Eating is a necessity but eating healthy is an art and today we have decided to call ourselves artists, as the dish we are going to discuss is a powerhouse of nutrition.
Today we are going to prepare Celery and White Pumpkin Juice. The best thing about juices is, they are super easy to prepare, take no time and give you tons of benefits in just one glass. If you are a Harry Potter fan then pumpkin juice might be giving you some wizard vibes as this drink was quite popular among Hogwarts students. Even if you are not a potterhead, this drink will still be magical for you in many ways, taste being one of them.
So, should we get straight to our potion classes/ kitchen and start preparing this magical drink?
- White pumpkin – 2 cups (chopped, unpeeled)
- Celery – 6-7 stems and leaves
- Spirulina powder – ½ teaspoon
- Water – ½ cup
Prep time- 8-10 minutes
Don’t worry, you don’t actually have to perform any magic for preparing this juice, you just need your grinder by your side and the work will be done.
- First get a white pumpkin and chop it down without peeling.
- Now take a blender
- Add chopped pumpkin and celery stems to it
- You can add some spirulina powder to increase its nutrients efficiency
- Add water as per the consistency you desire
- Now blend in all the ingredients
- Your juice is ready to serve
Juices are the best way of saying your body a heartfelt thank you as they take less time in digestion and supply you with a powerful dose of energy. Besides that, homemade juices are more healthy as they are free from preservatives and added sugars. Celery and White Pumpkin Juice is rich in various nutrients due to the ingredients used in it. Let’s examine all the ingredients one by one.
Celery – This green veggie like all other green veggies is loaded with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. Celery helps to reduce cancer risk and lowers inflammation, there are at least 12 additional kinds of antioxidant nutrients found in a single stalk, just think how potent its antioxidant ratio is. Apart from that it helps in lowering cholesterol, treats constipation, reduces stress hormone levels.
Pumpkin – Pumpkin is very rich in antioxidants. It contains large amounts of fibre, potassium and vitamin C. It helps in keeping the heart healthy, immune system strong and skin glowing. Pumpkins can help in preventing breast cancer too.
Spirulina Powder – Spirulina is rich in a range of vitamins and minerals essential for maintaining a healthy immune system, like vitamins E, C, and B6. It is rich in omega 3 fatty acids and hence great for your brain health. Some of the most notable and important benefits include antioxidant protection, improved vision health, increased energy levels, low blood sugar regulation and immune system strengthening/boosting.
One glass of this juice in morning and your whole day will be filled with energy and enthusiasm owing to the nutrient density of this magical potion. So, when are you trying it out?