by Alexa Schmidt, MS, BCN
Whether you’re new to raw foods or a juicing veteran, sipping your vitamins, minerals and antioxidants can be a flavorful way to give your body what it needs. Juicing can be done year round to cleanse the body, prepare and recover from a workout or even help combat a cold at the start of that first sniffle. Finding a juice that is well-balanced with fruits, greens, seeds, roots and spices is key to getting the most from that little cup of goodness. Below are some of my favorite Orlando juice joints.
Orlando Juice Joints
The East End Market in Audubon Park houses this rustic juice bar that serves up some of the most diverse and flavor-packed juices you’ll find in Orlando. Favorite juice for beginners: Bright Eyes ; favorite juice for the adventurous: Thai Hot. 3201 Corrine Dr., Orlando.
Founded by Jedidiah and Amanda Stone. Born from the passion for a healthy family, Jedidiah started formulating recipes that his family and friends would benefit from. They have turned this passion for helping others live a healthier lifestyle by serving nutrient-rich juices, food and healthy local products. 4270 Aloma Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32792
This College Park juice joint may be newer to the scene, but New Moon Market has everything from simple juices to seasonal twists for you to enjoy. Favorite spring juice: Sunny G ; favorite summer juice: Good Vibrations. 2314 Edgewater Dr., Orlando.
The Dr. Phillips location of this national chain offers smoothies and plant-based foods along with its freshly made juices. 7512 Dr Phillips Blvd #60, Orlando
Raw has a shop in the heart of Thornton Park in addition to serving up their juices at several Orlando-area farmers’ markets. Plus, they offers wellness shots if you’re looking for a power packed (little) boost of nutrients on the go. Favorite wellness shot: Slimming Cider ; favorite snack to accompany your juice: Power Protein with Marinated Kale. 898 East Washington St., Orlando.
Feeling ambitious? Make your own!
Alexa Schmidt is a nutritionist and neurotherapist located in Central Florida. Visit ItComesNaturally.org to learn more about her practice.