There is nothing better than starting the day with a wonderful energy breakfast , based on hundred percent natural foods and that provide us with the energy we need so much to start the day correctly, ultimately providing all those essential nutrients that our body needs to get going. In this sense, on a previous occasion we talked to you about the 5 best foods for breakfast , finding for example food and drinks as interesting as dairy products (such as a portion of cheese or a natural or skimmed yogurt), beverages of vegetable origin, fruit, whole grains or nuts and olive oil.
Within the Pieces of fruit , we must not forget that they become indispensable foods that can not be lacking in a varied and balanced diet. In fact, there are many nutritionists who advise eating 5 servings of fresh fruits and vegetables each day. And what better way to include them in breakfast in the form of natural juices ?
1. Peach and mango juice
Mango is a fruit extremely rich in beta carotene, as well as providing interesting amounts of fructose, potassium, iron and iodine. On the other hand, peaches are very rich in fructose, so they help when it comes to providing energy almost instantaneously. In addition, they are rich in vitamins and minerals, such as for example B vitamins and phosphorus.
For the preparation of this delicious juice you only need 3 peaches and 1 mango. First wash all the fruits well. Cut the peaches into several pieces and remove their bone. Peel the mango, remove its bone and cut it into pieces. Pass all the pieces through the blender. Remove with the help of a wooden spoon and drink immediately.
2. Blackberry and apple juice
Did you know that blackberries are very rich in phytoestrogens and also provide very interesting amounts of vitamin C? This vitamin helps when it comes to increasing our energy when we need it most. The apple also provides vitamin C, plus malic acid and fructose, two other compounds that also help provide energy.
To make this juice you need 2 apples and 20 berries. Wash the fruit good and cut the apple into slices. Now pass the berries through the blender and then the apple pieces. Remove and drink immediately.
3. Watermelon juice and figs
It is quite possible to be surprised by the combination of two pieces of fruit so different to make a natural drink. But, did you know that they form an ideal team when it comes to bringing you the energy you need so much in the morning, and are the best complement for breakfast? The main reason is found in watermelon, which is extremely rich in natural sugars, and in figs , very rich in both glucose and fructose.
To make the juice you need half watermelon and 2 medium figs. First wash the fruit, peel the watermelon, remove the seeds and cut it into pieces. Then remove the stem from the figs and cut them in half. Pass the pieces of fig and watermelon through the blender, alternating them. Remove and drink immediately.
4. Apple and carrot juice
As we mentioned in a previous recipe, the apple provides vitamin C, malic acid and fructose, nutrients that provide energy to our body when we need it most. On the other hand, carrots are very rich in beta carotene, which also gives us energy.
To make this juice it is necessary to have 3 apples and 3 large carrots. Wash them well and cut the apples into pieces. Then cut the ends of the carrots and cut them into pieces. Pass the pieces of both carrot and apple in the blender, alternating them. Finally remove and drink instantly.
5. Pear and plum juice
The plums , especially when they are very mature, they become a wonderful and an excellent source of energy. The same goes for pears. Therefore, when you have in the fruit bowl some pieces of ripe fruit, both pear and plum you can combine them to make a delicious energy juice, ideal for breakfast or when you want to enjoy its qualities and benefits.
For the preparation of this juice you need 5 plums and 2 large pears. Thoroughly wash all the fruit, cut the pears into pieces, remove the bone of the plums and cut them by splitting them in half. Then it enters in the blender, alternating them. Remove and drink instantly.
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