If you’re looking to get on your A-game it's time to start juicing.
Yup, fresh, cold-pressed juices are having a ‘moment’ right now. With all the health benefits of these nutrient-dense, energizing and refreshing bevies, it’s no wonder health enthusiasts are flocking to juice bars across Toronto to get a fix.
During these bitter cold days of winter, imbibing in a healthy boost of juice energy is a smart move. And if you're in The Junction, the Raw Chemist Juice Bar is a great destination to get your fix of freshness. This clean-eating outpost, which opened just under a year ago by Jessica Risi, is quickly gaining popularity as a rising star in this hip urbane neighbourhood.
The shop offers freshly pressed fruit and veggie juices like 'Keep Well' and 'Skinny Green' - as well as smoothies in a variety of delicious flavours like 'Strawberry Mango' and 'Banana Cinnamon'. And if you’re feeling adventurous or need an extra kick of goodness, try an extra Shot or a Booster with your order. And if you’re new to Juicing and feeling a little overwhelmed by the menu, don’t worry, The Raw Chemist is a modern apothecary. All you have to do is let the staff know what you’re looking for and they'll whip up just the right juice or smoothie to cure what ails you. We chatted with Michelle about the many benefits of juicing, while she prepared our Banana Smoothie with almond milk and cinnamon, and we were impressed with her knowledge on the subject as well as her enthusiasm to share it with us.
This shop is modern and welcoming with its hard to miss powder blue exterior. Natural light pours through the south facing window and a wooded ledge runs the length of it lined with pots of aloe plants. It's a great spot to enjoy a cup of deliciousness while watching the world go by.
So next time you’re in The Junction and you’re looking for a healthy alternative to the usual, be sure to check out the Raw Chemist for a sweet and tasty boost and prepare to be charmed.
The Raw Chemist Juice Bar is at 2984 Dundas St West in Toronto
Along with neighbourhood faves like Cool Hand of a Girl, the Raw Chemist Juice Bar is yet another reason to discover The Junction neighbourhood. Wouldn’t it be great to have this cool and healthy spot just a short walk away? Check out this one bedroom sky vista perch currently offered for sale with parking and locker for $314,900 —> A Fresh Starter in The Junction
~ the urbaneer team
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