Juicing is a great way to get kids to eat organic foods. Because of its color, this juice recipe is perfect for kids.
Let’s take a look at the organic foods in this cantaloupe and carrot juice recipe.
Cantaloupe:It is an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C, two potent immune boosting antioxidants.
Carrots:These deliciously orange vegetables are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which is a potent infection-fighting antioxidant and immune booster.
Lemons:They are high in pectin fiber, which helps suppress food cravings. It also helps the body eliminate waste products by cleansing and detoxifying it. Lemons are alkaline forming and will aid with weight loss.
Ginger:According to an Israeli study, ginger extract significantly reduced LDL cholesterol levels in the blood. Ginger provides a nice spicy kick to this weight loss smoothie.
Cantaloupe and Carrot Juice Recipe
INGREDIENTS1 C.Cantaloupe melon
1 Tbsp lime or lemon juice
1 pcs Ginger
1 medium size carrot
A few ice cubes(optional)
Peel and dice the melon and carrot. Place all in a blender and blend until smooth. Serve in glasses with ice cubes (if using)
REFERENCES:1. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Melons, Cantaloupe, Raw [includes USDA Commodity Food A415].” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 24 Oct. 2014.
2. “Nutrition Facts and Analysis for Carrots, Raw [Includes USDA Commodity Food A099].” Self Nutrition Data. Self Nutrition Data, n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2014.