COMBINATIONS OF JUICES


Summer is on the rampage ,and it feels as if

you could live on juices alone !

Morning hours it’s really comforting to have

fresh juices ,and it’s also important to have it

healthy .

So today I will be giving some combinations

and ingredients only .


1 . Orange and mint juice.

Juice the orange and mint separately .Strain the

orange juice only . Mint need not be strained.

Add honey or sugar and a pinch of salt .

Serve.Serving chilled or with ice is your option


2.Grapes, white pumpkin,Sweet lime juice!

Blend with needed water and honey or sugar.

Strain and serve !


3.Amla(gooseberry)+ cucumber +pineapple!

Blend,add needed water and honey .Serve

strained!


Note: People having acidic bodies ,should

always add vegetables like white pumpkin

(Sorakkai),bottlegourd ,cucumber

ridgegourd to juices or salads .

Vegetables with water content acts as a

good alkaliser .

Adding a vegetable or some greens in juices

is always healthy!

RIPE BITTERGOURD,AMLA JUICE


The word bittergourd juice itself makes your

face crinkled expressing a No, but this can

easily go down your throat,if you want to keep

yourself healthy. On the frank and fact note,not

as pleasant as other juices but less on bitter

taste,combined with any other fruits like

orange ,papaw …. Sweetened with sugar or

honey it can be consumed at least once a week .

Yesterday I had a taste of it , and I thought to

share with you all.

To the recipe now

INGREDIENTS

1 ripe bittergourd ( seeds removed)

1 -2 Amla ( deseeded)

Sugar or honey to taste

A pinch of salt

METHOD

Blend all these together in your juicer or mixer.

Strain and serve .

5 HEALTHY COMBINATIONS OF JUICES


Making juices and smoothies,is an easy task to

all,but getting the right combination with fruits

and vegetables ,and getting good results to a

healthy , tasty drink need some awareness.

Earlier I did post one juice at a time . Now,I

will be posting the combinations and

ingredients only.

Method is the same for all.

1 . Giloy ,gooseberry,cucumber juice.

Giloy – known as the eternal plant,and hosting

many health benefits is a wonderful herb to be

included in juices ( please do find its benefits )

All juices will be for 3-4 servings.

The first juice will be with giloy ( 2 variations)

Ingredients

Handful of fresh giloy stems with a few leaves

4-5 Amla , gooseberry, Nellikai

A small piece of ginger

1 small cucumber

A pinch of turmeric

Honey to taste

2-3 cups water

A pinch of salt

Second variation

Ingredients

Handful of giloy / coriander/palak

4-5 gooseberry ( seeds removed)

1 smal ridgegourd (peeled and cut )

A pinch of turmeric

A small piece ginger

Honey to taste

Water.

Guava juice

Ingredients

3 guava fruits ( koyapalam)

Water

Honey to taste

Salt

A small piece pineapple ( optional)

Pomegranate, beetroot,grape juice

Ingredients

2 pomegranates

1 beetroot peeled and cubed

A handful of paneer grapes ( with seeds)

1/2 lime juice

A tiny piece of ginger

A pinch of turmeric

Honey or sugar to taste

Pinch of salt

GAUVA,LEMON JUICE


Both fruits contain loads of Vitamin C is a boost

to your immunity ! You could try with orange ,

opting out the lemon .

INGREDIENTS

4 gauva fruits

1 lime / orange

Sweetners of your choice

A pinch of salt

A pinch of turmeric

METHOD

Blend all these together with water ( to your

preference).

Strain and serve ! You could serve like a

smoothie too .

Do try this breakfast juices and send in your

comments!

WATERMELON +GRAPE JUICE


Watermelon containing 90 percent water,good

antioxidant .Rich in VitaminC both grapes and

watermelon are a good combination to a

healthy hydrating drink.

INGREDIENTS

3-4 cups watermelon cubes

1 cup grapes

A small piece ginger

2-4 tulsi /basil/ mint leaves

A pinch of salt

A pinch of turmeric

Sweetners of your choice

METHOD

Blend all together,with water to your

preference .Strain and serve !

