Cravings: Ring in the New Year with Blended Boosters

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Thrive Cafe
The refresh, made with cucumber, celery, kale and spinach, is a richly colored, nutrient-packed pick-me-up. Add some apple juice for a sweeter flavor. $6/12 ounces. Roosevelt, 1026 NE 65th St.; 206.525.0300;

Shake up your system with the wellness shot, made with fresh squeezed ginger and lemon juice and topped with oregano oil, garlic and a pinch of cayenne. The fiery hot boost will awaken the senses. Capitol Hill, 1520 15th Ave.; 206.453.5066;

Protein Planet
Freshly juiced ginger, orange, carrot and lemon put the zing in the planet zing, a popular pick at this juicer joint. Sweet carrot and citrus fruit balance the gingery bite. $4.50/12 ounces. Downtown, 415 Pike St.; 206.625.3203;

Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe
Take a trip to the tropics by way of the maui grass, made with homemade pineapple and apple juice, blended with wheatgrass and a touch of mint. Your own private vacay in a glass! $5.20/10 ounces, $6.95/16 ounces. University District, 4757 12th Ave. NE; 206.522.6966;

The Juicy Cafe
The super immunity booster blends lemon, ginger, cabbage, carrot, kale, celery, garlic, wheatgrass and multivitamins in a powerhouse combo to fight off colds and sluggishness. $5.25/16 ounces, $5.85/24 ounces. Downtown, 725 Pike St.; 206.682.6960;

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