The cornucopia of power foods in this perfectly sweet ruby red juice makes it a nutritional standout. Beet juice is loaded with nitrates, which help open up blood vessels—a benefit that studies assert can lower blood pressure numbers and maybe even improve exercise performance. You can also blend in
a red-skinned apple.
Ingredients (Serves 2)
- 2 medium-sized beets
- 1 celery stalk
- 1/2 English cucumber
- 2 cups (500 mL) sweet cherries, pitted
- 2 cups (500 mL) spinach or beet greens
- 1 cup (250 mL) flat-leaf parsley
Slice beets, celery, and cucumber to the size needed to fit through feed tube of your juicer brand. Run all ingredients through juicer.
Each serving contains: 165 calories; 5 g protein; 1 g total fat (0 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 39 g total carbohydrates (27 g sugars, 7 g fibre); 122 mg sodium