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Get Juiced with Fresh Fall Fruits and Veggies

Enjoy the Bounty of the Season with Fresh Juices Made at Home


Fall fruits and vegetables are not just for your Thanksgiving table or making pies.  Whip up some great juices that are not only delicious but chock full of powerful nutrients.  Try these recipes for tasty and good-for-you juices that utilize fresh fall produce.

Sweet Potato Juice

  • 1 cup of grapes
  • ¼ cup cranberries
  • Ginger
  • 1 sweet potato – cooked
  • 1 apple


Apple Carrot Beet Juice

  • 2 apples
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 beet
  • 1 ginger root


Autumn’s Goodness Juice

  • 3 carrots
  • ½ bunch of kale
  • 1 or 2 pears
  • 1 cup of grapes


To preserve healthy enzymes and nutrients in juices, use a low-speed juicing system, such as the Vert VRT 350 ($379, The Vert VRT 350 extracts juice at 80 RPM, preventing oxidation and allowing juice to be stored for up to 72 hours without degradation.  Juices look and taste better because there’s less separation than with high-speed juicers, and the Vert VRT350 features an automatic cleaning system that keeps the clears the screen during the juicing process making it more efficient.


The clean up with this type of juicer is a bit of work, but the benefits of the process are well worth it.  Because the Vert VRT 350 is built to stand up to industrial use, it is durable, especially when it comes to the juicing screen, designed to withstand heavy duty juicing.


This juicer gets its name from its vertical design, which makes it more compact than many juicer styles that require a lot of countertop space.


Take advantage of crisp apples, pomegranates and other fall fruits to enjoy the bounty of the season, and juice it up!

Vert 350-12 Black with Props