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The Radiant Glow

Antonis Achilleos
Total time 15 mins
Yield about 2 1/2 cups
Leslie Needleman, co-owner of  The Gem in Dallas, came up with this recipe to help give her extra energy and vitamins during a round of chemotherapy.


  • 1 piece (1-inch; about 1/2 ounce) fresh ginger
  • 1 (about 4 ounces) lemon, peeled, pith removed and halved
  • 5 (about 4 ounces) Tuscan kale leaves
  • 1 (about 8 ounces) Gala apple, halved, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 (small; about 8 ounces) red beet, scrubbed and cut into wedges
  • 1 (large; about 12 ounces) cucumber, cut into 3-inch pieces

How to Make It

  1. In an electric juicer, juice all of the ingredients. Serve right away.