Thirty Days of Juice! Day 15

Delicious Beet Cocktail

A healthy recipe for beets that tastes great.  No cooking the beets, no added sugar, just a delicious raw juice that is bold and refreshing.  Delicious Beet Cocktail  is a sophisticated, shockingly beautiful drink that you can serve as a mocktail at happy hour.  Bottoms up!

Ingredients:

  • 2 small beets, peeled and quartered
  • 2 red apples, cored with peels on
  • 2 inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups ice
  • ¼ cup white grape juice (optional)

Directions:

  1. Blend beets, apples, ginger and water in a Vita-Mix on high while you fill a pitcher with ice.
  2. Pour beet apple mixture through a fine mesh sieve into the the ice filled pitcher, stirring the pulp to allow liquid to drain through.
  3. Stir to chill, add grape juice if you desire a sweeter version and serve immediately.

Health Tip: Beets are full of folate, manganese, and cancer fighting betacyanin which gives it that glorious color.

 

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