Winter is the perfect time to indulge in natures sweet offerings. With some tasteful fruits available on the market, it is time to shake some fruits into the grinder and enjoy some refreshing drinks.
Loaded with minerals and fiber, fruits are the lifeline to leading a healthy life. Some fruit drinks also work wonders to heal dry and damaged skins in winter.
Good health starts with eating healthy. While most drinks on the market are just a ticket to higher blood sugar levels, fresh fruits, and rich vegetables are a rich source of vitamins that lead to a better physique.
Moreover, a mixed fruit drink is a great substitute for those picky eaters. A glass of delicious fruit drink may not be a supplement for whole foods but it’s a unique taste with a balanced diet for your body.
1- Cool Kiwi Juice
Kiwi fruit, 2 cucumbers, 1/2 inch piece Galangal or ginger crushed, Pepper to taste, salt to taste, 2 celery sticks as stirrers, 2 scoops crushed ice, 1 cup water, Sprouts to garnish.
Peel the kiwis and cut them into small pieces. Put them in a refrigerator for 1 hour. In the meantime use a blender to mix crushed ice and water.
Add the fruits in the blender with the mixture and blend at highest speed for 1 minute. Pour into a glass and garnish with sprouts.
2- Lychee and Dill Juice
This is the easiest it can get. Peel and deseed the lychee and put it in a blender with all the ingredients.
3- Virgin Punch Juice
Ingredients- Juice of half a lemon, 500 ml orange juice, 500 ml mango juice, 500 ml apple juice, 400 ml sparkling lemonade, 250 g mandarin segments drained, A pinch of black pepper (optional).
A fruity mixture to instantly spike up your energy levels. Add all the ingredients in a jug and mix them vigorously until everything is uniformly mixed. Add some ice cubes to the mix and serve!
The recipe will get you the best out of the apple, mango, orange and some sparkling lemonade.
4- Grape Nectar
Ingredients- 6 lychees, 6 lemon chunks, 20ml sugar syrup, Crushed Ice, A bunch of fresh black grapes (to yield about 120ml of juice).
Enjoy this sweet combination of grape juice, lemon chunks, and lychees in a delicious glass. Mix the lychees with chunks of lemon. Use the grapes (with pulp) to make 120ml of juice.
5- Rainy Day Blues
1 cup blackberries, 1 cup blueberries, raspberries1 teaspoon honey, teaspoon bee pollen, ½ cup water.
Blueberries are my favorite and this recipe is packed with blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries for your daily dose of antioxidants.
Put all the ingredients in a large jug and blend all the ingredients until smooth. Pour it into a glass and serve with blueberries and ice.
6- Sunshine Blues-
½ cup blackberries, ½ cup blueberries, 2 freshly squeezed lemons, 1 tablespoon freshly chopped ginger, 1 cup water.
7- Orange and Basil Juice
Orange and basil can be an amazing combination which is evident from this tasty homemade beverage. To begin with, peel the oranges and put them in a blender with other ingredients.
8- Watermelon and mint juice
An innovative solution to the summer heat throws in some ginger, watermelon and lots of ice.
First, remove the watermelon seeds and cut it into triangles. Add some mint leaves, ginger, and sugar into the mix and grind it together. Add crushed ice and serve!
9- Spicy Berry Syrup
4 mulberries, 1 orange wedge, 60ml grape juice, 30ml black spicy syrup, 2 lime rings, Black salt, Pomegranate, Crushed ice.
This tangy notes of mulberries and lime are easy to make and good for all seasons. Mix two mulberries with half of lime and orange wedge. Add grape juice and black syrup.
Use black salt according to taste and stir. Serve this spicy drink with some crushed ice and garnish with pomegranate and mulberries.
10- Power Potion
2/3 cup fresh beet juice from about 2 medium beets, including some stems, 1/2 cup fresh carrot juice from about 2 medium carrots, 2 teaspoons fresh ginger juice from an about 1-inch piece ginger, 1/3 cup fresh clementine juice from about 2 clementines, peeled, 1/2 cup fresh apple juice from about 1 large apple, cored and quartered.