Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Feed Your Beauty: Warm Spicy Apple & Carrot Drink

We love a warm drink on a cold winter day. Most of the time, tea hits the spot for us. But sometimes we want something a little fruitier, but still wintery!  Cue this incredible recipe for a Warm Spicy Apple & Carrot Drink. Not only is it a sweet and spicy treat but eating carrots is excellent for your skin! They are high in beta carotene, an antioxidant, which helps to repair skin tissue and keep our skin radiant through the cold winter months!  So cozy up to a glass of this delicious drink anytime this winter … we’ll be joining you!

Warm Spicy Apple & Carrot Drink recipe

Ingredients:

cups apple juice, around 6 apples
1 cinnamon stick
2 star anises
2 allspice seeds
1/2 tsp cardamom seeds
1 sprig fresh rosemary
2 carrots
1 inch (2,5 cm) fresh ginger or more to taste
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg

 

Instructions:

Juice the apples in a juice machine. Place the juice in saucepan together with all the spices, cover with a lid. Bring to a boil and let simmer for 1-2 minutes. Turn off the heat and let steep, covered for 5-10 minutes, then strain in a fine sieve. Juice the carrots and ginger in the juice machine. Pour the warm apple juice in the glasses, add the freshly juiced carrot juice and stir with a spoon to combine. Sprinkle some ground cinnamon and nutmeg on top before serving.

 

Source: Green Kitchen Stories

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