have not read your recipe yet. I did read of your kind and selfless hearts which filled me with gratitude in knowing that kindness and loving hearts look out after others.

    • husbandsthatcook
      April 25, 2020 at 11:47 am

      That’s so sweet of you to say, Jeff, thank you so much. We’ve known Maya for over 20 years, and we were honored to help take care of her during her time of need.

  2. Rob Bartholme
    May 19, 2020 at 3:57 pm

    Thank you, guys, for taking care of dear Sheila for all that time xox

    • husbandsthatcook
      May 20, 2020 at 11:05 am

      It was absolutely our pleasure, Rob. We’re so glad we got to have this time with her.

  3. Matt Robinson
    June 14, 2020 at 10:47 pm

    You two are some amazing people. And thanks so much for this recipe. It’s so needed here!

    • husbandsthatcook
      June 16, 2020 at 12:22 pm

      That’s so kind of you to say, thanks Matt! We hope that you, Naomi, and the whole family are doing well and staying healthy! Miss you guys!

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