Purple Lemonade Recipe

Sweetened with a little stevia, this Purple Lemonade recipe is a great source of phytonutrients.

From "The Rainbow Juice Cleanse"
June 2015

  • With purple-green leaves and deep purple stems, purple kale is a nutritional powerhouse that makes a wonderful addition to most any juice cleanse.
    Photo by Allan Penn
  • Lose weight, boost energy and supercharge your health. Doctor Ginger Southall outlines the importance of juicing high-glycemic vegetables in her book “The Rainbow Juice Cleanse."
    Cover courtesy Running Press

Yield: 1 serving

Did you know that juicing high-glycemic vegetables can affect the intricate physiology of the body? Doctor Ginger Southall’s new book The Rainbow Juice Cleanse (Running Press, 2015) showcases how juicing with all colors of the rainbow can ensure the best possible nutrition profile. This excerpt explains the benefits of the rainbow juice cleanse.

A big star in the kale family, the purple kale in this juice has beneficial anthocyanin phytonutrient properties, which protect against the oxidative stress of various toxins. A great addition to your cleanse!

Purple Lemonade


• 1 head purple cauliflower, cut into chunks
• 4 purple kale leaves
• 1 cucumber, cut into chunks
• 1⁄2 lemon

After Juicing
• Stevia, to taste


Juice the cauliflower. Roll the kale leaves into a ball, and juice them along with the cucumber and lemon. Pour into a glass, and add stevia.

Find more recipes and information in The Rainbow Juice Cleanse Explained.

Reprinted with permission from The Rainbow Juice Cleanse © 2015 by Dr. Ginger Southall, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group.