Recipes

This section of the site has over 70 recipes using fruit and vegetables.  These are subdivided into food,  juices and smoothies.

Each recipe not only gives you the ingredients and instructions on how to prepare the drink, but also the nutritional details of each juice and the health benefits of the ingredients in the juice.


Fruity Goodness

I like the juice because it’s something unique. It tastes like candy, and it has like a sweet taste to it, but not too sweet.


Basic Watercress Drink

Oozing with vitamins and minerals, this little leaf with its peppery flavor, tops the list of natural super-foods. It has been used since ancient times as a flavoring, aphrodisiac and for medicinal purposes.


Filling Peach Smoothie

Traditionally peach trees were considered to be the trees of life. This is not surprising, considering they produce fruit that has truckloads of healthy nutrients to deliver.


Merry Berry Avocado Shake

Despite being a bit fatty, consumed in moderation avocados are good for health. They deliver roughly twenty vitamins and minerals in a single serving.


Velvety Cherry Smoothie

This sweet and sour fruit is loaded with antioxidants and polyphenols that help fight disease and aid in improving overall health.


Heavenly Papaya Smoothie

Called the “fruit of the angles” by Christopher Columbus, this once exotic fruit is loved all over the world for its nutritional, digestive and medicinal properties.


Exotic Mango-Fig Smoothie

Supplying a wide array of nutrients coupled with moderate amount of calories makes mangoes not only a healthy food but one that tastes delicious also. Each serving of the tropical fruit is free of sodium, cholesterol and fat, earning them a position in the super fruit category.


Three Healthy Carrot Juice Recipes

Carrot is a great way to get nutrition. It is full of vitamins and beta carotene. It helps to purify and feed nutrients to your cells.


Appetizing Turnip Juice

The nutrients supplied by the juice of turnip root and its greens offer an ideal way for “powering up.” The vegetable provides a large variety of essential vitamins, minerals and fiber.


Wheatgrass Tonic

Wheat grass is an amazing food that is loaded with seventeen amino acids, the building blocks of proteins and 92 out of the 102 minerals found in nature. It is the miracle food that must be included in everyone’s daily diet.


Cooling Watermelon Juice

Contrary to the common conviction that watermelon is nothing more than sugar and water, it is in reality a nutrient dense food. This means it is a food that delivers elevated quantities of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants at low calorie cost.


Golden Tropical Turmeric Smoothie

Used for more than four thousand years as a food and medicine in the South Asian countries, the active ingredient in turmeric has the potential to ward off cancer and dementia.


Satisfying Tomato Juice

Regardless of whether you call a tomato a fruit or a vegetable, the fact remains that this is one nutrient rich food that people should use more liberally.


Fast & Easy Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberries are known as the “queen of fruits” in Asian countries due to the large variety of health benefits they offer. When compared with other commonly grown fruits like bananas or apples, they deliver the greatest amount of nutrients.


Green Spinach Smoothie

Juicing spinach or consuming it in a smoothie is one of the best ways to benefit from its purifying and cleansing properties. To ensure maximum absorption of valuable nutrients like iron combine it with fruits and vegetables having high vitamin C content like tomatoes or oranges.


Pearly Pear Juice

Homer described pears as the “gift of the gods” and this is not without reason. Pear juice is delicious on its own or combined with other fruits and vegetables. It is mild enough to be introduced to infants yet full of vital nutrients, fiber and antioxidants.


Radish-Apple Juice

Radishes don’t generally rank very high on most people’s list of high priority vegetables, but this little nugget delivers a goldmine of health benefits and nutrients.


Pineapple & Beetroot Juice

A native of South America, pineapple is a low calorie food with an array of unique health endorsing components. Once a rarity that only adorned the tables of royalty, it is now easily accessible for all to enjoy.


Exotic Mango-Raspberry Smoothie

The addition of raspberries to your diet means acquiring the benefit of a wide range of nutrients. Furthermore the delicate, juicy fruit also delivers innumerable health benefits.


Minty Sweet Onion Juice

Onions have been used as food and medicine around the world for nearly five thousand years. In the middle ages they were used to cure everything from headaches to snake bites and hair loss. Current research shows they can provide relief from a variety of ailments.