Are you avoiding kale, spinach, chard and other greens due to their bitter flavour? Allow me to let you in on a simple trick to cut the bitterness. Hint: It’s not sweet!
Add lemon or lime to your green juice for a sweeter taste
Sure – you can add apple, pineapple, agave nectar or other sweet ingredients to cover up the bitterness of greens. But if you’re looking for an easy, less sugary way to balance the flavour, simply add in some lemon or lime.
How lemon or lime can sweeten up your green juice
The acidity in lemons and limes will help neutralise the bitterness of the leafy greens in your juice. Plus, it tastes wonderfully refreshing!
How to add lemon or lime to your green juice
Start with a modest squeeze of fresh lemon or lime juice, and then taste as you go. Add more if needed.