For those of you who have tried it, you know that juicing can be a labor of love. You want to pump your family full of nutrients, but the actual process of processing your produce can be a workout. Thankfully, Atlanta is full of places willing to do the pulp cleaning for you. Even better? They offer up tasty concoctions so delicious it is enough to drive you—and your kids—to drink.
The Sweet Auburn Curb Market just got rawesome! Cold-pressed, all-natural fresh fruit and vegetable juices and smoothies without the pomp and seriousness, Rawesome Juicery is the perfect place to rejuvenate with the kids. Berry Good is the go-to choice among tiny regulars, but the Mango Zinger is just as yummy—and also an easy way to sneak in a serving of spinach. If mom is looking for a power punch, there’s a wheatgrass shot for that, too. And, don’t miss the freshly made raw snacks and avocado cacao pudding.
Details: Monday thru Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave. SE
This “gourmet fruit house” is the place to go if you’re looking for something delicious and exotic. Introduce your little one’s tastebuds to the tropical South American flavors of mora, lulo and guanabana without breaking the bank. Have 12 ounces of milk or water-based for under $5. If you’re in the mood for something packing a little more punch, they serve protein smoothies featuring the same host of tropical fruits, including the Pura Pasion – a blend of lulo, banana and fresh mango.
Details: Open seven days a week, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 590 Auburn Ave. NE
Kale Me Crazy
From the creator of Yogli Mogli, Kale Me Crazy has a wide variety of juices and organic smoothies featuring none other than superfood of the moment, kale. From Kale Yeah! to Burning Kale, there’s a juice or smoothie blend for every moment. Selections like the Glow are great for kids. Situated in Inman Park, it’s a great place to sip, stroll—and sip some more.
Details: Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 300 N. Highland Ave. NE
A little on the pricey side but one of the few juice bars that allows you to sample before buying, Roots Juices are organic, raw and unpasteurized goodness. Cold Kicker, featuring a blend of orange, green apple, lime and kale, is great for little ones battling the last of winter sniffles. And, moms and dads can build their own cleanse kits. Visit their store at Shops Around Lenox or have it delivered to your door – whatever works for you. Local deliveries are on the house.
Details: Monday thru Friday, 7 a.m. to 6p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 3400 Shops Around Lenox, Ste. 202-A
An Atlanta pioneer in the world of juicing, Arden’s Garden hasn’t lost its luster. With eight kid-friendly locations to choose from, super fresh juices are just around the corner. Different from its successors, they offer a variety of unique and simple blends. If you have a tot who refuses to make orange juice complicated this is the place for him. Sometimes good, clean apple juice is all you need.
Newly nestled in a sweet spot located between Buckhead’s DryBar and FlyWheel, this organic juicery wins parent points for their approachable “juice-until-dinner” cleanses and hassle-free delivery options. Tots will gulp up their Brazil nut and almond milk milkshakes and smoothies or their cacao milk for a healthier alternative to chocolate milk.
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