Blossoming Lotus

Excerpt from “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Juice Fasting

The simple ingredients in this fresh green juice create an exotic combination. This sweet, herbal drink is a wonderful departure from mundane juice blends.


5 large Fuji apples, cored and sliced
1 (2-in.) piece peeled fresh ginger
1 medium lime, outer rind removed, white pith intact, and sectionedBlossoming Lotus Juice
20 medium-large fresh basil leaves
7 large sprigs cilantro


1.  In a low-rpm juicer, alternate pressing Fuji apple slices, lime sections, ginger, basil leaves, and cilantro.
2.  Stir and serve immediately.

Juicy Fact

This juice is served in Oregon’s Blossoming Lotus restaurant, co-owned by our very own Bo Rinaldi. This is an all-time favorite signature offering in the restaurant and is revered for its Thai-inspired flavors.