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Published: Sunday June 29, 2014 MYT 10:35:00 AM
Updated: Monday June 30, 2014 MYT 1:58:55 PM

Juice recipes that are perfect for Ramadan

Incorporating fruit and vegetable juices into your diet fills your stomach with soluble fibres that slow down digestion.

Here are some juice recipes for you to try out. 

Breakfast (for sahur)

Coffee and Banana Shake

A hearty drink that is rich in taste and nutrients.

1 frozen banana

1 cup low-fat milk, almond milk, or La Juiceria Almond Dates Mylk

½ cup cold black coffee (without sugar)

½ cup ice

Blend all the ingredients in a blender and serve.

Kiwi Smoothie

A filling smoothie that is packed with nutrients that is good for your heart and blood pressure.

3 kiwi fruits

2 medium bananas

5 strawberries

1 cup low-fat milk or La Juiceria Almond Dates Mylk

½ cup low-fat yoghurt

1½ cup ice

(optional)

Blend all the ingredients in a blender and serve.

Tofu Fruit Smoothie

A protein-enriched power smoothie that is delicious and beneficial for everyone, including children.

1 cup strawberries

1 cup kiwi fruits

1 banana (frozen)

350g silken tofu

Blend all the ingredients in a blender and serve.

Replenishing Juices (for iftar)

The Real Thing

A juice that is rich in electrolytes for better recovery of muscle and blood sugar stabilisation.

6 medium carrots

1 lemon

1 tomato (frozen)

A handful of coriander leaves

½ cup coconut water

Juice all the ingredients, preferably in a slow juicer.

Electro-Dynamite

An antioxidant-packed natural electrolyte-replacement juice. It is rich in vitamin C, minerals and kale – a nutritional powerhouse.

1 peeled orange

2 medium or 5 small stalks of kale or kailan

1 apple

1 lemon

Juice all the ingredients, preferably in a slow juicer.

Move to the Beet

A drink great for energising and revitalising.

3 medium carrots

2 medium or 5 small stalks of kale or kailan

1 beetroot

2.5cm (1”) ginger

1 lemon

Juice all the ingredients, preferably in a slow juicer.

Anytime Juices (for pick-me-ups)

Melon Me Green

A nutrient-dense yet easy and refreshing juice.

1 cup organic kale

1 stalk celery

½ cup Japanese cucumber

½ cup spinach or 1 bottle La Juiceria’s Goodness Green

¼ cup parsley

½ lemon

½ medium apple

1½ cup honey melon

Juice all the ingredients, preferably in a slow juicer.

la juiceria recipe shoot.-Art Chen/The Star. 19 June 2014.

Red Rejuvenating Pop

A hydrating drink with a hint of sizzle.

½ watermelon

½ cup soda water

3 pieces of lychee, or to taste

Juice the watermelon. Pour into a cup and add soda water and lychee.

Coconut Zest

A cooling and energising beverage.

2 watermelon ice cubes

2 pineapple ice cubes

1 cup coconut water

1 lime

mint leaves, lightly crushed

Freeze watermelon juice and pineapple juice in advance using separate ice cube trays. Put the watermelon and pineapple ice cubes in a cup of coconut water, then squeeze the lime in. Add the mint leaves.

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Have a juicy day! Juice your way through the fasting month

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