Summer Green Juice – Recipe of the Week

By: Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN; Reboot Nutritionist

Here is a fresh twist on some of our classic green juices. Zucchini lends a light flavor with lots of liquid, while the pears add just a touch of sweetness.

Zucchini is a good source of B vitamins, potassium, fiber and offers some Vitamin C and iron. This green veggie is also low in sugar and carbohydrates.

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  • 2 small green pears
  • 1 cup kale
  • 1 cup spinach
  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1/4 lemon (peel removed)
  • 1 in (2.5 cm) piece of fresh ginger (optional)


  1. Wash all produce well.
  2. Leave the lemon rind on if you like a zesty flavor.
  3. Juice ingredients.
  4. Pour over ice and enjoy!

Servings: 1

  • Nutrition per serving:

Yields and nutritional information are estimated and will vary depending on produce size and equipment used.

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Stacy Kennedy, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN; Reboot Nutritionist

Stacy is a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition and an Integrative Nutritionist. She consults for various companies, focusing on health, wellness and innovative strategies to help increase individual’s fruit and vegetable intake. Stacy is an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Health Fitness Specialist; she holds a BS degree in Dietetics from Indiana University, completed her dietetic internship at Massachusetts General Hospital, and earned a Masters in Public Health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School teaching affiliates, in Boston, MA, with more than 20 years of experience. Stacy created and now serves as project manager and lead writer for nutrition services content on the Dana Farber website and the affiliated, nationally recognized nutrition app. Stacy is regularly featured on TV, radio, print and social media on behalf of Dana Farber and other organizations. Together with her husband, Dr. Russell Kennedy PsyD, they have a private practice, Wellness Guides, LLC. Stacy is an adjunct professor in Wellness and Health Coaching at William James College, currently teaching a graduate course in Health Coaching. Stacy is featured in the award winning documentary films, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” and “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead 2,” and serves on the Reboot with Joe Medical Advisory Board. Stacy lives in Wellesley with her husband, two sons and three dogs. She enjoys cooking, yoga, hiking and spending time with friends and family. Stacy is also one of the nutritionists who runs our Guided Reboot programs.

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