Healthy juice drinks and smoothies are a delicious way to add fruits and vegetables to your daily diet. Nutrient-rich beverages provide vitamins, dietary fiber and phytochemicals. They also make great mini-meals and portable snacks. Perfect the art of juicing and making smoothies with these wholesome guides available at the Newport Beach Public Library:
"101 Ways to Juice It!: Luscious Recipes and the Best and Most Comprehensive Guide to Fruit and Vegetable Juicing" by Carol Gelles: Readers who want to reap the benefits of juicing will find everything they need to get started in this essential resource. The author shares her expertise on purchasing juicers and blenders, selecting the best produce, and combining foods. Boost your energy with nectarine orange smoothies, banana mango strawberry nectar, herbed cucumber juice, and other healthy elixirs.
"Your Kitchen's Magic Wand: Getting the Most out of Your Handheld Immersion Blender" by Tom Steele: One of the easiest ways to whip up a smoothie is with an immersion blender. This versatile kitchen appliance features a handheld electric motor with a rotating blade at its tip. Immersion blenders can also purée vegetables and smooth sauces. Discover more than 60 recipes to use with your immersion blender in this innovative cookbook.