May 22, 2008

Treat yourself to beauty drinks

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bowl of fruitsOn a warm summer’s day, when you are feeling tired and dehydrated, nothing is more refreshing than a tall glass of nice cool drink. Fresh fruit juices are so gwoman drinking fruit juiceood for health too being full of vitamins, especially Vitamin C. As most skin problems arise from within, it’s a good idea to detoxify our system by treating ourselves to some of these nourishing health drinks. Never ever succumb to the temptation of drinking water, fruit juices or vegetable juices from roadside vendors as food and water-borne infections are very common during summers.

Mixed Fruit juice:

Ingredients:

½ mango cubed
2 tbsp lemon juice
200 ml apple juicelemon juice
Water to taste

Procedure:

Combine ingredients and blend well.

Tangy mango juice

Ingredients:

5 ripe mangoes (peel off skin)
1 tbsp lemon juice

Blend well

Icy Melon juice

Ingredients:

Water melon

Blend 6 ounce melon and dilute with icy cold mineral water.

Banana milkbanana juice

Ingredients:

150 ml skimmed milk
1 banana
1 tbsp lemon juice
A pinch of nutmeg (jaiphal)

Blend all the ingredients.

Health booster juice

Ingredients:

Juice of ½ lemon
1 tbsp of honey
Icy cold water

Mix lemon and honey and dilute.

Pineapple drink

Ingredients:

225 g pineapple
150 ml water
1 tbsp orange juice

Blend and add a dash of fresh orange juice.

Combination Drink

Ingredients:

½ peeled avocado
1 inch ginger
1 tbsp grated cucumber
½ tbsp fresh parsley

150 ml water

1 Black pepper (Kali Mirch) (optional)
A dash of lemon juice

Blend well and flavor with a dash of lemon juice

Coconut juice:

Ingredients:

Extract milk of ½ coconut

75 ml skimmed milk
½ coconut grated
1 tbsp honey
Blend and chill.

Citrus melon juice

Ingredients:

6 oz melon
½ tsp ginger (ground)orange juice
2 tbsp fresh orange juice

Serve with crushed ice.

Fruit punch

Ingredients:

1 banana
1 apple
1 piped Orange
2 tbsp yoghurt
And water to taste.

Cool Papaya juice

Ingredients:

Papaya
2 tbsp lemon juice
Crushed ice

Method:

In a blender combine the papaya and lemon juice, blend till smooth. Add ice.

Consume these juices soon after extracting; don’t let them to go stale.

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14 comments:

  1. I'm having company for St. Croix this weekend. The mango drink sounds perfect. Thanks.

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  2. Anonymous9:41 AM

    Too good each one soothes on a summer morning I will try pineapple drinks first.

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  3. Anonymous9:47 AM

    ALL THESE LOOK VERY BEAUTIFUL, THANKS FOR THESE BEAUTY DRINKS .WISHING ALL THE BEST FOR MORE TO COME.

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  4. some of these sound delisious -can't wait to give a couple a go - where my blender gone????

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  5. aparna:

    Thanks for participating in this week's Carnival of Family Life hosted at Live from Waterloo on Monday, June 2, 2008! Be sure to check out the other excellent entries this week!

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  6. Linda8:52 AM

    YUM YuM YUm yUMM !!!! YUMM !
    Will definitely try

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  7. wow Aparna,
    it looks delicious

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  8. Surabhi11:44 AM

    I must say thank you to this bog's owner. This article really useful. I am gonna try it right away.

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  9. In summer, juices not only help in overcoming fatigue but also boost energy and work wonders in a state of dehydration

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  10. Anonymous3:26 PM

    Carrot + Ginger + Apple - Boost and cleanse our system.

    Apple + Cucumber + Celery - Prevent cancer, reduce cholesterol, and eliminate stomach upset and headache.

    Tomato + Carrot + Apple - Improve skin complexion and eliminate bad breath.

    Bitter gourd + Apple + Milk - Avoid bad breath and reduce internal body heat.

    Orange + Ginger + Cucumber - Improve Skin texture and moisture and reduce body heat.

    Pineapple + Apple + Watermelon - To dispel excess salts, nourishes the bladder and kidney.

    Apple + Cucumber + Kiwi - To improve skin complexion.

    Pear & Banana - regulates sugar content.

    Carrot + Apple + Pear + Mango - Clear body heat, counteracts toxicity, decreased blood pressure and fight oxidization .

    Honeydew + Grape + Watermelon + Milk - Rich in vitamin C + Vitamin B2 that increase cell activity and strengthen body immunity.

    Papaya + Pineapple + Milk - Rich in vitamin C, E, Iron. Improve skin complexion and metabolism.

    Banana + Pineapple + Milk - Rich in vitamin with nutritious and prevent constipation

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  11. food expert9:21 AM

    Fresh fruit juices are not only good for health
    but also good for Effortless, abundant weight loss, Glowing, healthy skin, Markedly increased energy, Fewer colds and flus, A more positive attitude and increased mental acuity.

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  12. Leela9:28 AM

    pineapple juice is good for the skin.

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  13. unknown2:54 PM

    there is as ever only ONE effective way to lose weight, a healthy reduced calorie diet, combined with daily vigorous exercise. It takes time and commitment. There are no quick fixes

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  14. Anonymous11:57 AM

    Kiwi fruit is high in vitamin C and has enzymatic and detergency properties making it helpful for skin and hair preparations.

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