Aojiru (Japanese Kale Drink)

This drink would fit right in at any new, hip juicing bar ... though it was actually developed by a Japanese doctor in the 1940's, who knew then what people know now: these ingredients are a nutrient powerhouse.


  • 1 bunch washed Komatsuna leaves
  • 1 bunch washed Kale leaves
  • Clippings from 1/2 container of young barley or wheat grass
  • 1 inch piece of ginger
  • 1/2 peeled lemon
  • Tools: Breville Juicer, Thin glass cups, scissors or knife to cut wheat
  • *Ingredients should be kept in the refrigerator a few hours before making, as it will lend to a better flavor.


  1. Wash and trim ends off the komatsuna.
  2. Wash kale.

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