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  • 1/4 pumpkin removed, cubed to fit juicer (we used kent but you could experiment with what is available in your area) 
  • 2 pink lady apples (or any red variety) 
  • 1 lemon (we leave skin on when using organic) 
  • 1-inch piece ginger, skin removed
  • 1-inch piece turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Prep all of your produce ready to juice. 
  2. Place all ingredients through the juicer and stir through cayenne pepper at the end. 
  3. Serve immediately. 

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