It is often said that you should avoid mixing fruits and vegetables, as the combination is counterproductive. Fruits provide a cleansing effect since they are not stored in the body while vegetables nourish the body and repair cells. However, in my opinion, adding fruits to your green juices, which can be quite distasteful, is a creative way of enhancing the taste and making green juices more appealing. Furthermore, the sugar in fruits act as the sweetening agent and therefore means that you do not have to add complex sugars.
In Jamaica, Callaloo (a green leafy vegetable) is used in many different ways. It is a cheap source of iron and other essential vitamins and minerals, as it grows wildly and easily and does not need any extra attention. Many Jamaicans grow the shrub in their backyards. It grows very fast and can be reaped within a week and half to two weeks after planting. The plant has a lot of fine seeds, which can be sown, even without drying them.
Callaloo, as I previously stated, can be prepared in a variety of ways. In juices,one pot meals such as Polenta or Turned Cornmeal, seasoned rice(these are famous in the Caribbean), Callaloo Cups, Callaloo Rice; It can be Steamed and had with your choice of staple(s): Yams, Banana, Rice, Potatoes etc..., the possibilities are endless.
In this issue, I will share with you, the recipe of my very own Callaloo and Pineapple Juice.
Callalloo and Pineapple Juice Recipe
3 Stalks of freshly cut Callaloo
1 small Pineapple
1/2 Joint of Celery
1 Stalk of Parsley
1 1/2 cup of Water
a medium piece of Ginger (or according to your taste)
2 tbsp. Granulated sugar (optional)
First, cut pineapple into chunks as well as cut the callaloo and Parsley leaves and stems into shreds, Place in separate containers. Add Pineapple to blender and blend until smooth, (or extract pineapple juice using a Juice extractor). Next, add the Callaloo, Celery, Parsley and ginger and blend until smooth also. Strain the ingredients and sweeten to taste.
Decorate and Serve Chilled.
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