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Dining in season: The juice extractor

<p>A member of Triton College's Personal Trainer Club uses a juicer to make healthy drinks &nbsp;| Sun-Times Media file photo</p>

A member of Triton College's Personal Trainer Club uses a juicer to make healthy drinks  | Sun-Times Media file photo

Chef got a new toy in the kitchen--a juice extractor! And while his primary purpose for purchasing it was to experiment with juicing fruits and vegetables to create fresh, intensified flavors in sauces, batters, cocktails and such. The staff has received an unexpected healthy surprise--fresh juices! The recipe, from Food Thinkers, or more of a "concoction," I sent was a staff favorite so far...and so the experimenting continues!

Juicing makes it easy to achieve what’s sometimes called ‘rainbow nutrition,’ or consuming the widest possible variety of fruits and vegetables.

We need a spectrum of different-colored fruit and vegetables in our diet, because each color holds its unique combination of nutritional coding that feeds and heals the body.

[Read more at Food Thinkers]

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