Pineapple is a delicious as well as nutritious tropical fruit. It is loaded with calcium, potassium, vitamin C and fibers. Pineapple juice will not only quench your thirst, but this beverage can also satisfy your sugar craving without adding the extra calories to your body.
Vitamin C present in pineapple juice could boost your immunity. It can prevent infections and is effective in treating colds, sore throats and upper respiratory tract infections. The juice of this fruit can also help to reduce menstrual pains.
Pineapple juice could prevent blood clotting. It is therefore beneficial for people suffering from heart problems. However, the anticoagulation property of pineapple makes it unsuitable for people suffering from hemophilia or liver and kidney problems.
Here are some delicious pineapple mocktail recipes that you can try at home.
Plain pineapple mocktail
You can make this simple mocktail recipe within ten to fifteen minutes. To make plain pineapple mocktail you need five to six slices of pineapple, one glass of pineapple juice, one teaspoon of sugar, a pinch of table salt and one tablespoon of lime juice. Blend these ingredients in a blender. Serve the pineapple mocktail with ice cubes.
Pineapple and banana mocktail
To make pineapple and banana mocktail, you need one glass of pineapple juice, Â½ medium-sized banana, two tablespoons of milk, Â½ teaspoon of sugar and four or five pineapple slices and some crushed ice. Blend all the above ingredients, expect the pineapple slices in a blender. There should be no lumps in the mixture. Pour the mixture in a glass and add pineapple slices on top of the drink.
Pineapple delight is a heavenly drink, ideal for a hot summer evening. To make pineapple delight, you need one glass of pineapple juice, two tablespoons of vanilla ice cream, four to five cherries, four to five slices or pineapple, Â½ teaspoon of chopped mint leaves and 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg. Put all these ingredients, expect the cherries and pineapple slices, in a blender, and blend them to form a smooth mixture. Pour the mixture in a glass. Add crushed ice to the drink. Garnish the drink with cherries and pineapple slices.