Metabolism-Igniting Pumpkin Juice


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  • ¼ 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
  • ¼ 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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