Summer, in addition to light and healthy meals, is synonymous with refreshing natural drinks with which to purify our body while we load up on nutrients and vitamins. And one of those homemade juices with a multitude of properties is Cranberry Juice. A simple drink that, besides being very refreshing, will help us to purify and detoxify our body. Do not miss this great and easy Cranberry Juice recipe.
Blueberries are a very healthy wild fruit. It has a multitude of vitamins and nutrients, providing us with a multitude of benefits and proposals. In addition, it has a delicious flavor that will make this juice become one of your summer favorites.
Cranberry Juice Recipe
To prepare this drink we need a blender or a blender. We will mix the blueberries with water to crush them, if you do not have a blender, you may need to add more water.
You can also add a little sugar to make the drink sweeter, or replace it with any other sweetener.
Once we have the drink ready we can strain it to make it smoother and remove all the remaining bits of blueberries. Or if we prefer it this way, we can drink it as it is, as a smoothie.
Let’s see how to make homemade cranberry juice step by step:
- 200 g Blueberries
- 1 Cup Cold water
- 1/2 Lemon (juice only)
- Sugar (optional – to taste)
- Regardless of whether we prepare it with a blender or blender, the process will be the same. Add the blueberries, water and lemon juice.
- Mash well or blend. Add the sugar, if you want to add it, or you can add any other sweetener of your choice.
- If you have prepared it in a blender, if you see that it is too thick, add a little more water. You can strain it before serving.Now you have a great natural cranberry juice.
If you want to give a slightly spicy touch to your cranberry juice, you can add a pinch of grated fresh ginger. In addition to being very healthy, it also provides us with a multitude of properties.
You can also prepare this cranberry juice recipe with frozen cranberries. You can find them in any supermarket and, the great advantage, is that they are much cheaper than fresh ones.
And finally, replace the water with milk if you prefer to make a delicious and refreshing smoothie. You can also combine it with other fruits that you like. Or even instead of milk, replace the water with some infusion to give it a very original touch.
Homemade Cranberry Juice, a drink with a multitude of properties
Blueberries are a wild fruit loaded with nutrients and a multitude of properties and benefits for our body. Among others, it is a powerful natural antioxidant. So it is a great ally of our cells, preventing and delaying the aging of these while fighting free radicals.
It is also good for fighting and preventing urinary infections. And it prevents constipation. Another of the great benefits of cranberry, and its juice, is that it improves cognitive functions, and is a great ally for our memory.
But not only has these properties, it also helps reduce blood pressure, is anti-inflammatory, and prevents DNA damage.
For all these reasons, and many more that we left out, cranberry juice is a very healthy option to drink on the hottest days and refresh us, while keeping us hydrated.
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