Muscle Builder

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

This savory, power-building juice is bursting with flavor. A medley of some of the most nutritious and tasty flavors out there, we recommend you drink it before or after a workout and during your juice fast.

Yield: about 4 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Serving size: 4 cups

Ingredients:Muscle Builder

5 medium-small ripe tomatoes, sliced
3 medium celery stalks
3 medium carrots
1 medium lemon, outer rind removed, white pith intact, and sectioned
1 small lime, outer rind removed, white pith intact, and sectioned
Large handful small blueberries
1 TB. cold-pressed flaxseed oil
1/2 cup filtered water


1. In a low-rpm juicer, alternate pressing tomatoes, celery, carrots, lemon sections, lime sections, and blueberries.
2. Gently stir flaxseed oil and filtered water into juice.
3. Serve immediately.

Juicy Fact

This juice was inspired by the documentary Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead, which details Joe Cross’s personal mission to regain his health. Joe used the power of juice fasting to lose weight. He even was able to throw away his medications after fasting reversed his chronic ailments.