Author: Maureen Clark

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Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 8:57 pm
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Ruby Red Immunity Boost

If you have perhaps over-indulged over the festive season, take time to make a healthy start to your day with this delightful – and nutritious – combination of fruits.

Citrus fruits have amazing health benefits – the a selection of freshly-juiced fruits in a glass is one of the easiest ways to boost your nutritional intake. Packed with Vitamins A and C, high in essential antioxidants, this juice provides a huge boost to your immune system especially during the cold winter months when we are more susceptible to winter ailments.

Some very good reasons to try a fresh fruit juice –

  • Freshly prepared juice contains less sugar
  • No additives
  • Easily digested in the body
  • Simple and quick preparation time
  • Huge choice of fruit to juice

Ruby Red Citrus Stinger – The perfect Morning Starter

Ingredients

1 large pink grapefruit

2 medium oranges

125 g raspberries

2 tsp runny honey

Handful of fresh mint leaves

50 ml water (optional)

Blend and enjoy

Fruit Kebab

Selection of grapes, apple or pineapple, chopped into small cubes and threaded onto a small skewer or cocktail stick

  • Wash and peel all fruits, removing the pith from the grapefruit, oranges and chop roughly.
  • Place all fruit in a blender, add honey and blitz.
  • Sieve the juice, or if you prefer your juice more dilute add more more water
  • Pour into chilled glasses and top with mint leaves
  • Serve with the fruit kebab on the side

 

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