APPLE,ORANGE,GINGER JUICE


Nature’s blessing to mankind is the best, and

the knowledge to avail of it’s benefits is another

It’s been a decade of not consuming any fizz

drinks ,and anything in a can in my family.

It’s only fresh fruit drinks ,so I mix and match

fruits, to present something new to my family,

motivated on health benefits alone.

Today’s breakfast juice and immunity booster

recipe is …Apple,Orange and Ginger!

To the recipe now

INGREDIENTS

2 apples peeled and cored

3 oranges

1 inch piece ginger

a pinch of turmeric

Sweetness of your choice

A pinch of salt

METHOD

Blend all the ingredients together .

Mix in desired quantity of water.

Strain and serve!

PINEAPPLE +PALAK JUICE


Today’s immunity strengthening drink is with

Spinach leaves and pineapple with my basic

additions.

Spinach the cartoon figure Popeye’s drink.

My daughter forces me to drink spinach saying

‘Mom it’s what Popeye drinks for strength , so

do drink it always ‘🤪😋

Please do not add white sugar . If you like only white sugar please use sulphur free sugar .

INGREDIENTS

A handful of Spinach leaves

2 cups pineapple cubes

A pinch of salt

Sweetness to your choice

A pinch of turmeric

A pinch of nutmeg powder

METHOD

Blend all ingredients together with water.

Strain or serve with pulp.

CARROT,PINEAPPLE,ORANGE JUICE


As we are in a stage ,where we have to think of

all possible ways to be healthy , and boosting

the immunity of our family I’m posting juices

along with my other recipes.

This is not a remedy ,these are just measures

you could take when you serve juices like this .

In my previous post,I have given pointers for

making juices ( please do check it).

Today’s juice recipe.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup chopped pineapple ( remove core)

1 big carrot

1 orange

A pinch of turmeric

A pinch of nutmeg powder

Salt

Country sugar/brown sugar/palm candy/ honey

METHOD

Blend all these together fine .Add water

Strain and serve.

I’m not giving the amount of water to be added ,because some drink like smoothies , some like. it with more water ,so it’s your choice!

POMEGRANATE BEETROOT JUICE


Another healthy juice to my healthy juices list.

Beetroot and pomegranate are one of the best

nature has offered us.

Best to strengthen your immunity system,best

for anaemic patients .

Tip for the healthy juices: Always include a

piece of ginger , and a pinch of turmeric.

Do not use white sugar , use only country

sugar honey or palm candy sugar.

Now to the red,red healthy recipe!

INGREDIENTS

3 pomegranates

1 beetroot

1 small piece ginger

A pinch of salt

Country sugar/palm candy/honey

A pinch of turmeric

METHOD

Blend all the above ingredients with a little

water fine .

Add 2-3 cups water , mix , strain and serve!

So do try this immunity booster , and post in

your comments!

POMEGRANATE ‘N’ HIBISCUS JUICE


Another addition to healthy juices . Pomegranate considered to be the most healthiest fruit should be included daily in one’s diet.

Loaded with antioxidants it is one fruit any person or patient can consume.

The Hibiscus containing amazing health benefits ,and having rich antioxidants like the pomegranate can be consumed by any person without fear of side effects.

Liver diseases,heart diseases,pressure and cholesterol and many more diseases can be controlled if regular intake of these fruits is made habitual.

Scenes of red hibiscus blooms in my garden ,made me prepare this for breakfast today.

Let me share this with you all now.

INGREDIENTS (3-4 servings)

3-4 pomegranates

5-8 red flowers (stamens removed,washed)

small piece ginger

1 lime or lemon extract.

Any sweetner – honey/sugar/palm sugar.

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups  water

METHOD

Immerse the flowers in 1 cup hot water ,till the water turns red and the flower

white.Strain it and discard the petals.

Remove seeds from pomegranate fruits ,and blend in juicer with rest of the ingredients.

Mix in Hibiscus extract and adjust sweetness to your taste

VARIATION: You could make a lassi out of the same combination by using yoghurt or curd instead of water.