This juice is loaded with vitamins, iron and disease-fighting superfood phytonutrients, and therefore gives you a real boost if you are feeling low or under the weather.
Nutrition (per serving)
Energy (kcal) 62
Protein (g) 1.5
Carbohydrate (g) 14
Salt (g) 0.1
Fat (g) 0.5
Of which sugars (g) 13
Of which saturates (g) Neg
Fibre (g) 2
Ingredients (for 2 glasses)
1 small cooked beetroot (about 50g)
1 large carrot, peeled
150ml apple juice
4–5 ice cubes
Handful of watercress (remove any thick stalks)
Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper
Preparation (takes 5 minutes)
1 Chop the carrot and the beetroot into small cubes and put in a blender with the apple juice, water and the ice cubes. Blend for a minute.
2 Add the watercress and blend again until the mixture is really smooth.
3 Add a pinch of salt and some black pepper.
4 Strain the juice through a tea strainer or sieve.