Posts tagged ‘black grapes’

April 6, 2012

Beat the heat with a Refreshing Summer drink from black grapes……Enjoy!!!:)


Summer’s here and what better way to beat the heat, than with this  lovely summer drink made from luscious  black grapes………………These black beauties are simply a powerhouse of antioxidants,flavanoids,vitamins&minerals-fabulous for the skin&for all round health as well.
Black grapes are not only great natural cleansers,moisturisers and reduce acne,fine lines&dryness-They can be made into fabulous skin pampering facemasks as well which add a glow to your skin…Check here for more details .The fruit is antibacterial and anti inflammatory and contain phytochemicals known as flavonoids-powerful antioxidants that help to protect the body against damage caused by free radicals and aging.So here’s the recipe for black grape juice courtesy Nayana Shetty

REFRESHING GRAPE JUICE
– Recipe from my superchef of an aunt  Nayana Shetty….:)
Ingredients:Fresh black grapes———1/2 kg Seedless
Sugar optional
Ice cubes—few
Soaked sabja seeds or falooda seeds——–1/4tsp
Chat masala optional——–pinchMethod:1.Soak the grapes and little salt&1 tsp vinegar in cold water filled bowl for 2 minutes.
2. Wash and rinse well
3.Put the grapes in to blender along with ice cubes and blend to a smooth paste.
4.Strain with strainer using little cold water.
5 .Add soaked sabja seeds, chat masala(optional) serve chilled.
 Relax with  this refreshing summer drink&pamper your skin&soul…….Enjoy&do let us know if you liked it too !!!!:)
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April 6, 2012

Go Fruity!!!Grapes and Strawberry Mask Reduces Acne,Dryness&Aging of skin



Just dive into your fruit basket this season&you’ll find a solution to all your skin ailments.
Try out this heavenly Grape n Strawberry Facemask to Reduce Dryness,Acne,Fine lines,Pigmentation &add a glow to your skin……….
Method: Mash 5-6 black  grapes &1-2 strawberries in a small bowl until they are smooth.Add 2 tbsp  honey. Wash your face gently and pat dry. Apply the face mask evenly to your face and neck and leave on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse again with warm water and pat dry with a soft towel.
Strawberries are rich in AHA’s,vitamin C,salicylic acid &flavanoids  which help clear acne and reduce oil.Strawberries also reduce puffiness and circles beneath the eyes,and are antiaging as well because of their high antioxidant content.
Honey kills bacteria and reduces swelling , inflammation and fine lines giving the skin a taut, youthful appearance.
Black grapes are great natural cleansers,moisturisers and reduce acne as well.The fruit is antibacterial and anti inflammatory and contain phytochemicals known as flavonoids-powerful antioxidants that help to protect the body against damage caused by free radicals and aging.

You can alternatively also use just a grape mask as well:
Method:Simply split a few grapes into halves and rub gently across your face for several minutes, then rinse with cool water. Alternatively, you can also mash a few grapes and apply, allow to dry, then rinse off after 15 minutes.