Juicing is a fantastic way to consume lots of fresh and healthy vegetables and fruits. Fruits and vegetables are great sources of the essential nutrients and by juicing you can get their concentrated nutrition. It is a great way to enjoy healthy and delicious diet for whole family.
Citrus fruits such as oranges and grapefruits are great source of vitamin C, carrot juice provide big quantities of vitamin A as a form of beta carotene. Leafy green vegetables transformed into green juice are rich in vitamin E. Fruits juices are great source of essential minerals such as copper, iron, sodium, potassium, magnesium and iodine. As they are plant based, all the nutrients are easily digested and assimilated.
Beauty of juice is you can juice almost any fruits and vegetables. Juices are quick and easy way to consuming healthy food and you can secretly add certain vegetables which your kids may not eat on a plate.
Let’s take a look at some fresh made for kids, healthy juicing recipes.
1. Orange And Apple Juice
This is one of the most basic and popular juicing recipes for kids. Juice 2 apples and 2 oranges in the juicer. Alternatively you can juice 2 apples and add freshly squeezed juice of 2 oranges. It is a great source of Vitamin C.
2. Orange, Carrot And Pear Juice
Juice 2 carrots, 1 pear and 1 orange in the juicer. Alternatively you can juice carrots and pear, then add and mix freshly squeezed juice of 1 orange. It is really a great way to make carrot hating kids to consume carrots in disguise. Actually carrots provide sweet taste as well as vitamin A.
3. Pineapple, Mango And Kale Juice
Peel 1 mango and chop it. Cut and chop fresh pineapple. Remove ribs from kale and chop it. Juice mango,1 cup of chopped pineapple and 1 cup of chopped kale. Mango and pineapple provide vitamin C and kale adds huge doses of vitamin K and A.
4. Mango And Pear Juice
Peel 1 mango and chop it into pieces. Juice 1 pear and chopped mango in the juicer. This juice is creamy and delicious and rich in vitamin C and E. Kids are sure to enjoy the sweet flavour.
5. Apple, Spinach And Beetroot Juice
Peel 1 medium sized beetroot and chop it. Juice 1 apple, 1 cup spinach and chopped beetroot. The color of the juice is bright red and surprisingly beautiful. It is a great way to introduce beetroot to your kids.
6. Apple, Tomato, Carrot And Spinach Juice
Juice 1 apple,1 tomato, 2 carrots and 1 cup of spinach in the juicer. It is a fantastic way to make spinach hating kids to consume it. It is rich in all sorts of vitamins and taste great too.
Apart from the ingredients used in the above recipes, you can add some other vegetables and fruits as well. For example, cucumbers are useful to bulk up your juice and rich in vitamins as well. You can use watermelon if it is in season, and rock melon can add extra delicious flavor.
Drinking lots of fresh juices every day will help cleanse your system and make you and your kids feel refreshed and energized. The added energy is a parents dream.