Ok, so the green juice thing has been all the rage for some time. I've been curious about it but figured it tasted how it looks: vegetal. And to be honest, I'm not sure how I feel about drinking my veggies. I'm not a fan of Bloody Marys.
So I figured for $3.99 it was worth a try once.
And once is all I was willing to give this.
I looked at the ingredients and was hopeful there was a way to balance out the flavors here. And I'm not sure (for me anyway) this was a total success.
Here are the flavors that tasted most prominently: celery, apple, and ginger spice. And to be honest, it wasn't going too bad until the ginger spice.
That and celery. For something green, it was more sweet and tart than veggie.
I was hoping for something more balanced. I don't mind eating celery, but there is something weird to my palate about celery and ginger. The pairing just did not work for me.
While the green would hint that this would taste more like veggies, this was no cocktail for my tastebuds. Cocktails are balanced. This was off balance. Now, tried and true green drink drinkers might find more redeeming qualities in this. As for me, it wasn't easy-drinking this green.
I'll keep my greens to their more natural state. I like every ingredient on this label. Individually. In their original state. I was also hoping for the vitamins and mineral aspect to be so much better. At least then I could hope to choke this down.
But even that did not seem terribly balanced to me.
Would I buy this again? Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend is a no from me.
However, if you read through the comments left you'll see this juice has a fan base AND it is a seasonal item. So if you see it and love it, pick it up.
The bottle of Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend:
The nutritional information:
How Trader Joe's describes this product:
Would I buy this again? No, I would not buy Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend again.
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Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend
Product Name: Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend
Product Description: Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend is a new but shelf-stable green drink.
Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend is sold alongside other bottled juices.
- Trader Joe's To the Power of Seven Green Organic Juice Blend is new and capitalizes on green juice popularity.
- The primary flavors are celery juice, ginger spice, and apple.
- For something that should be healthy, I personally wasn't blown away by the nutritional information of this product.