Fruit juice is amazing. You can enjoy a sweet, flavorful drink that is filled with nutrients every time you have a glass of juice. However, many of the juices you find in stores come with additives. These additives are not harmful or dangerous. But they do take away from the overall health value of the juice. For example, pineapple juice is great. But you will find that sugars have been added to it that may make you want to reconsider drinking it. You can learn how to make fresh pineapple juice at home though. That will give you full control over how much sugar is added and how healthy your juice is.
Learning how to make fresh pineapple juice is a great way to enjoy healthy juices at home without all of that sugar found in store-bought juice.
Pineapple gets a bad rap sometimes. We won’t even talk about the pineapple on pizza debate. But pineapples have plenty of nutrients like copper, vitamin B6, vitamin C, Thiamine, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, and Manganese.
These nutrients may reduce inflammation, boost immunity, and even help with digestion. There are so many ways to get the nutrients from pineapples as well.
You can eat pineapple raw which is best because you will also get that fiber. But you can also learn how to make fresh pineapple juice. The juice is great in the morning or even mixed into an amazing pineapple cocktail.
Pineapple Juice Ingredients
You may think that the best way to make juice of any kind is to just squeeze the juice from the fruit. However, you should know there is more to it than that if you want to know how to make fresh pineapple juice.
You will absolutely need the pineapple. That is the star of the show. But you will also need water to water it down a bit. The water will help dull the intensity of the acidic flavors in tropical fruits like pineapples.
You can also add some sugar. This recipe calls for ¼ cup of sugar. However, you can change the amount of sugar, based on taste. Be sure to add a little sugar at a time and taste it to make sure you enjoy the flavor you get.
You can use the juice you make in so many different ways. One of our favorites is in our pineapple margarita recipe. This recipe doesn’t require fresh pineapple juice.
But if you know how to make fresh pineapple juice why not? Fresh is always better and it adds a level of flavor that you just can’t get from juice that has been shipped around and sat on a shelf for a while.
How to Make Fresh Pineapple Juice
Place pineapple, water, and sugar in a blender or Vitamix machine and blend well.
Strain the juice and serve.
Fresh Pineapple Juice
- 1 Pineapple
- 2 Cups Water
- 1/4 Cup Sugar Or to Taste
- Remove the outer skin of the Pineapple.
- Place the pineapple, water, and sugar into a blender or Vitamix and blend well.
- Strain the juice and enjoy!