//STAR FRUIT// Cool with hints of sweet&sour, star fruit clears heat and produces fluids that in turn promotes urination. This beautiful fruit takes action on the STOMACH, KIDNEYS and URINARY BLADDER.
//NUTRITION// Star fruit contains a good amount of fibre, vitamin C, antioxidants, B vitamins and a trace amount of minerals and electrolytes.
//ENJOY// Star Fruit Quencher:
1/2 cup pineapple juice
4 carambolas (star fruit); (about 1 1/4 pounds), cut into 1/2-inch slices
3 tablespoons ginger syrup
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
2 cups crushed ice
1/2 cup lemon-lime-flavored sparkling water, chilled
Carambola slices (optional)
1. Place pineapple juice and carambola slices in a blender; process until smooth. Pour mixture through a sieve into a pitcher to measure 2 cups. Discard solids. Stir in ginger syrup and lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes or until thoroughly chilled.
2. Fill each of 2 glasses with 1 cup crushed ice. Pour star fruit mixture over ice. Add 1/4 cup sparkling water to each glass. Garnish with carambola slices, if desired.