“Data do support consumption of 100% fruit juice in moderate amounts and suggest that consumption of 100% fruit juice may be an important strategy to help children meet the current recommendations for fruit."
- O'Neil et al. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. January/February 2008.
Enjoy 100% juice in your glass - or on your plate! From smoothies to marinades to sweet breads, 100% juice is a featured ingredient in the following tasty recipes.
|Entrees and Salads|
|Snacks and Smoothies|
Apple ColadaMakes 2 servings
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 cup crushed pineapple in juice
1/2 cup crushed ice
1/4 cup light coconut milk
1/2 tsp rum extract (optional)
Place all ingredients in blender; blend until smooth. Serve at once.
Citrus Berry CoolerMakes 2 servings
1-1/2 c orange juice
11/2 c lemon sorbet
1/2 c raspberry sorbet
Place juice and lemon sorbet in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth. Drop 2 small spoonfuls of raspberry sorbet into each glass. Top with half the orange juice mixture. Divide spoonfuls of remaining sorbet evenly between glasses. Top with remaining orange juice mixture. Garnish with raspberries and mint. Serve immediately.
Hints: Chill glasses in freezer up to 2 hours before using; substitute strawberry, peach or mango sorbet for raspberry sorbet, if desired.
Juicy SpritzerMakes 4 servings
1-1/2 cups grapefruit juice
1/4 cup sugar
2 inches stick cinnamon
2 12-ounce cans ginger ale, chilled
For syrup, in a saucepan combine grapefruit juice, sugar, and cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Discard cinnamon; cool syrup. Cover and chill syrup. To serve, fill four 8-ounce glasses with ice. Add about 1/3 cup grapefruit syrup to each glass. Fill glasses with ginger ale. Stir gently.
Quick Apple PunchMakes 15 servings
4 c apple cidera
2 c cranberry juice cocktail
2 teaspoon lemon juice
4 c ginger ale
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Add chilled ginger ale just before serving. Add crushed ice. Serve immediately.
Quick Hot Spiced CiderMakes 6 servings
2 quarts (8 cups) apple juice
2 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp. whole allspice
1 tsp. whole cloves
Combine first four ingredients in a large pot. Bring to a boil. Let simmer 15 minutes. Strain and serve. Add cinnamon stick to each mug before serving.
Springtime PunchMakes 25-30 servings
1 cup water
3 cinnamon sticks
3 cups frozen concentrated grape juice, thawed and undiluted
2 bottles (4/5 qt. each) champagne, chilled
1/4 cup lime juice
In a saucepan, combine water and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Remove from heat and allow to stand 5 minutes. Chill. Before serving, strain and combine with grape and lime juices. Pour into a chilled punch bowl. Add champagne and an ice block. Garnish with strawberries.