Take a look at these delicious homemade juice recipes, choose your favourite summer fruits, and savour the taste of summer as we slowly wind our way into Autumn. At this time of year (only a few weeks left before the Autumn Equinox), the most common in-season fruits include: Blackberries, Blackcurrants, Plums, Raspberries, Redcurrants, Rhubarb, and Strawberries.
When your batch of fruit juice is done and you’re ready to bottle it, make sure to use quality glass bottles that seal properly, so that your mouth-watering fruit juice stays fresh and retains its fruity flavour.
Raspberry fruit juice recipe
We’ve scanned the internet looking for the tastiest, freshest and most appealing Raspberry fruit juice recipe. It’s a relatively simple process to follow, with delicious, refreshing results. To increase the yield, simply increase the ingredients proportionally. All you’ll need is:
- 2 cups fresh raspberries
- 4 ice cubes
- 2 tbsp honey
- ¼ cup water
Now simply add all of the ingredients into a blender and blend until the required consistency is reached. For that little something extra special, add a sprig of mint, or a dash of Nutella.
Strawberry and banana fruit smoothie
It’s time to mix it up a little with 2 main ingredients that will deliver a delightful start to your day, or make for a refreshing midday thirst quencher. Strawberries are nearly out of season for 2022, so take advantage now and whip up a delicious strawberry and banana smoothie. Luckily fresh bananas are available all year round.
What you’ll need:
- 1 1/2 cups apple juice
- 1 1/2 bananas
- 1 1/2 cups frozen strawberries
- 3/4 cup vanilla Greek yoghurt
- fresh fruit and mint sprigs for garnish
Now, simply place all of your ingredients into a blender, and blend until the desired consistency is reached. Add a sprig of mint and a few pieces of chopped strawberries and banana for garnish.
Health benefits of our chosen fruit juice recipes
Raspberries contain potassium, omega-3 fatty acids, and manganese. These elements found in Raspberries can help with heart function, lower blood pressure, and healthy skin and bones.
Strawberries are super healthy and are cholesterol, fat, and sodium free. They contain a lot of fibre and numerous other vitamins and minerals.
Bananas are perfect as a post workout food. They contain a lot of magnesium, and plenty of vitamins - perfect for building lean muscle.
These recipes work perfectly for a quick glass or two on the fly, but if you want to plan ahead, simply increase the yield and prep your fresh fruit juice and smoothies for the week. You’ll need to bottle it and store it in the fridge. One of our personal favourite bottles for fruit juice is the 500ml swing stopper bottles. If you prefer a bottle with a screw cap, visit our milk and juice bottle range here.