Fennel Root Juice Recipe
Fennel root, also known as fennel bulb is an uncommon but versatile juicing ingredient. People choose fennel for its licorice-like flavor and health benefits. It can be used with just about any fresh juice recipe, adding a black licorice mild sweet flavor. It is common to Mediterranean and Southern European food recipes. Fennel is also known for its use in ancient Chinese medicine to increase appetite, breast milk, and ease congestion.
This low-calorie vegetable is full of health benefits. It contains just 31 calories and no cholesterol per bulb. It is rich in fiber, vitamin C, and potassium. One bulb provides 9% of the recommended potassium levels and 20% of the recommended Vitamin C levels needed daily. This can help those suffering from arthritis, brittle bones, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, inflammation, and more.
In addition to juicing, this vegetable can also be used in salads, soups, or added to any recipe as a vegetable.
If you are looking to try fennel root, try this mix for a citrus taste with a hint of licorice:
- 1 large fennel bulb
- 2 large cucumbers
- 1 small carrot
- 2 cups club soda
- 1 cup fresh orange juice
- 3 tablespoons honey