Cooking With Juicing Solids

Introduction: Cooking With Juicing Solids

About: I am a wife and mother devoted to caring for my family. I experiment with foods in an effort to provide healthy options for my family. With that said, I grew up in the kitchen of my parents fastfood hamburger …

One delicious juice in the morning provides enough solid pulp to create a nutritious lunch and dinner, plus leftovers!

Step 1: Breakfast Juice

Beet Root and Greens
Green Apple

In a juicer extract: 3-4 cups of kale, 1 cup parsley, 1 thumb size piece of ginger, 1/4 section of a large beet root with greens from one beet, 1 small green apple and 2 large carrots.

Step 2: Solids Salad

Using 1/2 to 1 cup of solids per serving, toss together: chopped tomato, chick peas, pumpkin seeds and dress with your favorite balsamic salad dressing. The consistency and flavor is similar to Tabbouleh, without the grains. If you prefer grains in your salad, simply incorporate some Solids Quinoa from step 4.

Step 3: Solids Broth

Place 2-3 cups of solids into a large stock pan filled with 10 cups of water and 5 chicken *bouillon cubes. Bring to a low boil, stirring until cubes are completely dissolved. Once dissolved, allow broth to simmer for 30 min.

*For those with food sensitivities or allergies to ingredients found in bouillon cubes:
substitute canned broth for water, or simply season the solids and water to taste.

Step 4: Solids Broth Quinoa

Cook 1 cup of quinoa according to package instructions, using solids broth in place of water.

I added chick peas and hibachi grilled chicken for protein.

Step 5: Solids Greek Meat Balls With Yogurt Mint Sauce

Meat Balls
1-2 cups of solids
1lb of ground *beef
1lb of ground *lamb
1/4 cup olive oil
2 TBS dried oregano
2 TBS dried basil
1 TBS garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

*may substitute with meatless alternative

Mix ingredients, form into small to medium sized meat balls and grill or cook as desired.

Yogurt Mint Sauce
4 cups Greek yogurt
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
1 TBS garlic paste
1-2 TBS olive oil

In a food processor, mix ingredients until smooth.

Use Mint Yogurt as a dip for Greek Meat Balls, Fish or add to your Solids Broth Quinioa... delicious! 

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    9 years ago on Introduction

    favorited and voted. I like the fact that you offer many ideas to use the solids from juicing. Thanks for sharing.


    Reply 8 years ago

    Thanks for your vote! Let me know if you expand on any of the ideas and how your dishes turn out.


    9 years ago on Introduction

    These are all really great ideas! I'm going to be buying a juicer soon for my SO so this is really useful. :D


    Reply 8 years ago

    I hope you enjoy experimenting with your juicer as much as I have. Please let me know if you try any of these ideas and how they work for you.