Juice of the Week: The Healthy Version of Chartreuse

March 2013

“Submit your dialogue journal in the chartreuse bin,” she directed. While motioning vaguely, her fluffy hair would move as if it were one, solid covering. As she lectured, her jaw would pull back as if to feign an overbite. My ninth-grade English teacher may have been eccentric, but why would anyone want to dive into comma usage with a normal person? I certainly would not have had her any other way, and I have never thought about the color chartreuse so much as I did under her tutelage.

Green Tea Cup

A Healthier Chartreuse Beverage
Makes 2 Quarts

2 organic hearts of celery
~5 oz (1/2 bag) Trader Joe’s Kaleidoscope Chard
2 organic zucchinis
~1” x 3” chunk of fresh ginger
1 bulb of fennel
6 organic Granny Smith apples
5 organic Meyer lemons

Green Tea Cup and yellow fabric

Juice of the Week documents my goal to drink fresh juice daily (made in batches weekly).

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