Three Healthy Fresh Juice Recipes You’ve Never Heard Of

Fall in love with your juicer all over again with these three creative fresh juice recipes.

First up: this asian pear juice combines the delicate, floral sweetness of Asian pear with sophisticated, complex basil and a generous splash of bright, tart lemon. A little bit of celery brings it all together for a smooth finish. It's interesting without being too crazy, as evidenced by the fact that my two pre-teen taste testers not only didn't roll their eyes at it but seemed to genuinely enjoy it.

And don't miss Green Juice with Grapefruit and Ginger or Orange, Carrot, and Sweet Potato Juice


Asian pear has a wonderful floral component to its flavor and produces lots of juice.

Asian Pear Juice with Basil and Lemon

Asian pear lends a delicate, floral sweetness to this light and refreshing juice, while the lemon and basil chat with each other in little bursts of excitement. See notes below for detailed recipe instructions.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Serves 2


  • 4 Asian pears
  • 2 packed cups basil leaves and stems
  • 2 lemons, peel and pith removed
  • 4 large celery stalks


  1. Juice ingredients in the order listed.
  2. Pass through a fine mesh strainer if you like.
  3. Stir together, divide between two glasses and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving:

Calories:: 130 Total Fat:: 0.9g Carbohydrates:: 33g Protein:: 2.8g