4 Awesome Juicer Recipes You and Your Family Are Going to Love
In the beginning, you may find getting the entire family excited about juice to be a little difficult. If you tell the children it is a healthy drink, they won’t even try it. If you dress it up with a colorful, crazy straw and a few pieces of fruit on the rim, you will likely pique their curiosity.
You can also get the kids involved in the making of these delicious and good-for-you smoothies. Allow them to add some of the fruit pieces you have already chopped up. If they are a little older, they can handle, pouring the juice into fancy cups and adding small pieces of fruit as garnishments.
When you purchase a juicer, there are probably a few recipes inside for you to try. Once you have mastered them, you could try some more exciting, yet simple juice mixes. Below are 4 awesome juicing recipes for kids and the entire family to love.
1. ABC Juice
This is an apple, beetroot, and carrot juice. When these three ingredients are blended together, it produces a deep red color.
Be sure to wash all the fruit before plunging it into the juicer.
For this recipe, use one apple, red is best, ¼ cup (50g) beetroot, and one medium carrot.
Beets provide a lot of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals with very few calories.
Know that you can always add water and a little honey or natural sugar to this juice makes it more appealing to your children.
2. Carrot and Orange Juice
This is a sweeter juice than many of the other combinations. It calls for two carrots and one medium orange.
Depending on your style of juicer, you may not have to peel the orange but will need to pull out the seeds and quarter it into smaller pieces.
Carrots are good for a body because of the abundance of antioxidants, vitamin A and other good-for-you nutrients. Carrots can reduce the risk of many diseases and illnesses are said to be good for one’s eyesight.
3. Blueberry, Pineapple and Ginger Juice
Mix one cup of fresh blueberries, rinsed several times and drained, with 1 cup pineapple, and ¼ cup fresh ginger.
You should wash the ginger before putting it into the juicer, and you may not need to shave or cut it into smaller pieces as the juicer will do this for you.
Blueberries are known as a Superfood because it is packed with antioxidants, vitamin C and potassium, all of which is beneficial to a growing body.
This juice is a pretty purple color and sweet on its own. Add a dash of cinnamon to sweeten even more.
4. Kale and Pineapple Juice
When you mix one can of sliced pineapple with 1 cup (200g) of fresh kale, you get a tangy green juice.
Kale is good for a body because it contains antioxidants, vitamin K, fiber and calcium, among other health-boosting nutrients. Kale is also a good source of iron and vitamin C, which children need to prevent illness and help with growth.
Adding more water, cinnamon, honey or a natural sweetener can help improve the tastes of this green smoothie.
Getting your children excited about drinking juices needs to start early. When they are young, they will develop a taste for what you give them. Once they are older, their tastes have developed and are likely not going to include something like kale.