Four Places to Get Your Summer Juice Fix

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 11:32 pm

Pasadena summers can have you looking for refreshment any way you can find it. Put down the soda and pick up nutritious, fruit and veggie-filled juice instead. Choose from a rainbow of freshly pressed juices and smoothies to rehydrate and revitalize your summer self.

Pressed Juicery

Press Juicery is devoted to cold pressed juices and offers one, three and five day cleanse kits for juicing newbies. Try their refreshing Chlorophyll Water in between meals or sip on Aloe Juice to beat the heat.

Summer calls for lemonade and this Activated Charcoal Lemonade won’t disappoint. Try this cold pressed, cleansing lemonade for your daily dose of vitamin C plus activated charcoal, lavender and a bit of honey.

For something a little more festive, try the Watermelon Jicama Tart Cherry juice which includes the title ingredients plus lemon and mint. This pink juice looks as appetizing as it tastes so drink up.

Pressed Juicery is located at 59 E Colorado Boulevard. Call (626) 696-3593 or visit


Nekter offers freshly pressed juices as well as smoothies and acai bowls. Try one of these healthy bowls when you’re craving something cold and refreshing.

If you’re looking to slim down, try the Toxin Flush which includes good for you ingredients like parsley, spinach, apple, lemon, and ginger.

For an afternoon treat, you can’t go wrong with the Pink Flamingo. This flavorful blend includes the superfood pitaya plus strawberry, pineapple, agave nectar and coconut water.

The Açaí Banana Berry Bowl is the perfect breakfast on hot mornings. The bowl features a base of blended housemade vanilla cashew milk, açaí, strawberry, blueberry and banana topped with hemp seed granola, fresh strawberries, blueberries, banana and agave nectar.

Nekter is located in The Shops On Lake Avenue at 345 South Lake Avenue, #110. Call (818) 928-3300 or visit

Real Food Daily

In addition to an impressive array of vegan food and desserts, Real Food Daily also blends custom juices and smoothies that range from healthy juices to decadent shakes.

The classic Power C has orange, carrots and celery to beat a cold and provide an extra dose of nutrients. This is the perfect light choice on a hot day.

Try a thirst-quenching Antioxidant smoothie with açai, strawberries, blueberries, banana and coconut water after your meal or as an afternoon pick-me-up.

If you’re in the mood for something tropical and slightly spicy order a Golden Glow smoothie which blends mango, banana, fresh turmeric, ginger root and hemp milk. This sweet but not overpowering smoothie is a revitalizing treat.

Real Food Daily is located at 99 East Del Mar Boulevard. Call (626) 844-8900 or visit for more details.

Juice Lab 360

Juice Lab 360 seeks to make food into medicine and heal through the power of plants. They blend 100% fruit and vegetable juices and also offers treats like vegan dairy-free Chocolate Avocado Mousse.

Beat a summer cold with the Super Immunity Juice which includes kale, pineapple, romaine, green apple, lemon, spirulina and ginger.

Or focus on hydration with the Beautiful You – cucumber, lime, green apple, aloe, jalapeño and cilantro juice. This barely sweet juice is an energizing summer sip.

After a hot day, the Pina Greenlada smoothie will recharge and rehydrate. It’s made with almond mylk, pineapple, mango, kale, coconut water and vanilla.

Juice Lab 360 is located at 277 West Green Street, Suite 105. Call (626) 765-1371 for more details.



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