Pear Plus Green Juice

The “plus” in this recipe comes from sugar snap peas, a rich source of folate. Snap peas have 150 percent more vitamin C than regular garden peas and also contain phytosterols, which help lower cholesterol.

Serves: 1Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 1


  • 3 medium pears, cored
  • 2 cups chopped spinach
  • 6 kale leaves
  • 1⁄2 leaf Swiss chard
  • 1⁄2 lemon, peeled
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas


  • Process the pears through an electronic juicer according to the manufacturerʼs instructions.
  • Add the spinach. Roll the kale and chard leaves together to compress and add to the juicer.
  • Add the lemon and the snap peas.
  • Whisk the juice to combine the ingredients and serve immediately.