Montmorency Tart Cherry Juice
Tart cherry juice is made from the juice of the tart cherry. This Michigan-grown fruit has a long history of pleasing the palates of countless individuals throughout the world, before making its way to America.
Brief History of the Tart Cherry
This tiny red fruit is not native to the United States. It was brought over on the boats with the early explorers. Prior to crossing the Atlantic, it also crossed the heart of Europe starting out in Asia Minor. It is believed to have originated in this region and was brought back to Rome, but the mighty legions. In fact, as the Roman network of roads expanded throughout the ancient world, cherry trees were planted along this every expanding network. The wood was used to building wagons and weapons.
Once it arrived in the New World it quick spread and ultimately ended up being planted in several States including Wisconsin, Utah, Washington, New York and Michigan. Best of all, after all these years, a number of different products are made from using the cherries including tart cherry juice.
How to Drink the Tart Cherry Juice
This tasty drink is made from using concentrate and the concentrate can be made from either fresh or frozen tart cherries. Once the cherries are concentrated, the next step is to make it into a refreshing 100% natural Montmorency tart cherry juice drink.
We recommend mixing in one ounce of the tart cherry juice concentrate with 7 ounces of water to make a full 8 oz. healthy and refreshing drink. In addition, to mixing it with water, many of our customers take it right from the spoon or mix it in with yogurt or a breakfast smoothie. Check out the quick and tasty recipe below.
Here is a breakdown of the nutritional information per one ounce tart cherry juice concentrate:
Total Fat: 0g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Total Carbohydrates: 19g
Melatonin per 100 grams: 4266ng
In addition the melatonin, it also contain anthocyanins, calcium and other compounds for healthy joints and an overall healthy lifestyle.
1 contain yogurt – vanilla or blueberry
¼ cup of Grape Nuts
¼ cups of blueberries (thawed or fresh)
2 - 3 sliced strawberries
2 tablespoons ( 1 oz.) of Fruit Advantage Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate
Tart Cherry Juice Yogurt
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