Friday, April 17, 2015

How to Juice Wheatgrass Using a NutriBullet

The benefits of wheatgrass are widely debated. I just like the way it tastes. My personal belief is that anything that helps restore alkalinity to the blood is a good thing. Rich in chlorophyll, wheatgrass aids in detoxing the body and liver as well. Wheatgrass is higher in vitamin E per ounce than other green vegetables. All I know is that drinking green plant juice has to be better for you than not drinking it. Here's how I "juice" my wheatgrass using the NutriBullet extraction method:

Buy a flat of organic wheatgrass. Trim the grass as close to the root as possible. 
1/2 flat = 1 serving

Put wheatgrass in a strainer and wash/rinse thoroughly.

Place wheatgrass into small size NutriBullet cup. Add approximately 1 inch of purified water to cup. Add slightly more water for double serving (but not double the amount or it will become too watered down.) Experiment with the amount of water that works for your own personal taste. This is just what works for me.

Attach the NutriBullet extractor blade, place on the motor and extract for at least 60 seconds.

Remove immediately and invert. Using a strainer, slowly pour juice into a wide-mouthed glass. Use a rubber spatula to press any remaining juice out of the froth. The small amount of remaining pulp/froth can be discarded or mixed into your pet's food.

 Serve with an orange wedge, if desired. Cheers!