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How to Juice a Berry

Berries are full of antioxidant nutrients. However, many of the phytochemicals they contain are found in the skin. Plus Free digital photos  RASPBERRY ON WHITE James Barkerdelicate berries are mostly made of juice and contain so little fiber it doesn’t really make sense to run them through a juicer. I suggest you process fragile berries like blueberries, blackberries and raspberries in a blender so the skins are pulverized into the berry juice. Then add this fragrant juice/fiber combination to apple juice fresh from your juicer. For a special brunch drink, freeze this blender-berry juice in ice-cube trays, add a few frozen cubes to a glass and pour fresh citrus juice over them. The berries add sweetness, color, flavor and antioxidant goodness to the drinks as they melt.