Juicy Tales

By First Posted: Mar 29, 2007 Thu 10:30 AM Updated: Dec 7, 2007 Fri 12:25 AM

Adopt a healthy way of life with refreshing and nutritious thirst quenchers. Juices are bursting with energy.

Orange Colada

Orange Juice-half a cup
Honey-1 tsp
Ground Cinnamon- a dash
Crushed ice- 1 cup

1. Mix together all the ingredients.
2. Blend at high speed
3. Serve chilled

Cocktail Punch

Black Grapes- 2 cups
Pineapple-1 cup
Sugar- as per taste

1. Wash and clean the grapes and keep it aside
2. Cut pineapple into big chunks
3. Toss together the grapes and pineapple along with sugar and blend until smooth.
4. You could also add some ice for a thicker, colder drink.
5. Serve chilled.

Carrot- Beetroot Combo

Carrots- 1/4 kg.
Beetroot-one (medium-sized)
Black pepper- a pinch
Salt-to taste
Juice- of half a lemon

1. Peel the carrots. Cut into one-inch pieces and keep aside.
2. Clean and cut the beetroot into slender wedges
3. Juice the carrot and beetroot together in a juicer- grinder.
4. Strain in a container. Add salt and black pepper to it.
5. Squeeze half a lemon in it.
6. Serve in a tall glass.

Melon Magic

Seeded watermelons(chopped)- 2 cups
Crushed ice- 1 cup
Honey-2 tsp.
Black pepper- tsp.
Fresh Mint-to garnish(optional)

1. Combine watermelon, honey, ice and black pepper in a blender.
2. Blend until smooth
3. Garnish with mint
4. Serve chilled
5. Stir well before serving

Pineapple Passion

Unsweetened pineapple juice- two cans
Lime Juice-1/4 cup
Gingerale- 2 cups

1. Combine pineapple juice, lime juice and sugar together.
2. Blend and chill.
3. Fill four glasses till half
4. Add gingerale and a scoop of sherbet to each glass.
5. Serve.

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