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May 11, 2013 09:08 PM

Enough with the 'green juice'!!!

I find myself surrounded by colleagues/friends that are obsessed with green juice... moreover, I attempt to be polite and gracefully decline a sample, but usually they always want me to try it or to preach about the benefits. --I know there are many, but I eat spinach with/in at least 2 of my 3 meals a day.. so I think I am covered!

Anyone else surrounded by people who are "born-again" green-juicers?

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  1. And here I thought this was going to be about Midori Sour ...

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    1. re: ipsedixit

      I'll be honest, I had to look that up... and I do love melon: so that sounds so good. When someone asks me if I want some green juice, I am going to say "yes, but only if it is a midori sour!"

    2. I don't mind green juices, but I would hardly call myself a born again green juicer -- since I don't actively look for juices (green or not).

      1. Green juice or not, juicing has definitely caught on.

        I've tasted some good juice concoctions, and some that were, well, less than good.

        I "get" that it's arguably the best way to get the vitamins from many vegetables, but I haven't gone and bought many either.

        As for doing it at home, bah, can't be bothered.

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        1. re: IndyFoodBlog

          It really has caught on. A friend who is a world class bartender is in the process of opening a juice business in Portland, OR. I don't like many of the juice blends out there. But I know that any juice she makes will be amazing. She has a fantastic palate.

        2. Drinks made from dried kale and other green leafy things are immensely popular in Japan, or at least advertised incessantly on television. The same goes for spirulina-based drinks 20-30 years ago. The commercials are hilarious, showing little kids drinking the stuff up and howling about how delicious it is.

          1. I remember an ad about 25 years ago with an octogenerian saying that using his juiceomatic would give you the body of a 20 year old. It was sure to cure cancer, lousy love life, low self esteem, etc.

            What goes around comes around.