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To peel or not to peel? That is the burning question when it comes to juicing or making smoothies.
Some fruits or veggies are easy to figure out. Berries? Just toss them in. Bananas? Peel and go. But what about oranges? Should you peel them before running them through the juicer? What about hearty foods like beans or nuts? How should they be prepped?
No worries, below are some excellent juicing tips and a list of 94 foods and how to prep them for juicing or blending. It includes everything from alfalfa sprouts and apricots to quinoa and zucchini.
Take a look so you can starting juicing or making smoothies like a boss:
As with all nuts, almonds should be removed from their shell. They may be tossed into smoothies as is or soaked overnight if juicing. Try this easy recipe for almond milk.
Using canned beans? Just give them a good rinse before tossing into a smoothie. If dried, they should be soaked overnight. This goes for all beans.
These nutty chocolatey bits don’t need any special prep. Just toss, blend and enjoy.
This juicy fruit is great in smoothies and juices. Prep is easy: rinse, cut in half and remove its pit.
JUICING TIPS: 94 FOODS FOR JUICING AND MAKING SMOOTHIES