Fruits & Juices

Juices are often culprits of sneaky hidden additives fruits and juices– how else do they stay on the shelf for so long?!  They’re also often high in salicylates.  If you aren’t going to make your own fresh juices, or you need low salicylate options, here are a few alternatives.  For more information on fruits high or low in salicylates, check out The Food Werewolf Foods containing salicylates

NO ADDITIVE APRICOT NECTAR SUBSTITUTE

  • If making apricot chicken and can’t find organic apricot nectar (most standard brands have additives), try using organic apricot jam with organic chicken stock and pear juice as a substitute

LEMON JUICE SUBSTITUTE
(Low amines, low salicylates, low glutamates)

Source: Cooking for Oscar

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoons citric acid (vary amount to taste)

Method

  • Put the sugar into the warm water and stir to dissolve.
  • Add the citric acid.
  • Store in the fridge.

FRUIT JUICE

  • If recipe requires fruit juice, stick to pear juice for low amines, low salicylates, low glutamates version (freeze into ice cubes if needed).