Power Juice Recipe: Mediterranean Muscle Includes Lycopene

 

Throughout the southern Mediterranean, the combination of tomatoes and basil is inseparable, not only for taste but also for the wonderful mixture of aromas.

This Superjuice is another variation on the theme designed for mind and body: it’s rich in minerals to give renewed vigour to tired muscles, and contains essential oils from the basil that act specifically on tired minds. Serve with a dash of Worcestershire sauce and some black pepper as a finishing touch.

Plum tomatoes 4 large, ripe

Carrot 1, unpeeled; unless organic, remove top and bottom

Celery 1 stick, with leaves

basil 1 handful

lemon juice of half, squeezed into finished juice

 

Vital Statistics:

Super-rich in Vitamins A, C, E, folic acid and potassium. Rich in iron and magnesium.

Low in calories, Mediterranean Muscle is a perfect start to the day for weight watchers. It also gets a five-star rating for peak power of mind and body, and is delicious, calming and mildly diuretic to boot. As a final bonus, this Superjuice contains lycopene. One of the most powerful natural antioxidants which protects specifically against heart disease.

07. August 2013 by Sue
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