Homemade Tomato Juice
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Rev up your Health with Homemade Tomato Juice
Want to enjoy vitamins, minerals and other nutrients without swallowing a handful of vitamin supplements? Then why not try creating some tomato juice for yourself and your family?
Homemade tomato juice is fresh and healthy; and as an added bonus this delicious beverage is very easy to make. Tomatoes are a type of fruit, although most people consider them to be vegetables. No matter how they are classified you can be sure that eating them will provide you with enormous health benefits.
Tomatoes are bursting with nutritional benefits that can improve your physical condition. This wonderful food has visual appeal, a variety of flavors and includes such helpful compounds as lycopene, beta-carotene, anti-oxidants, vitamin C, and other nutrients.
Beta-carotene is found in tomatoes as well as other veggies such as spinach, kale and carrots. This substance is an important anti-oxidant. Beta-carotene also pushes your immune system into overdrive and can result in a third more T-cells that help ward off viruses and illness.
The Vitamin A in tomatoes will help your body become much more resistant to a variety of common ailments and infections by strengthening the mucous membranes.
Studies have proven that tomatoes are a great source of natural Vitamin C. Adding more Vitamin C to your diet not only improves the way you feel it can shorten the duration of colds and other viral infections.
When you eat tomatoes you are giving your immune system a helpful boost. Tomatoes can reduce blood pressure and since there are few calories to count a tomato is the perfect food to use when you want to lose that excess fat. You can
This versatile food can be sliced for use as a sandwich ingredient, added to salads, cooked, baked or even enjoyed fresh from the vine. You can even make delicious homemade tomato juice, gazpachos, salsas or hot soups from a batch of colorful tomatoes. Juicing the tomatoes is considered one of the best ways to enjoy all of the healthy benefits and delicious taste that these veggies have to offer.
Homemade tomato juice is inexpensive, super-healthy and extremely tasty. You can use the tomatoes from your home garden or purchase fresh tomatoes at the market. It is really simple to create homemade tomato juice in just a few minutes.
Tomato juice recipes are as adaptable as those other recipes that use tomatoes as a major ingredient. You can always process the tomatoes in a blender or food processor and enjoy the savory juice without adding any extra flavors. Although some people peel the tomatoes prior to using them in a juice recipe you can leave the peelings for added extra fiber and nutrients.
Here is one of the simplest and most delicious homemade tomato juice recipes for you to try. As a bonus the apple pectin will help curb those food cravings which will make it very easy to lose weight.
Tomato Apple Slurry
- 2-3 fresh tomatoes
- 1/2 diced and peeled Granny Smith apple
- 1 level teaspoon of any Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup of finely chopped celery
- 1/4 teaspoon of your favorite pepper sauce
- 1/3 cup of diced onion
- 1 diced radish (peeled)
- 1 1/2 level teaspoons of lime juice
Chop the tomatoes coarsely and add them to a food processor or blender. When the tomatoes have been processed for about 15 seconds you can add the other ingredients to this unique homemade tomato juice. Blend the contents of the container for another 10-20 seconds. Add a little fresh lime zest and then blend for another 10seconds.
If you prefer a smoother juice then you can pour the mix through a sieve or strainer before use.