Blackberries grow wild on thorny bushes and are cultivated on every temperate continent, including Africa and Asia. They are composed of many individual drupelets, each like a small berry with one seed. Blackberries are popularly made into jams, juices, desserts and even wine.
Rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber, blackberries are highly nutritious and rich in antioxidants. They are also low in calories, carbohydrates, and fat, making them one of the best fruits out there for those who are watching their waistlines.
Blackberries are consumed in various ways but juice is the best way to use the nutritious benefit of this fruit. Three cups of berries are sufficient for one glass of juice.
Here are two simple recipes for healthy body:
Simple juice of blackberries
– 2 cups blackberries,
– 100 ml. or (3.5 oz) water
In a bowl, heat the water and berries to a boil. Then reduce the heat to a minimum and simmer, stirring occasionally until the berries become soft.5 minutes should be enough. Remove the pan from the heat, and then mix the blackberries with a fork until you let all the juice out.
Squeeze the mixture through a wire strainer; wait until the drink cools and dink immediately. For the healthiest option, do not add any sugar, better solution is to add 1 tablespoon of honey.
Refreshing juice for detoxification
– 2 cups blackberries, 1 green apple, 1 cucumber, 1 stick of celery
Apple, cucumber and celery cut into smaller pieces, add berries and blend all the ingredients in a blender. Leave the peel on the apple and cucumber because it parts the richest healthy ingredients, but wash it well. Add a little water if you wish.
This juice is packed with vitamins and antioxidants, supplying energy, hydrates and cleanses the body cells of toxins. It needs to be consumed immediately after preparation!