Homemade fresh pineapple juice is a healthy alternative to packaged juices. It can be whipped up in minutes and is a refreshingly delicious tropical juice that’s great for immunity-building and detoxification. Pineapple has a unique flavor profile; it’s sweet, mildly tangy, and apt for juicing. The addition of lemon juice adds a mild tarty flavor and brings out the sweetness of the pineapple.
Pineapple and lemon juice is a natural cure to many bodily ailments. It is also loaded with minerals and vitamins like potassium, manganese, and vitamin C. One glass of this pineapple juice provides 30% of your daily vitamin C requirement. Because of their high fiber and water content, pineapples also help with digestion and prevent constipation. Pineapple is also so strong that in many Asian communities, it is used as a natural abortive. This 2-can tango pineapple juice made with lemon and fresh juicy pineapple will swing you back to health.
Pineapple is also naturally sweet and hence is a good sugar substitute. You can add this pineapple juice to other healthy green juices to enhance their flavor, or you can use this juice as a delicious tenderizer for different dishes.
2-Ingredient Pineapple Juice
Nutritional Benefits: Pineapples boast an impressive nutritional profile. To start with, they are low in calories, making them suitable for people trying to lose weight. They are loaded with vitamins B6 and C, pantothenic acid, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, and minerals such as iron, manganese, potassium, copper, and magnesium. They also contain fiber that boosts digestion, helps keep blood sugar levels low and helps eliminate toxins. Pineapples are also endowed with digestive enzymes that help break down protein which is beneficial to people who suffer from pancreatic diseases. Lemon is a great source of vitamin C, the immune booster, and they have been shown to help break down kidney stones, regulate blood sugar levels, boost digestive health, and protect against anemia.
- 1/2 large pineapple
- 1 lemon, juiced
Peel and core the pineapple, and then cut it vertically into medium-thick slices.
Using a slow or fast juicer, extract pineapple juice into a serving jug.
Add lemon juice, mix well.
0.1g Saturated fat
Fresh pineapple can be stored in a refrigerator for 2 to 3 days, but the longer it stays, the more it will lose its sweet flavor and yellowy hue. Hence I recommend extracting fresh juice as and when needed.