Beets have been cultivated for over 4,000 years and are known for their medicinal properties. Throughout history people used beets as an aphrodisiac. They’re good for the heart, they support detoxification of the body and boost stamina. They’re a high source of energy and are great to add to dishes for a pop of color and flavor! Take a look at some of our beet posts and recipes below!
Favorite Beet Recipe: Coming Soon
Beets are an excellent source of fiber, magnesium, vitamin C and phytonutrients. We often put them (and the beet greens) into smoothies, but our favorite way to eat them is when they are chilled. When we first visited Colorado, we found a wonderful health food store...read more
While learning more about what we eat and how we eat, we found out that chewing our smoothies (rather than just gulping them down) prompts our bodies to release pre-digestive enzymes. The chewing process begins breaking down food with enzymes in our saliva, making it...read more
When the two of us visited Santa Fe, New Mexico, we enjoyed a wonderful lunch at a restaurant called Casa Sena and had one of the most unbelievable salads of our life. It was so fresh, so green and we fell in love with the pickled beets. Now, when we get the craving...read more
Experts say when detoxing, fasting or juicing, it’s important to take in more veggies than fruits, to avoid spikes in blood sugar. This made us get creative with vegetables and we learned so much. For instance, we didn’t know you could juice a potato!...read more
New Year’s 2017 marked the beginning of our journey to a healthier lifestyle. To kick-start our health-kick, we enjoyed a 7 day Detox. Detoxes are a great way to give the body a break and push out toxins by juicing and avoiding solid foods for an extended period...read more