A Brazilian native brings her influence to the Weston Table test kitchen everyday. In between roasting, baking, slicing, and dicing, Julia serves up liquid concoctions that satisfy body and soul. Never measuring, she adds whatever is on hand to the mix  and it always tastes as if the fruit was freshly picked from the Amazon. With a strong belief in the healing powers of juice, the simple vitamin packed nutrition Julia delivers in tall glasses is a good way to start the day or rejuvenate the mind midafternoon.

GINGER:A SECRET WEAPON

Ginger improves digestion, awakens the taste buds, delivers antibacterial properties, fights inflammation, boosts the immune system, revs the metabolism, and helps prevent blood clots in the arteries.

 

 

cuisine Brazilian
difficulty Simple
season Year Round
serves 4

Ingredients

3 cups freshly squeezed orange juice 3 medium unpeeled organic carrots , washed and cut into 1 inch pieces 1 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks 1/2 cups ice 1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger

Directions

  1.  Add all of the ingredients to a blender container.
  2.  Whir on the highest setting until the fruit, carrots, and ice are incorporated and the solids are a liquid consistency.
  3.  Pour into glasses and serve immediately for greatest nutritional punch.