Pulp Free Juice – How to Guide

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When I made juice cleanses for clients on my Norwalk, it made a 100% pulp free juice. I started taking it for granted that my juice wouldn’t have any bits in it. But after closing down my juice bar and selling my Norwalk to a friend who wanted to start a juicing business, I began making juice again in “normal” juicers, e.g. Omega VRT350HD and Froothie Optimum 600.

Now, before you think I’m criticising these machines, I’m not. But I think most people that use a vertical masticating style juicer would agree that they make a relatively pulpy juice. If I’m making a freshly squeezed OJ or a GLO juice, the pulp level is perfect. There’s nothing like freshly squeezed orange juice with bits!

However, for me, I prefer drinking most other juices with less pulp. So what I do is sieve the juice as soon as I’ve made it. That way I get a nice smooth juice and a bowl of pulp to eat. It has a really nice mushy texture, kind of like Weetabix that have soaked in milk for a while.

Should I Sieve My Juice?

This all comes down to personal preference. Some juicers make pulpier juices than others. If you are using a centrifugal juicer, you will probably have less need to sieve. But vertical masticating juicers usually tend to make a much pulpier juice, so you may prefer to sieve.

My general rule is to sieve juices I’m going to drink as a juice. But not bother sieving if I am going to use the juice in a smoothie.

 

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Andy Cowan is a veteran juicer who has been juicing for over 20 years. He ran a juice bar in Scotland and is happy to share his most popular juice recipes with you here. An expert on juice cleansing, he is here to help you reclaim your birth right - vibrant health.

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