Juicing Recipe for Apricot and Passion-Fruit

Apricot and Passion-fruit Royale

This satisfying and filling ‘slimming’ drink is a great start to the day as part of any weight-loss regime. There’s nothing worse than the terrible mid-morning sugar craving that sends you scuttling for the biscuit tin when you’re desperately trying to lose a few pounds. Add this drink to your breakfast and you’ll get a great mixture of instant and slow-release energy that will carry you through to your healthy lunch break.



Apricot and Passion-Fruit slimming juicing drink

Serves 2-3

2 passion fruits

8 apricots

400ml or 14fl oz soya milk


1. Scoop the pulp from the passion fruits and press through a sieve to remove the pips. Reserve some of the pips.

2. Peel and stone the apricots.

3. Put the fruit into a blender with the soya milk.

4. Whizz until smooth.

5. Serve with the reserved pips floating on top.


Vital statistics

The danger of any restricted weight-loss plan is that you can easily miss out on nutrients as well as calories. Here you’ll get plenty of vitamin C from the fresh apricots and passion fruits, together with their rich supply of protective betacarotene and other carotenoids. You’ll get minerals, too, and from the soya milk you get the natural plant hormones that are particularly useful for all women slimmers. These help to balance and regulate your own hormone metabolism and control the ups and downs of weight associated with both the menstrual cycle and the menopause.

22. April 2011 by Sue
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