Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and these nutritious juices offer a well-balanced option to jumpstart your engine on busy mornings. A juice made from fresh ingredients is a quick and easy option for when you’re on the go, or if you need to know your body is fueled up for the day.
Packed with nutrition, hidden vegetables and endlessly customisable, these juices are a great addition to breakfast or brunch. Some are made with a juicer but there are also plenty that can be made with a blender and a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth. So take your pick from these 12 breakfast juice recipes and drink up!
1. Easy Strawberry Juice
Made with fresh strawberries, ginger and lime, this is a refreshing juice to start a summer morning. Packed with vitamin C, it’s also a great option if you’re feeling a little under the weather. We’ve been known to make up a jug of this and keep it in the fridge, it’s not just for breakfast!
2. Morning Green Juice
A balance of juicy apples and green vegetables makes this juice healthy and nutritious. Containing celery, spinach and cucumber, the addition of ginger and mint gives this juice a twist that will put a spring in your step! Plus, you can chuck in any extra green vegetables you have lying around.
3. Easy Berry Juice
One of the best things about making fresh juice for breakfast is how easy it is to drink. This berry juice is utterly delicious and will quickly become a new favorite, plus it’s also gentle on sensitive stomachs and completely dairy free. It uses frozen berries and kale to make a thick, luscious juice with no added sugar. This recipe is also great for children, as the sweet berry flavor masks the greens – they’ll never know!
4. Pineapple Spinach Green Juice
All the nutrition of a green juice with the sweet tropical taste of pineapple! This juice is a great summer breakfast option when it’s just too hot to cook. Simply blend up the fruit, kale, cucumber, ginger and lime for a plant-based juice, it’s so tasty that you (and the kids) won’t even know it’s packed with good stuff.
5. Beet Juice with Carrots, Pear and Lemon
A great winter breakfast to boost immunity, this juice is packed with goodness and a mild flavor that even those who don’t like beetroot will enjoy. The lemon adds a slight kick and the sweetness of the pear offsets the earthy beets to make an incredibly tasty juice we just can’t get enough of. What a nutritious way to warm yourself up on a winter morning.
6. Watermelon Juice
The flavor of summer! Watermelon is the epitome of summer fruit and adding a twist of lemon and a little ginger makes this juice incredibly tasty on a hot day. Make a large pitcher for a brunch or breakfast get-together and serve it with ice and top up with sparkling water for the whole family to enjoy.
7. Pineapple, Blueberry and Ginger Juice
Blueberries are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals so they make an excellent juice. Add in pineapple and ginger for a delicious, sweet flavor and you have a delicious, nutritious start to your morning. A good one to keep up your sleeve for those mornings when you need something a little more exciting than toast or cereal.
8. Orange Sunrise Blender Juice
This juice will cheer up any breakfast table. It’s full of fruit and has no added sugar, plus the tropical taste is super refreshing! This is a great option if you haven’t ventured much into juicing at home, as it’s made with the help of a blender and a cheesecloth – no juicer required! A batch of this can last in the fridge for a few days so double the ingredients and keep one on hand this summer.
9. Strawberry Apple Lime Juice
A gorgeous vibrant color, this juice tastes even better than it looks. Made with fresh strawberries, apples and lime, this sweet and tangy juice is the best wake-up call we could ask for. It’s an absolutely delicious way to appreciate locally grown fruit during summer, when strawberries are fresh, juicy and plentiful.
10. Carrot, Orange and Cantaloupe Juice
A bright orange color, a delicious combination of fresh flavors and vitamin-rich ingredients make this juice a must-try. Turmeric has a range of benefits and adds an earthy flavor to balance the tang of orange juice. This has to be the perfect breakfast juice for hectic mornings and casual brunches alike, served ice-cold.
On a chilly winter morning, just add a dash of cayenne pepper and a drizzle of honey to this juice to ward off any winter sniffles. This juice promises an energizing start to your day.
11. Homemade Healthy Orange and Pomegranate Juice
Pomegranates are jam-packed with antioxidants and the oranges add even more vitamin C to this juice, making it the perfect elixir to any winter ills. I can’t recommend this one enough – it’s made without a juicer, it’s absolutely delicious and it might just replace your morning coffee this winter. It can also be mixed with soda water and a smidge of honey for an easy, impressive mocktail.
12. Sugar-Free Pineapple Cucumber Juice
This recipe is completely free of added sugars, it’s all-natural and tastes like summer. If your pineapple is a little sour, add a little honey. With only three ingredients, this juice is tangy, fresh and utterly drinkable. Serve a jug of this over ice at your next family breakfast, or keep a jug in the fridge for early mornings or to serve with the kids’ cereal.