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A Cherry Christmas Juice

Cherries are high in antioxidants, such as anthocyanins and cyanidin, which offers cancer preventative properties, helps to reduce belly fat, reduce muscle pain and lowers the risk of stroke. These fruits can also help you with sleep during the busy holiday season. One study showed that drinking tart cherry juice concentrate helps improve sleep duration and quality. They have also been shown to help reduce pain in arthritis and consuming 12 to 24 cherries per day has been shown to reduce gout by 50 percent. Watch this video to learn how to pit a fresh cherry easily and quickly.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of cherries (frozen or fresh)
  • 2 red apples
  • 1 small beet
  • 1 carrot

Directions

  1. Pit cherries if needed or thaw frozen cherries.
  2. Chop and prepare produce to suit your juicer.
  3. Juice and enjoy!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Servings: 1

Serving Size: 16oz (475ml)

Substitutions

Cherries – berries, raspberries

Apple – pear, pineapple

Beet – carrot, apple, red cabbage

Carrot – sweet potato